Nellis AFB Bombing Range
Nevada
Nellis Bombing Range
Pahute Mesa Airstrip
Area 18
376'10.00"N 11618'48.00"W
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Pahute Mesa Airstrip

IATA: none ICAO: none FAA: L23
Summary: Airport type  Private
Operator:  United States Department of Energy/Nevada
Location:  Mercury, Nevada
Elevation: AMSL  5,068 ft / 1,545 m

Pahute Mesa Airstrip (FAA LID: L23) is a private-use airport located 31 miles (50 km) northwest of the central business district of Mercury, in Nye County, Nevada, United States. The airport is owned by the United States Department of Energy.

History

It was built in 1968 in Area 18 of the Nevada Test Site for transport planes to support the nuclear testing in the area.

Facilities

Pahute Mesa Airstrip covers an area of 35 acres (14 ha) which contains one asphalt paved runway designated 18/36 and measuring 5,800 x 100 ft (1,768 x 30 m).

SOURCE: Wikipedia Pahute_Mesa_Airstrip
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Building and threee old hangers
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Nellis Bombing Range
Nevada Test Center
Yucca Lake Facility and Airstrip
3757'15.55"N 11601'36.13"W
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Yucca Lake Overview
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Yucca Airstrip

IATA: KUCC ICAO: UCC FAA: NV11
Summary: Operator  Department of Energy
Location: Nevada Test Site
Elevation: AMSL  3,919 ft / 1,195 m

Yucca Airstrip is a private-use airport located 17 miles (27 km) north of the central business district of Mercury, in Nye County, Nevada, United States. The airport is located on the Nevada Test Site and is owned by the United States Department of Energy.

History

The airport was the staging area for SHOT BADGER, a test of the UPSHOT-KNOTHOLE Series on April 18, 1953.

Facilities

Yucca Airstrip Airport covers an area of 41 acres (17 ha) and has one runway: Runway 14/32: 9,000 x 200 ft (2,743 x 61 m), Surface: Salt (Now paved)

SOURCE: Wikipedia Yucca_Airstrip

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Airport Buildings
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..Yucca Lake Janet Terminal
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Yucca Lake Facility #1
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Yucca Lake Facility #2
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