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Desert Rock Airport

Mercury, NV

Phone: 702-295-1235
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Attendance: Not Attended
Elevation:3,314 ft (1,010.1 m) (Surveyed)
Location:3.00 mi. SW of Mercury
Beacon: Present
Instrument Procedures:(None)
Runway length: 7515 ft
Fees:No data
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Runway 02/20

Dimensions:7515 x 100ft. / 2290.6 x 30.5mWeight Bearing Cap:
Surface:concrete, no surface treatment, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
02No Data
basicNo Data+3' Bush 50' Out on Right Edge of Rwy
20No Data
basicvisual glide slope: 2-Box/Left-Side VASI
2465' Disp Threshold
Power-Line, ft of center, 100 ft high, 3,100 ft from end, 28:1 clearance slope
Rising Terrain Out From Thr VASI Ry 02/20 Out of Service Indefly

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Fuel: Jet A

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    Operations & More Information

    Lat/Long:N36 37.1640' / W116 1.9685'
    Charts:NACO: Las Vegas Sectional
    Mag Var:15E (1980)
    ARTCC:Los Angeles (ZLA)
    FSS:Reno (RNO)
    NOTAM Facility:
    Approach/Departure Control Facility
    Pattern Altitude:No data provided. Assume 1000 AGL
    Wind Indicator:Lighted
    Seg. Circle:No
    Lighting:No data

    Aircraft & Activity

    Airport Activity

    GA Local:NaN
    GA Itinerant:500
    Air Taxi:3,200

    (12-month period ending on 4/4/1985)

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    Contact Addresses

    Owner:Airport Manager:
    US Dept Energy/NevadaRobert Ziehm
    Po Box 435 M/S 733P.O. Box 98521
    Mercury, NV 89023Las Vegas, NV 89193-8521
    702-295-4015 (Office) 702-295-1235 (Office)