Airport Info


Elevation: 7171' MSL

Runway: 9/27, 6000 x 120'

CTAF: 123.0

AWOS: 124.175 (505-662-8423)

FSS: 122.2 (ABQ Radio)

Approach: 132.8 (ABQ Center)

Lat/Lon: 35°52'47.28"N 106°16'09.89"W

Two-Way Radio Communication REQUIRED!



All Landings on Rw 27 - Regardless of Wind Conditions

VFR Approach:

    • Remain east of the Rio Grande river until established on a 5 mile final.

    • DO NOT overfly the community of White Rock - noise sensitive area.

    • Fly a straight-in approach from over the river.

Go Around & Aborted Landings:

  • Right turn as soon as speed and altitude permit prior to the approach end of rw 27.

  • DO NOT overfly Los Alamos townsite. Noise sensitive areas immediately west of airport.

  • Make right traffic, turn final over the "Y".

  • No touch and go landings!


All Departures on Rw 09 - Regardless of Wind Conditions

Run Up:

For noise abatement, no run ups west of the Terminal Building.

VFR Departure:

Turn left or right 45° (heading 045° or 135°) as soon as speed, altitude, and airspace restrictions permit.

Caution for Strong Gusty Crosswinds on Final!