Los Alamos Airport (LAM) Information

Los Alamos, NM

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Location & QuickFacts

FAA Information Effective:2013-12-12
Airport Identifier:LAM
Airport Status:Operational
Longitude/Latitude:106-16-07.2700W/35-52-46.8700N
-106.268686/35.879686 (Estimated)
Elevation:7171 ft / 2185.72 m (Surveyed)
Land:89 acres
From nearest city:1 nautical miles E of Los Alamos, NM
Location:Los Alamos County, NM
Magnetic Variation:10E (2005)

Owner & Manager

Ownership:Publicly owned
Owner:County Of Los Alamos
Address:133 Central Park Square
Los Alamos, NM 87544
Phone number:505-663-1750
Manager:Peter Soderquist
Address:1040 Airport Rd
Los Alamos, NM 87544
Phone number:505-662-8420

Airport Operations and Facilities

Airport Use:Open to public
Wind indicator:Yes
Segmented Circle:Yes
Control Tower:No
Lighting Schedule:SEE RMK
ACTVT MIRL RY 09/27 & REIL RY 27 - CTAF.
Beacon Color:Clear-Green (lighted land airport)
Landing fee charge:No
Sectional chart:Denver
Region:ASW - Southwest
Boundary ARTCC:ZAB - Albuquerque
Tie-in FSS:ABQ - Albuquerque
FSS on Airport:No
FSS Toll Free:1-800-WX-BRIEF
NOTAMs Facility:LAM (NOTAM-d service avaliable)
Federal Agreements:N

Airport Communications

CTAF:123.000
Unicom:123.000 

Airport Services

Fuel available:100LL
Airframe Repair:MINOR
Power Plant Repair:MINOR

Runway Information

Runway 09/27

Dimension:6000 x 120 ft / 1828.8 x 36.6 m
Surface:ASPH, Fair Condition
Surface Treatment:Porous Friction Course
Weight Limit:Single wheel: 43000 lbs.
Edge Lights:Medium
  Runway 09 Runway 27
Longitude:106-16-42.8810W106-15-31.6670W
Latitude:35-52-53.2370N35-52-40.4920N
Elevation:7171.00 ft7080.00 ft
Alignment:102127
Traffic Pattern:LeftRight
Markings:Basic, Good ConditionNon-precision instrument, Good Condition
Crossing Height:0.00 ft45.00 ft
VASI:2-light PAPI on left side
Visual Glide Angle:0.00°3.00°
Runway End Identifier:Yes
Obstruction:60 ft tree, 324.0 ft from runway, 2:1 slope to clear
+7 FT FENCE 135 FT FM RY END; +8 FT BLAST FENCE 85 FT FM RY END.
, 50:1 slope to clear

Remarks

RY 27 GRADIENT 1.5% UP TO WEST.
VFR LNDG TRAFFIC REMAIN 5 MILES EAST OF THE ARPT UNTIL TURNING FINAL FOR RY 27 TO AVOID RESTRICTED AREA SOUTH OF THE ARPT.
COYOTES ON & INVOF ARPT.
RADIO COMMUNICATION REQUIRED BEFORE ENTERING TFC PATTERN.
STRONG GUSTY CROSSWINDS.
BLAST BARRIER AER 09.
NO TOUCH & GO LANDINGS.
RY 27 MAKE RIGHT TURN ON GO-AROUND OR MISSED APCH; RESTRICTED AREA ADJ TO SOUTH SIDE OF ARPT.
PRVDD APCH SLOPES TO RY ENDS AT LEAST 20:1 & EXCEPTIONS TO THE ONE WAY OPNS ARE PRVDD IN THE CASE OF ADVERSE TAIL WINDS WHICH WOULD EXCEED A GIVEN ACFT'S TAIL WIND LIMITATIONS.

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