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KALM Alamogordo-White Sands Regional Airport
Alamogordo, New Mexico, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 26 APRIL 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: ALM
Lat/Long: 32-50-21.9000N / 105-59-28.1000W
32-50.365000N / 105-59.468333W
32.8394167 / -105.9911389
(estimated)
Elevation: 4199.9 ft. / 1280.1 m (surveyed)
Variation: 08E (2020)
From city: 4 miles SW of ALAMOGORDO, NM
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -7 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 88310

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 10/1959
Control tower: no
ARTCC: ALBUQUERQUE CENTER
FSS: ALBUQUERQUE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: ALM (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0700-1700
FOR ACFT SVC AFT HRS CALL 575-437-2474, 575-430-8963 OR 575-414-0678.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: MIRL RWY 04/22 PRESET MED INTST. INCR INTST & ACTVT PAPI RWY 04, VASI RWY 22 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX AWOS-3: 127.825 (575-439-4112)
HOLLOMAN APPROACH: 120.6
HOLLOMAN DEPARTURE: 128.1
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY ALBUQUERQUE ON FREQS 132.65/257.6 WHEN HOLLOMAN APCH CTL CLSD.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
BWSr038/1.6BOLES VOR/DME109.6008E
PIOr286/39.3PINON VOR/DME110.4012E

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A1+
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: HIGH

Runway Information

Runway 4/22

Dimensions: 9207 x 150 ft. / 2806 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/porous friction courses, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 48 /F/B/X/T
Single wheel: 54.0
Double wheel: 74.0
Double tandem: 120.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 4  RUNWAY 22
Latitude: 32-49.737985N32-50.800737N
Longitude: 106-00.230808W105-58.947098W
Elevation: 4127.0 ft.4199.9 ft.
Gradient: 0.8% UP0.8% DOWN
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 038 magnetic, 046 true218 magnetic, 226 true
Declared distances: TORA:9207 TODA:9207 ASDA:9207 LDA:9207TORA:9207 TODA:9207 ASDA:9207 LDA:9207
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on right (3.00 degrees glide path)2-box VASI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Runway 17/35

Dimensions: 3257 x 190 ft. / 993 x 58 m
Surface: dirt, in fair condition
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
Operational restrictions: RWY 17/35 NOT AVBL FOR ACFT OPS DRG WET CONDITIONS; CALL AHEAD FOR CONDITIONS 575-430-6513.
RUNWAY 17  RUNWAY 35
Latitude: 32-50.904990N32-50.370965N
Longitude: 105-59.161702W105-59.094418W
Elevation: 4195.0 ft.4174.2 ft.
Gradient: 0.1% DOWN0.1% UP
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 166 magnetic, 174 true346 magnetic, 354 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 4 ft. brush, 20 ft. from runway, 115 ft. right of centerline, 5:1 slope to clear4 ft. brush, 105 ft. right of centerline

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF ALAMOGORDO
1376 E 9TH STREET
ALAMOGORDO, NM 88310
Phone 505-439-4110
Manager: JIM TALBERT
3500 AIRPORT ROAD
ALAMOGORDO, NM 88310
Phone 575-439-4110
OR 575-551-6245 (CELL).

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 86
Single engine airplanes: 68
Multi engine airplanes: 11
Gliders airplanes: 5
Ultralights: 2
    
Aircraft operations: avg 91/day *
66% local general aviation
30% transient general aviation
3% military
<1% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 05 April 2017

Additional Remarks

8000 FT MOUNTAINS 4 NM EAST OF ARPT.
USE RWY 22 WHEN WINDS LESS THAN 5 KNOTS.
VFR FLIGHTS BTN EL PASO & ALAMOGORDO-WHITE SANDS FOLLOW HWY 54 & REMAIN WEST OF HWY 54 & RR TRACKS REMAINING CLEAR OF RSTRD AIRSPACE.
GLIDER & ULTRALIGHT ACTIVITY ON & INVOF ARPT.
HOLLOMAN RAPCON IFR STANDBY SVC AVBL ON 60 MIN RECALL 575-572-7575.
UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLE ACTIVITY & MILITARY OPS INVOF AIRPORT.
RWY 17-35 NOT AVAILABLE TO AIRCRAFT DURING WET CONDITIONS; CALL AHEAD FOR CONDITIONS 575-551-6245.

Instrument Procedures

NOTE: All procedures below are presented as PDF files. If you need a reader for these files, you should download the free Adobe Reader.

NOT FOR NAVIGATION. Please procure official charts for flight.
FAA instrument procedures published for use from 26 April 2018 at 901Z to 24 May 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 04 **CHANGED**   download (273KB)
VOR RWY 04 **CHANGED**   download (266KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (38KB)
 
CORONA TWO (OBSTACLE)   download (180KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (152KB)

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KLRU - Las Cruces International Airport (57 nm SW)
KBIF - Biggs Army Airfield (Fort Bliss) (63 nm S)
KELP - El Paso International Airport (65 nm S)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 20-May-2018
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:3511:35
Sunrise06:0312:03
Sunset19:5801:58
Evening civil twilight20:2602:26

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  20-May-2018 12:44:21
Local (UTC-6)  20-May-2018 06:44:21
 
METAR
KALM 
2nm SE 
201235Z AUTO 36004KT 10SM CLR 14/M14 A3002 RMK AO2
KHMN 
5nm W 
201158Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 12/M10 A3002 RMK AO2 SLP103 T01181105 10173 20107 52020 $
TAF
KHMN 
5nm W 
201200Z 2012/2118 12009KT 9999 SKC QNH2998INS BECMG 2017/2018 20012KT 9999 SKC QNH3003INS BECMG 2020/2021 18012G18KT 9999 SKC QNH2996INS BECMG 2101/2102 14009KT 9999 SKC QNH2999INS BECMG 2105/2106 VRB06KT 9999 FEW050 QNH3003INS BECMG 2114/2115 16009KT 9999 FEW030 QNH3005INS TX30/2021Z TN09/2013Z
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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Exile Aviation UNICOM 122.80
575-437-2474
575-430-8963
[email]
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