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Searchlight Airport

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Airport type  Public
Elevation AMSL  3,413 ft / 1,040 m
5,040  1,536
Serves  Searchlight, Nevada
16/34  5,040
Elevation  1,039 m
Searchlight Airport
Owner  U.S. Bureau of Land Management
Address  Searchlight, NV 89046, USA
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Searchlight Airport (FAA LID: 1L3) is a public use airport owned by the owned by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management and located two nautical miles (4 km) south of Searchlight, in Clark County, Nevada, United States. The airport is approximately 70 miles (110 km) south of Las Vegas.

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History

The United States Air Force originally built the airstrip in the early 1950s, as an emergency alternate paved airstrip for Nellis Air Force Base.

The airport was operated by Clark County Department of Aviation until 2006.

Facilities and aircraft

Searchlight Airport covers an area of 179 acres (72 ha) at an elevation of 3,413 feet (1,040 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 16/34 with an asphalt surface measuring 5,040 by 70 feet (1,536 x 21 m). It offers no services and is uncontrolled, unmanned, and unlighted. For the 12-month period ending January 31, 2011, the airport had 300 general aviation aircraft operations, an average of 25 per month.

References

Searchlight Airport Wikipedia


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