Playas Air Strip
Playas, New Mexico

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:NM86
Lat/Lng: 31.9367591667, -108.536715278
31-56-12.3330N, 108-32-12.1750W
Elevation: 4519 feet Surveyed
Magnetic Variation: 11E, (1985), [9E (2017)]
Sectional: EL PASO
From City: 4nm SE of Playas


Use: Private
Ownership: Privately owned
Activation: 07/1978
Control Tower: no
ARTCC: Albuquerque Center (ZAB)
FSS: Albuquerque FSS (ABQ)
Wind Indicator: Unlighted
Landing Fee: no


UNICOM: 122.800


Based Aircraft

Total: 0

Annual Operations

Total: 0


Owner: New Mexico Tech Univ / Emrtc
801 Leroy Place
Socorro, NM 87801
(575) 835-5434
Manager: Jacob Carrillo
801 Leroy Pl
Socorro, NM 87801
(575) 838-7394
24 Hour Duty Officer Phone 575-418-8314.


Runways: 06/24

Runway 06/24

Length: 4865 feet
Width: 50 feet
Surface: Asphalt / Bituminous Concrete, Poor Condition
Severe Alligator Cracking.
Runway Lights Edge Intensity: Med Intensity
End 06 End 24
Objects: Fence Fence
Object Marking: Lighted Lighted
Objects affecting Navigable Airspace (CFR part 77): Utility runway with a visual approach Utility runway with a visual approach
Object Height: 5' AGL  
Object Distance: 257' Along centerline 162' Along centerline



Additional Remarks

Airport is Used by Both Fixed Wing and Rotary Wing Acfts.
Exercise Care in the Area Due to Frequency Military Activity Including Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Operations.
Rapidly Rising Terrain to the East and Frequency Gusty Winds.

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