NV65
Airport
Desert Rock
Mercury, Nevada

FAA NFDC Information Effective 56-day cycle 04/03/2014 - 5/29/2014

Ops Comms Services Owner Runways IFR Procs Current NOTAMs Remarks

Location

FAA Identifier:NV65
Lat/Lng: 36.6193994444, -116.032808611
36-37-09.8380N, 116-01-58.1110W
Estimated
Elevation: 3314 feet Surveyed
Magnetic Variation: 15E, (1980), [12E (2014)]
Sectional: LAS VEGAS
From City: 3nm SW of Mercury

Operations

Use: Private
Ownership: Publicly owned
Control Tower: no
ARTCC: Los Angeles Center (ZLA)
FSS: Reno FSS (RNO)
Wind Indicator: Lighted
Landing Fee: no

Communications

UNICOM: 122.800
Other: --ADVY 261.1
--ADVY 118.7
Tower Remarks: Advisory Call is 'Mercury Radio'.

Services

Fuel: Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
Airframe Repair: None
Powerplant Repair: None
Bottled Oxygen: None
Bulk Oxygen: None
Transient Storage: Tie-Down

Based Aircraft

Total: 0

Annual Operations

For year ending: 04/04/1985
AirTaxi: 3200
Non-local GA: 500
Military Operations: 1000
Total: 4700

Ownership

Owner: US Dept Energy/Nevada
Po Box 435 M/S 733
Mercury, Nv 89023
702-295-4015
Manager: Robert Ziehm
P.O. Box 98521
Las Vegas, Nv 89193-8521
702-295-1235

Runways

Runways: 02/20

Runway 02/20

Length: 7515 feet
Width: 100 feet
Surface: Porland Cement Concrete, Good Condition
Runway Lights Edge Intensity: Med Intensity
MIRL Runway 02/20 out of Service Indefinitely.
End 02 End 20
Runway Markings: Basic, Good Condition Basic, Good Condition
Displaced Threshold Distance:   2465'
Visual Glide Slope Indicator:   2-Box VASI on left side of runway
VASI Runway 02/20 out of Service Indefinitely.
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 28:1
Object Height:   100' AGL
Object Distance: 0' Along centerline 3100' Along centerline
Other Objects: +3' Bush 50' out on Right Edge of Runway. Rising Terrain out from Threshold.

Procedures

NOTAMs

Additional Remarks

Used Regularly by Dept of Energy F-27, F-227, Dc-9, Dhc-7, Kingair-Military C-130, Military & D.O.E. Helicopters.
Runway 20 Terrain Rises Throughout Approach Zone.
Runway 20 Clear Approach from Displaced Threshold Xcp for +60' Ascending Terrain to End of Displaced Area.
Use of This Airfield Requires Prior Permission from the Doe. Airport Runway Lights may Require Manual Operation, Which Could Require a Minimum of 30-45 Mins Coordination Prior to Any Usage.

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