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KSKX Taos Regional Airport
Taos, New Mexico, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 01 DECEMBER 2022

Location

FAA Identifier: SKX
Lat/Long: 36-27-06.1000N 105-40-23.1000W
36-27.101667N 105-40.385000W
36.4516944,-105.6730833
(estimated)
Elevation: 7094.6 ft. / 2162.4 m (surveyed)
Variation: 09E (2010)
From city: 8 miles NW of TAOS, NM
Time zone: UTC -7 (UTC -6 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 87571

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 03/1967
Control tower: no
ARTCC: ALBUQUERQUE CENTER
FSS: ALBUQUERQUE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: SKX (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0800-1800
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT REIL RWY 04, 13, 31; PAPI RWY 04, 13, 22, 31; MIRL RWY 04/22, 13/31 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX AWOS-3PT: 132.975 (575-758-5663)
WX AWOS-3 at AXX (19 nm E): 118.025 (575-377-0526)
  • COMMUNICATIONS PRVDD BY ALBUQUERQUE RADIO ON FREQS 122.1R/117.6T (TAOS RCO).
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY ALBUQUERQUE ARTCC (ZAB) 132.8/346.35 (CLINES CORNER RCAG).

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
TASr117/14.7TAOS VORTAC115.8013E
CIMr253/38.7CIMARRON VORTAC116.4013E

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A1+
100LL:FOR JET A FUEL AFT HRS CALL 575-758-5436. 100LL SELF SERVE 24 HRS WITH MAJOR CREDIT CARD.
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MINOR
Powerplant service: MINOR

Runway Information

Runway 13/31

Dimensions: 8600 x 100 ft. / 2621 x 30 m
Surface: concrete/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 51 /F/D/X/T
Single wheel: 60.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
Operational restrictions: RWY 13: 150 FT BLAST PAD. RWY 31: 150 FT BLAST PAD.
RUNWAY 13  RUNWAY 31
Latitude: 36-27.364883N36-26.322005N
Longitude: 105-41.021017W105-39.833837W
Elevation: 7047.3 ft.7024.9 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 128 magnetic, 137 true308 magnetic, 317 true
Markings: precision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Runway 4/22

Dimensions: 5504 x 75 ft. / 1678 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt/porous friction courses, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 4 /F/D/Y/T
Single wheel: 24.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
Operational restrictions: RWY 04: 150 FT BLAST PAD. RWY 22: 250 FT BLAST PAD.
RUNWAY 4  RUNWAY 22
Latitude: 36-27.251757N36-27.757185N
Longitude: 105-40.786142W105-39.854127W
Elevation: 7052.4 ft.7094.6 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 047 magnetic, 056 true227 magnetic, 236 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionbasic, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesno
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: TOWN OF TAOS
400 CAMINO DE LA PLACITA
TAOS, NM 87571
Phone 575-751-2000
Manager: KINO CHAVEZ
PO BOX 1636
EL PRADO, NM 87529
Phone 575-737-9790
EMERGENCY PHONE: 575-779-3027 (CELL)

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 30
Single engine airplanes: 22
Multi engine airplanes: 2
Helicopters: 2
Ultralights: 4
    
Aircraft operations: avg 134/week *
57% transient general aviation
37% local general aviation
3% military
3% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 25 April 2022

Additional Remarks

AVOID OVERFLIGHT OF TAOS PUEBLO WORLD HERITAGE SITE 5 NM EAST OF ARPT.
RWY 04/22 PARALLEL TWY HAS RETRO-REFLECTORS.
WILDLIFE INVOF ARPT.
FOR CD IF UNA TO CTC ON FSS FREQ, CTC ALBUQUERQUE ARTCC AT 505-856-4561.

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 01 December 2022 at 0901Z to 29 December 2022 at 0900z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 04   download (284KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 13   download (324KB)
VOR/DME-B   download (304KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (54KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (178KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KAXX - Angel Fire Airport (19 nm E)
KLAM - Los Alamos Airport (45 nm SW)
KSAF - Santa Fe Municipal Airport (54 nm S)
KLVS - Las Vegas Municipal Airport (54 nm SE)
KRTN - Raton Municipal Airport/Crews Field (59 nm E)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 03-Dec-2022
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:3013:30
Sunrise06:5913:59
Sunset16:4623:46
Evening civil twilight17:1500:15

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  04-Dec-2022 05:36:49
Local (UTC-7)  03-Dec-2022 22:36:49
 
METAR
KSKX 040456Z AUTO 02003KT 10SM OVC017 03/M02 A3036 RMK AO2 SLP287 T00281022
KAXX 
19nm E 
040515Z AUTO 07004KT 10SM OVC020 02/00 A3036 RMK AO2 T00231004
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 Services / Description 
 
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 Taos Aviation
UNICOM 122.80
575-737-9790
575-758-5436
[web site]
[email]
Professional, friendly service. Operating hours 0730-1800, 7 days per week (fee based after hours by request). Heated hangar, ground power unit, de-ice, rental cars, and catering.
 
U.S. Government AIR Card   World Fuel Contract Fuel  
 
More info about Taos Aviation
Phillips 66
100LL Jet A
FS $6.30 $7.25 
SS $6.30 --- 
 Updated 22-Nov-2022
 
   5 read write
FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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