Spanish Springs Airport

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Spanish Springs Airport
Airport typePublic
OwnerBureau of Land Management
OperatorSpanish Springs Pilots Association
ServesReno, Nevada
Elevation AMSL4,600 ft / 1,402 m
Coordinates39°39′59″N 119°43′24″W / 39.66639°N 119.72333°W / 39.66639; -119.72333Coordinates: 39°39′59″N 119°43′24″W / 39.66639°N 119.72333°W / 39.66639; -119.72333
N86 is located in Nevada
Location of airport in Nevada
Direction Length Surface
ft m
16/34 3,540 1,079 Dirt
Statistics (2010)
Aircraft operations4,650
Based aircraft13

Spanish Springs Airport (FAA LID: N86) is a public use airport located 7 nautical miles (8.1 mi; 13 km) north of the central business district of Reno, in Washoe County, Nevada, United States.[1] It is owned by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management[1] and operated by the Spanish Springs Pilots Association, Inc. under BLM Public Airport Lease N-59805.

Facilities and aircraft

Spanish Springs Airport covers an area of 35 acres (14 ha) at an elevation of 4,600 feet (1,400 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 16/34 with a dirt surface measuring 3,540 by 71 feet (1,079 by 22 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending November 30, 2010, the airport had 4,650 aircraft operations, an average of 12 per day: 99% general aviation and 1% military. At that time there were 13 aircraft based at this airport, all single-engine.[1]

See also


  1. ^ a b c d e FAA Airport Form 5010 for N86 PDF. Federal Aviation Administration. Effective November 15, 2012.

External links

  • "Diagram of Spanish Springs Airport (N86)" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-03-04. from Nevada DOT
  • Aerial image as of September 1999 from USGS The National Map
  • Resources for this airport: