Nogales International Airport

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Nogales International Airport
Airport typePublic
OwnerSanta Cruz County
ServesNogales, Arizona
Elevation AMSL3,955 ft / 1,205 m
Coordinates31°25′04″N 110°50′52″W / 31.41778°N 110.84778°W / 31.41778; -110.84778
OLS is located in Arizona
OLS is located in the United States
Direction Length Surface
ft m
3/21 7,200 2,195 Asphalt
Number Length Surface
ft m
H1 97 30 Concrete
Aircraft operations (2017)46,850
Based aircraft (2019)19

Nogales International Airport (IATA: OLS, ICAO: KOLS, FAA LID: OLS) is a county-owned public-use airport located 8 miles (7.0 nmi; 13 km) northeast of the central business district of Nogales, a city in Santa Cruz County, Arizona, United States[1] and is also a port of entry into the United States. It is included in the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2019–2023, in which it is categorized as a local general aviation facility.[2] It is not served by any commercial airlines as of June 2014.

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Nogales International Airport covers an area of 340 acres (140 ha) at an elevation of 3,955 feet (1,205 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 3/21 with an asphalt surface measuring is 7,200 by 100 feet (2,195 x 30 m). It also has one helipad designated H1 with a concrete surface measuring 97 by 97 feet (30 x 30 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending April 17, 2017, the airport had 46,850 aircraft operations, an average of 128 per day: 87% general aviation, 9% military, and 4% air taxi. In February 2019, there were 19 aircraft based at this airport: 12 single-engine and 7 multi-engine.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for OLS (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. effective February 28, 2019.
  2. ^ "NPIAS Report 2019-2023 Appendix A" (PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. October 3, 2018. Retrieved March 2, 2019.

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