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Alamogordo-White Sands Regional Airport

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Alamogordo Weather (°F)

KALM (0.3 NM at True Heading of 208)
METAR: KALM 071435Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 22/11 A3011 RMK AO2
TAF: N/A

Location

Latitude: 
32-50-21.9000N (32.839417)
Longitude: 
105-59-28.1000W (-105.991139)
Elevation: 
4199.9 feet MSL (1280 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
7.7 E (as of September 2021 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -7.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -6.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
04 N.M. SW of Alamogordo, New Mexico
Found On: 
Albuquerque Chart
FAA Region: 
ASW

Contacts

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 
JIM TALBERT
3500 AIRPORT ROAD
ALAMOGORDO, NM 88310
575-439-4110
CITY OF ALAMOGORDO
1376 E 9TH STREET
ALAMOGORDO, NM 88310
505-439-4100

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
10/1959
Control tower: 
No
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
ALL/ALL/0700-1700
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZAB (Albuquerque)
Responsible ARTCC: 
ZAB (Albuquerque)
Lighting Schedule: 
SEE RMK
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
Yes
Beacon Color: 
White-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
5200 feet (1585 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
ALM
NOTAM-D Service: 
Yes
International Airport of Entry: 
No
Customs Landing Rights: 
No
Military Landing Rights: 
Yes
Civil/Military Joint Use: 
No

Based Aircraft

Single Engine:  71
Multi Engine:  8
GA Helicopters:  1
Gliders:  4
Ultralights:  1

Annual Operations (as of 03/23/2020)

Total Operations:  34100
Air Taxi:  100 0.3%
GA Local:  22000 64.5%
GA Itinerant:  10000 29.3%
Military Aircraft:  2000 5.9%

Communications

CTAF:  122.800
Unicom:  122.800
Approach:  HOLLOMAN
120.6
ALBUQUERQUE ARTCC
Departure:  HOLLOMAN
120.6
ALBUQUERQUE ARTCC
AWOS-3:  127.825 (575-439-4112)

  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY ALBUQUERQUE ARTCC (ZAB) ON FREQS 132.65/257.6 WHEN HOLLOMAN APCH CTL (HMN) CLSD.
   

Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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Area Code: 505

Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
Brandiger Aviation
  
437-4179
Ed's Flying Service, Inc.
  
Unicom 122.8, 123.3 on request 437-4330, after hours call 437-9198, -4330, or 682-2090 100, Jet A
Mesa Air
  
437-9111
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Flight Service Stations

Primary Alternate
FSS on Field:  N
FSS Name (ID):  Albuquerque(ABQ)
Frequency: 
Toll Free Phone:  1-800-WX-BRIEF

Instrument Procedures / Charts


FAA Terminal Procedures valid from 0901Z 08/12/21 to 0901Z 09/09/21.

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HOT - Hot Spots
IAP - Instrument Approach Procedure Charts
MIN - Minimums
STAR - Standard Terminal Arrival Charts
Page Type Page Name Volume Action Since
Last Cycle
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 04 SW-1 Changed
MIN ALTERNATE MINIMUMS SW-1
MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS SW-1
ODP CORONA ONE (OBSTACLE) (RNAV) SW-1
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Navigation Aids (Navaids) near ALM

Navigational Aid (NAVAID) distances from the airport are listed in Nautical Miles (NM).

Nearby Airports with Fuel

Dist (NM) Name (Airport IDs) True Hdg Mag Hdg Fuel Grade
43.9 Sierra Blanca Regional Airport
(RUI KSRR SRR)
31 23 100LL, Jet A
48.8 Carrizozo Municipal Airport
(F37)
5 357 100LL
57.5 Las Cruces International Airport
(LRU KLRU LRU)
235 227 100LL, Jet A-1+
64.9 El Paso International Airport
(ELP KELP ELP)
197 189 100LL, Jet A-1+, Jet B+
67.9 Dona Ana County International Jetport Airport
(DNA)
212 204 100LL, Jet A-1+
68.6 Truth Or Consequences Municipal Airport
(TCS KTCS TCS)
290 282 100LL, Jet A-1+
76.8 Artesia Municipal Airport
(ATS KATS ATS)
89 82 100LL, Jet A-1
78.5 Roswell Air Center Airport
(ROW KROW ROW)
69 62 100LL, Jet A, Jet A-1+
79.7 Fabens Airport
(E35)
185 177 100LL
84.4 Socorro Municipal Airport
(ONM KONM ONM)
327 319 100LL
92.4 Cavern City Air Trml Airport
(CNM KCNM CNM)
108 101 100LL, Jet A-1+
94.0 Deming Municipal Airport
(DMN KDMN DMN)
248 240 100LL, Jet A-1+

Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

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Remarks

A110-1 8000 FT MOUNTAINS 4 NM EAST OF ARPT.
A110-2 USE RWY 22 WHEN WINDS LESS THAN 5 KNOTS.
A110-3 VFR FLIGHTS BTN EL PASO & ALAMOGORDO-WHITE SANDS FOLLOW HWY 54 & REMAIN WEST OF HWY 54 & RR TRACKS REMAINING CLEAR OF RSTRD AIRSPACE.
A110-4 GLIDER & ULTRALIGHT ACTIVITY ON & INVOF ARPT.
A110-5 HOLLOMAN RAPCON IFR STANDBY SVC AVBL ON 60 MIN RECALL 575-572-7575.
A110-6 UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLE ACTIVITY & MILITARY OPS INVOF AIRPORT.
A110-8 FOR CD IF UNA TO CTC ON FSS FREQ, CTC ALBUQUERQUE ARTCC AT 505-856-4561.
A14 BRIAN CESAR IS THE ASST. CITY MGR.
A16 OR 575-551-6245 (CELL).
A17 FOR ACFT SVC AFT HRS CALL 575-437-2474.
A30-17/35 RWY 17/35 NOT AVBL FOR ACFT OPS DURING WET CONDITIONS; CALL AHEAD FOR CONDITIONS 575-551-6245.
A58-04 RWY 4, +3-6 FT BRUSH, 0-200 FT FM END OF RWY, 185-250 FT RIGHT OF CNTRLN.
A81-APT MIRL RWY 04/22 PRESET MED INTST. INCR INTST & ACTVT PAPI RWY 04, VASI RWY 22 - CTAF.

Runways

Runway Summary

Runways: 04/22
17/35
Longest Runway: 04/22 is 9207 ft (2806 m) long
Runways with an Instrument Approach:

ALM Airport Runway Details

Runway 04/22  9207 ft x 150 ft (2806 m x 46 m)
Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 11/02/2016
Surface:  Asphalt - Good condition - Porous friction course
Runway Pavement Class:  48 /F/B/X/T
Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
Single Wheel Landing Gear:  54.0
Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  74.0
Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  120.0
Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

Runway 04

Runway 22

Elevation: 
4127.0 4199.9
Latitude: 
32-49-44.2791N 32-50-48.0442N
Longitude: 
106-00-13.8485W 105-58-56.8259W
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
046 226
ILS Type: 
Glide Path Angle: 
3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
Traffic Pattern: 
Right Left
Runway Markings Type: 
Nonprecision Instrument Nonprecision Instrument
Runway Markings Condition:
Good Good
Arresting Device: 
Object at End: 
Object Height: 
Object Marked/Lighted?: 
Distance from End: 
Object Centerline Offset: 
Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
4-Light PAPI On Right Side Of Runway 2-Box VASI On Left Side Of Runway
Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
Approach Light System: 
REIL: 
Yes Yes
Touchdown Lights: 
Centerline Lights: 
Threshold Crossing Height: 
55 40
Threshold Elevation: 
Displaced Threshold: 
Threshold Latitude: 

Threshold Longitude: 

Declared Distances
Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
9207 9207
Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
9207 9207
Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
9207 9207
Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
9207 9207

Runway 17/35  3257 ft x 190 ft (993 m x 58 m)
Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 11/02/2016
Surface:  Asphalt - Good condition -
Runway Pavement Class: 
Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
Single Wheel Landing Gear: 
Dual Wheel Landing Gear: 
Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 
Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

Runway 17

Runway 35

Elevation: 
4195.0 4174.2
Latitude: 
32-50-54.2994N 32-50-22.2579N
Longitude: 
105-59-09.7021W 105-59-05.6651W
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
174 354
ILS Type: 
Glide Path Angle: 
0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
Traffic Pattern: 
Left Right
Runway Markings Type: 
None None
Runway Markings Condition:
Good Good
Arresting Device: 
Object at End: 
BRUSH BRUSH
Object Height: 
4 4
Object Marked/Lighted?: 
Distance from End: 
32 0
Object Centerline Offset: 
Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
Approach Light System: 
REIL: 
Touchdown Lights: 
Centerline Lights: 
Threshold Crossing Height: 
Threshold Elevation: 
Displaced Threshold: 
Threshold Latitude: 

Threshold Longitude: 

Declared Distances
Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 

Services

Airframe Repair: 
Major
Powerplant Repair: 
Major
Bottled Oxygen: 
None
Bulk Oxygen: 
None
Fuel Available: 
100LL, Jet A-1+
Landing Fees: 
No
Parking: 
Hangars and tiedowns available

Maps & Diagrams

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