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Empire Airport (Nevada)

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Airport type  Public
Elevation AMSL  3,990 ft / 1,216 m
3,170  966
Elevation  1,216 m
Serves  Empire, Nevada
7/25  3,170
966  Dirt
Owner  USG Corporation
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Empire Airport (FAA LID: 1A8) is a public use airport located at the northwest corner of the former town of Empire, in Washoe County, Nevada, United States. It is owned by the US Bureau of Land Management, and leased to U.S. Gypsum Company.

Facilities and aircraft

Empire Airport covers an area of 75 acres (30 ha) at an elevation of 3,990 feet (1,216 m) above mean sea level. It has two runways with dirt surfaces: 7/25 is 3,170 by 48 feet (966 x 15 m) and 18/36 is 3,770 by 42 feet (1,149 x 13 m).

For the 12-month period ending December 30, 2011, the airport had 150 general aviation aircraft operations, an average of 12 per month. At that time there was one single-engine aircraft based at this airport.

References

Empire Airport (Nevada) Wikipedia


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