Desert Rock Airport

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Desert Rock Airport
Airport type United States Department of Energy/Nevada
Operator Mercury, Nevada
Elevation AMSL 3,314 ft / 1,010 m
Coordinates 36°37′10″N 116°01′58″W / 36.61944°N 116.03278°W / 36.61944; -116.03278Coordinates: 36°37′10″N 116°01′58″W / 36.61944°N 116.03278°W / 36.61944; -116.03278
Direction Length Surface
ft m
2/20 7,515 2,291 concrete

Desert Rock Airport is a private-use airport three miles (5 km) southwest of Mercury, in Nye County, Nevada.[1] The airport is on the Nevada Test Site and is owned by the United States Department of Energy.


The airfield is on the site of the former Camp Desert Rock, a US Army facility.


Desert Rock Airport covers 100 acres (40 ha) and has one runway:


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