Airports

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Care-Flight regularly lands a medivac helicopter in Gerlach.

Below is an alphabetical list of local airports and landing strips.

Black Rock City Airport

Active during Burning Man.

Visual Flight Rules (VFR) charts show the Black Rock City Airport with a purple circle containing an R, indicating that the landing strip is Restricted.

Empire Airport 1A8

Image:Empire Airport (1A8) diagram, NV DOT 2003.gif
  • GNIS
    • "Citation: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) listing of airports and other landing areas in the United States with associated information, 1981. Now available in CD format published quarterly. The year and month of the CD follows if known: 882803"
    • "Entry Date: 01-Sep-1989"
  • Empire 1A8 (AirNav)
    • Activation date: 04/1987
  • Nevada DOT, Empire Airfield (Dead as of 2014-01-01)

Gerlach Landing Strip

There is an abandoned landing strip at the north edge of Gerlach.

Visual Flight Rules (VFR) charts show the Gerlach Landing Strip with a purple circle containing a U, indicating that the landing strip is Unverified.

Gerlach 1964 topo
  • GNIS
    • "Citation: U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, 1:250,000-scale topographic maps; various edition dates. Represents new or changed names from published editions. Map name and year of publication follow (if known): Lovelock/1970"

Soldier Meadow Number 1 Airport

Private, request permission before use.

  • GNIS
    • "Citation: Global Air,AirNav, USGS and FAA. Public and Private Airports of the United States. www.globalair.com, www.airnav.com, www.faa.gov, www.usgs.gov. 24-FEB-2011. 2009 NAIP Imagery and ESRI ArcGISOnline Imagery."
    • "Entry Date: 01-Sep-1989"
  • Soldier Meadow Nr 1 Airport (Air Nav)
    • 45 miles NE of GERLACH, NV
    • Activation Date: 01/1960

Soldier Meadow Number 2 Airport

Private, request permission before use.

  • GNIS
    • "Citation: Global Air,AirNav, USGS and FAA. Public and Private Airports of the United States. www.globalair.com, www.airnav.com, www.faa.gov, www.usgs.gov. 24-FEB-2011. 2009 NAIP Imagery and ESRI ArcGISOnline Imagery."
    • "Entry Date: 01-Sep-1989"
  • Soldier Meadow Nr 2 Airport (Air Nav)
    • 30 miles NE of GERLACH, NV
    • Activation Date: 01/1960

Sulphur Airport

Not shown on VFR Charts, but on topo maps

  • GNIS
    • "Citation: Citation Unknown"
    • "Entry Date: 01-Jul-1991"
    • Sulphur Landing Strip (Alternate name): "'State of Nevada Airports and Landing Strips 1991': Nevada Department of Transportation Planning Division, 1991, scale 1 inch=22 miles approx. Planimetric map showing classes of airports and their locations. 1991"

Summit Lake Landing Strip

Shown as Unverified on VFR charts.

  • GNIS
    • "Citation: Bureau of Land Management (BLM) maps other than 1:100,000-scale and 1:126,720-scale (1/2 inch = 1 mile). The name and year of publication follow (if known): Salem Westside Recreation Map 1996 Virgin Creek/1971"
    • "Entry Date: 01-Oct-1991"

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