Tonopah Airport

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For the World War II use of this facility, see Tonopah Army Air Field.
Tonopah Airport
USGS aerial image, 1999
Airport type Public
Owner Nye County
Serves Tonopah, Nevada
Elevation AMSL 5,430 ft / 1,655 m
Coordinates 38°03′37″N 117°05′12″W / 38.06028°N 117.08667°W / 38.06028; -117.08667
Direction Length Surface
ft m
15/33 7,161 2,183 Asphalt
11/29 6,196 1,889 Asphalt
Statistics (2009)
Aircraft operations 12,727
Based aircraft 6

Tonopah Airport (IATA: TPHICAO: KTPHFAA LID: TPH) is a county owned, public use airport located seven nautical miles (13 km) east of the central business district of Tonopah, in Nye County, Nevada, United States.[1]

Tonopah Airport

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Tonopah Airport covers an area of 3,820 acres (1,550 ha) at an elevation of 5,430 feet (1,655 m) above mean sea level. It has two asphalt paved runways: 15/33 is 7,161 by 80 feet (2,183 x 24 m) and 11/29 is 6,196 by 50 feet (1,889 x 15 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending November 30, 2009, the airport had 12,727 aircraft operations, an average of 34 per day: 74% general aviation, 25% air taxi, and 2% military. At that time six aircraft were based here: 5 single-engine and 1 helicopter.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for TPH (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective July 29, 2010.

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