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18NV
(formerly 1A8)
Empire Airport
Empire, Nevada, USA


FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 06 DECEMBER 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: 18NV
Lat/Long: 40-34-42.8000N / 119-21-05.2000W
40-34.713333N / 119-21.086667W
40.5785556 / -119.3514444
(estimated)
Elevation: 3990 ft. / 1216 m (estimated)
Variation: 17E (1985)
From city: 1 mile W of EMPIRE, NV
Time zone: UTC -8 (UTC -7 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 96136

Airport Operations

Airport use: Private use. Permission required prior to landing
Activation date: 04/1987
Control tower: no
ARTCC: OAKLAND CENTER
FSS: RENO FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: RNO (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATNDD
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: yes

Airport Communications

CTAF: 122.9

Airport Services

Runway Information

Runway 18/36

Dimensions: 3770 x 42 ft. / 1149 x 13 m
Surface: dirt, in good condition
RUNWAY 18  RUNWAY 36
Latitude: 40-35.002007N40-34.424343N
Longitude: 119-20.936562W119-21.235610W
Elevation: 3975.0 ft.3969.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 185 magnetic, 202 true005 magnetic, 022 true
Obstructions: 25 ft. pline, 1000 ft. from runway, 40:1 slope to clearnone

Runway 7/25

Dimensions: 3170 x 48 ft. / 966 x 15 m
Surface: dirt, in good condition
RUNWAY 7  RUNWAY 25
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Displaced threshold: no800 ft.
DSPLCD THLD MKD BY 8 WHITE TIRES.
Obstructions: none40 ft. pline, marked, 50 ft. from runway, 1:1 slope to clear
APCH RATIO 21:1 TO DSPLCD THLD DUE TO 40 FT PLINES 850 FT FROM THLD L & R OF CNTRLN.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Privately-owned
Owner: EMPIRE MINING CO
PO BOX 157
GERLACH, NV 89412-3665
Phone (702) 875-1899
AIRPORT OWNED BY US BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT AND LEASED TO EMPIRE MINING CO
Manager: MICHAEL L CHRISTOPHER
PO BOX 197
GERLACH, NV 89412
Phone (775) 304-6067

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 1
Single engine airplanes: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 20/month *
62% local general aviation
38% transient general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 30 April 2016

Additional Remarks

NO TKOF RY 07 DUE TO PLINE & BALL FIELD LGTS +50 FT.
RWY 18 THLD MKD WITH WHITE TIRES.
1 FT BERMS AROUND ALL RYS.
USE CAUTION RY 18/36 VERY SOFT ON S 600 FT.
PPR, CALL FOR CONDS.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at 18NV.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KAHC - Amedee Army Airfield (41 nm SW)
KLOL - Derby Field Airport (47 nm SE)
KSVE - Susanville Municipal Airport (57 nm W)
KRTS - Reno/Stead Airport (60 nm SW)
O02 - Nervino Airport (65 nm SW)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 15-Dec-2018
 Local
(UTC-8)
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(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:4414:44
Sunrise07:1515:15
Sunset16:3000:30
Evening civil twilight17:0101:01

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  15-Dec-2018 17:28:54
Local (UTC-8)  15-Dec-2018 09:28:54
 
METAR
KLOL 
47nm SE 
151653Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR M02/M06 A3014 RMK AO2 SLP233 T10221056
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