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Fort Sumner Municipal Airport

Fort Sumner, NM

Phone: 575-799-7654
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Attendance: Attended
For Attendant After Hrs Call 575-355-2405.Year-round,Mon-Fri/0700-1600
Elevation:4,165 ft (1,269.5 m) (Estimated)
Location:2.00 mi. NE of Fort Sumner
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:(None)
Runways:03/21, 08/26
Longest paved runway: 5802 ft
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Runway 03/21

Dimensions:5802 x 75ft. / 1768.4 x 22.9mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 25000 lb
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in fair conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
03No Data
non-precisionNo DataTree, Both-Sides, 36 ft high, 1,626 ft from end, 39:1 clearance slope
+6 Ft Brush 50 Ft Fm Thld 60 Ft Left and 115 Ft Right of Centerline
21No Data
non-precisionvisual glide slope: Pulsating-Steady Burn/Left-Side VASI
+3-4 Ft Brush 100-200 Ft From Thld 100 Ft Left & 150-250 Ft Right of Centerline

Runway 08/26

Dimensions:5254 x 60ft. / 1601.4 x 18.3mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 17000 lb
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
08No Data
basicNo DataRoad, Both-Sides, 15 ft high, 625 ft from end, 28:1 clearance slope
+3-4 Ft Brush 0-150 Ft Fm Thld 90 Ft Right of Centerline
26No Data
basicvisual glide slope: Pulsating-Steady Burn/Left-Side VASI

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Operations & More Information

Lat/Long:N34 29.2662' / W104 13.0169'
Charts:NACO: Albuquerque Sectional
Mag Var:10E (1985)
ARTCC:Albuquerque (ZAB)
FSS:Albuquerque (ABQ)
NOTAM Facility:ABQ
Approach/Departure Control Facility
Pattern Altitude:
Light Aircraft5166
Wind Indicator:Lighted
Seg. Circle:Yes
Lighting:Pilot Activated Lighting:
  • high intensity: 7 clicks in 7 secs
  • medium intensity: 5 clicks in 5 secs
  • low intensity: 3 clicks in 3 secs
Dusk-Dawn. Actvt MIRL Ry 08/26 - CTAF. MIRL Ry 03/21 Preset Low Intst Till 2200; Aft 2200 Actvt - CTAF

Aircraft & Activity

Based GA Aircraft

Single Engine:3
Multi Engine:2

Airport Activity

GA Local:50
GA Itinerant:100
Air Taxi:

(12-month period ending on 4/15/2014)

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Contact Addresses

Owner:Airport Manager:
Village of Fort SumnerPaul Gauna
Po Box 180Box 180
Fort Sumner, NM 88119Fort Sumner, NM 88119
575-355-2401 (Office) 575-799-7654 (Office)
Mayor Justin Ingram, Jamie Wall- City Clerk