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  • 3294 msl
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Cavern City Air Trml Airport

Carlsbad, NM

Phone: 575-887-3060
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Attendance: Attended
Elevation:3,294 ft (1,004.0 m) (Surveyed)
Location:5.00 mi. SW of Carlsbad
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:ILS, VOR, RNAV, GPS
Runways:03/21, 08/26, 14L/32R, 14R/32L
Longest paved runway: 7854 ft
Fees:No data
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Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 4.80  (self serve service)
Jet-A$ 3.70  (self serve service)
100LL$ 5.00  (full serve service)
Jet-A$ 3.90  (full serve service)

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Runway 03/21

Dimensions:7854 x 150ft. / 2393.9 x 45.7mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 62000 lb
Surface:asphalt, porous friction course, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
033294.5ft. MSL
34° mag
44° true
0.6% down
precisionapproach: 1400ft/Medium-Intensity/Runway Alignment Indicators
ILSRoad, 623 ft Left of center, 24 ft high, 1,080 ft from end, 36:1 clearance slope
213247.4ft. MSL
214° mag
224° true
0.6% up
non-precisionvisual glide slope: 4-Box/Left-Side VASI
Road, 514 ft Left of center, 14 ft high, 388 ft from end, 13:1 clearance slope

Runway 08/26

Dimensions:5334 x 75ft. / 1625.8 x 22.9mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 19000 lb
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in fair conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
083269.8ft. MSL
80° mag
90° true
0.6% down
basicNo DataRoad, Both-Sides, 15 ft high, 310 ft from end, 7:1 clearance slope
263238.8ft. MSL
260° mag
270° true
0.6% up
basicNo DataFence, 125 ft Right of center, 4 ft high, 200 ft from end

Runway 14L/32R

Dimensions:4616 x 150ft. / 1407.0 x 45.7mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 8000 lb
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
14L3240.6ft. MSL
146° mag
156° true
0.0% up
basicNo Data
32R3241.3ft. MSL
326° mag
336° true
0.0% down
basicNo Data615' Disp Threshold
Road, 150 ft Right of center, 15 ft high, 230 ft from end
Apch Ratio 38:1 Fm Dsplcd Thld

Runway 14R/32L

Dimensions:5837 x 100ft. / 1779.1 x 30.5mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 30000 lb
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in fair conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
14R3269.3ft. MSL
144° mag
154° true
0.0% down
non-precisionvisual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
Road, 150 ft Left of center, 7 ft high, 300 ft from end, 14:1 clearance slope
32L3266.8ft. MSL
324° mag
334° true
0.0% up
non-precisionvisual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
385' Disp Threshold
Road, 318 ft Right of center, 15 ft high, 672 ft from end, 31:1 clearance slope
Apch Slope 50:1 Fm Dsplcd Thld

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
Chandler Aviation
  • $5.00
  • $4.80
  • $3.90
  • $3.70
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On field: NE
UNICOM: 123.0
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Services at this airport:

Fuel: 100LL Low-Lead, Jet A1 +Icing Inhibitor
Transportation: Courtesy Car
Rental Cars: 
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Operations: Helicopter, Ultralight

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Operations & More Information

Lat/Long:N32 20.2467' / W104 15.8017'
Charts:NACO: Albuquerque Sectional
Mag Var:10E (1985)
ARTCC:Albuquerque (ZAB)
FSS:Albuquerque (ABQ)
NOTAM Facility:CNM
Approach/Departure Control Facility
Pattern Altitude:
Light Aircraft4293
Wind Indicator:Lighted
Seg. Circle:Yes
Lighting:Pilot Activated Lighting:
  • high intensity: 7 clicks in 5 secs
  • medium intensity: 5 clicks in 5 secs
  • low intensity: 3 clicks in 5 secs
Dusk-Dawn. MIRL Rys 03/21, 08/26 & 14r/32l Preset Low Intst; to Incr Intst & Actvt MALSR Ry 03 - CTAF

Aircraft & Activity

Based GA Aircraft

Single Engine:15
Multi Engine:2

Airport Activity

GA Local:1,925
GA Itinerant:1,725
Air Taxi:303

(12-month period ending on 12/31/2016)

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Contact Addresses

Owner:Airport Manager:
City of CarlsbadSherri Chandler
101 North Halagueno St101 North Halagueno St
Carlsbad, NM 88220Carlsbad, NM 88220
575-887-1191 (Office) 575-887-3060 (Office)