Empire, Nevada

FAA NFDC Information Effective 56-day cycle 06/22/2017 - 8/17/2017

Ops Comms Services Owner Runways IFR Procs Current NOTAMs Remarks


FAA Identifier:1A8 (One-Alpha-Eight)
Lat/Lng: 40.5785555556, -119.351444444
40-34-42.8000N, 119-21-05.2000W
Estimated by FAA-EST on 08/11/2010
Elevation: 3990 feet Estimated
Magnetic Variation: 17E, (1985), [14E (2017)]
From City: 1nm W of Empire


Use: Open to the public
Airspace Analysis: CONDITIONAL
VFR Use only; Runway 25 Threshold Displaced to Provide 20:1 Approach Slope.
Ownership: Publicly owned
Activation: 04/1987
Control Tower: no
ARTCC: Oakland Center (ZOA)
NOTAMs and Weather: RNO NOTAM-D service at airport
Wind Indicator: Unlighted
Segmented Circle: yes
Landing Fee: no


CTAF: 122.900


Based Aircraft

Single Engine GA: 1
Total: 1

Annual Operations

For year ending: 04/30/2016
Local GA (< 20 miles): 150
Non-local GA: 90
Total: 240


Owner: Empire Mining Co
Airport Owned by US Bureau of Land Management and Leased to Empire Mining Co
Po Box 157
Gerlach, Nv 89412-3665
(702) 875-1899
Manager: Michael L Christopher
Po Box 197
Gerlach, Nv 89412
(775) 304-6067


Runways: 07/25

Runway 07/25

Length: 3170 feet
Width: 48 feet
Surface: Natural Soil, Good Condition
End 07 End 25
Right Hand Pattern: Yes  
Displaced Threshold Distance:   800'
Displaced Threshold Marked by 8 White Tires.
Objects:   Powerline
Object Marking:   Marked
Objects affecting Navigable Airspace (CFR part 77): Utility runway with a visual approach Utility runway with a visual approach
Object Clearance Slope: 50:1 1:1
Approach Ratio 21:1 to Displaced Threshold Due to 40 Ft Powerlines 850 Ft from Threshold L & R of Centerline.
Object Height:   40' AGL
Object Distance:   50' Along centerline

Runway 18/36

Length: 3770 feet
Width: 42 feet
Surface: Natural Soil, Good Condition
End 18 End 36
True Alignment: 202, (188 Magnetic) 022, (008 Magnetic)
Right Hand Pattern: Yes  
Elevation at End: 3975.0' MSL 3969.0' MSL
Objects: Powerline  
Objects affecting Navigable Airspace (CFR part 77): Utility runway with a visual approach Utility runway with a visual approach
Object Clearance Slope: 40:1 50:1
Object Height: 25' AGL  
Object Distance: 1000' Along centerline



Additional Remarks

No Takeoff Runway 07 Due to Powerline & Ball Field Lights +50 Ft.
Runway 18 Threshold Marked with White Tires.
1 Ft Berms Around All Runways.
Use Caution Runway 18/36 Very Soft on S 600 Ft.
Prior Permission, Call for Conds.

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