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Furnace Creek Airport

Death Valley National Park, CA

Phone: 760-786-3293
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Attendance: Not Attended
Elevation:210- ft (64.0- m) (Estimated)
Location:N of Death Valley National Park
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:(None)
Runway length: 3065 ft
Fees:No data
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  • TAFs
  • Satellite
  • Sectional

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Runway 15/33

Dimensions:3065 x 70ft. / 934.2 x 21.3mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 4000 lb
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:low
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
15No Data
basicNo DataBrush, 100 ft Left of center, 15 ft high, 210 ft from end
33No Data
basicNo DataBrush, 130 ft Left of center, 15 ft high, 500 ft from end, 20:1 clearance slope

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
National Park Service
    On field: NE
    UNICOM: 122.9
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      Operations & More Information

      Lat/Long:N36 27.6300' / W116 52.7883'
      Charts:NACO: Las Vegas Sectional
      Mag Var:14E (1985)
      ARTCC:Los Angeles (ZLA)
      FSS:Riverside (RAL)
      NOTAM Facility:RAL
      Approach/Departure Control Facility
      Pattern Altitude:Fixed Wing: 790 MSL
      Wind Indicator:Lighted
      Seg. Circle:Yes
      Lighting:Dusk-Dawn. Actvt Bcn & LIRL Rwy 15/33 - CTAF; 5 Clicks on 3 Clicks Off

      Aircraft & Activity

      Based GA Aircraft

      Single Engine:3
      Multi Engine:

      Airport Activity

      GA Local:NaN
      GA Itinerant:10,000
      Air Taxi:

      (12-month period ending on 2/13/2014)

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      Contact Addresses

      Owner:Airport Manager:
      US Dept of Interior/Park SvcJd Updegraff
      Death Valley Natl ParkDeath Valley Natl Park
      Death Valley, CA 92328Death Valley, CA 92328
      760-786-2331 (Office) 760-786-3293 (Office)
      Airport Manager is A Law Enforcement Park Ranger, for Emergencies Can be Reached Through Park Dispatch 760-786-2330
      Acting Park Superintendent: Malorie Smith