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NV23 Air Sailing Gliderport
Sparks, Nevada, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 15 AUGUST 2019

Location

FAA Identifier: NV23
Lat/Long: 39-52-19.6680N 119-42-03.6810W
39-52.327800N 119-42.061350W
39.8721300,-119.7010225
(estimated)
Elevation: 4300 ft. / 1311 m (estimated)
Variation: 16E (1985)
From city: 20 miles N of SPARKS, NV
Time zone: UTC -7 (UTC -8 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 89510

Gliderport Operations

Gliderport use: Private use. Permission required prior to landing
Activation date: 11/1975
Control tower: no
ARTCC: OAKLAND CENTER
FSS: RENO FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
Attendance: JUN-SEP NOON-DUSK, OCT-MAY SAT-SUN NOON-DUSK
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: yes

Gliderport Communications

WX AWOS-3 at RTS (15 nm SW): 135.175 (775-677-0589)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
FMGr338/20.6MUSTANG VORTAC117.9016E
AHCr122/31.5AMEDEE VOR/DME109.0017E
HZNr286/38.9HAZEN VORTAC114.1017E

Gliderport Services

Airframe service: NONE
Powerplant service: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 17/35

Dimensions: 7000 x 100 ft. / 2134 x 30 m
Surface: dirt/treated
AND RWY 03/21 HAVE ASPH SURFACE 1000 X 20' AT INTXN OF RWYS.
RUNWAY 17  RUNWAY 35
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Runway 3/21

Dimensions: 3000 x 60 ft. / 914 x 18 m
Surface: dirt/treated
RUNWAY 3  RUNWAY 21
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Gliderport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Privately-owned
Owner: AIRSAILING INC
15000 WINEMUCCA RANCH RD
RENO, NV 89506
Phone 775-475-0255
Manager: DAVID VOLKMANN
640 MEADOWGATE CT
RENO, NV 89519
Phone 775-787-3197

Gliderport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 14
Single engine airplanes: 2
Gliders airplanes: 12
    

Additional Remarks

EXTENSIVE GLIDER OPERATIONS,ESPECIALLY ON WEEKENDS.
MONITOR 122.9
AIR SAILING GLIDERPORT. ENTRY FOR PURPOSES OF GLIDER OPERATIONS OR EMERGENCY ONLY. NO POWER PLANE SERVICES.
FOR CD CTC NORCAL APCH AT 916-361-6874.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at NV23.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KRTS - Reno/Stead Airport (15 nm SW)
KRNO - Reno/Tahoe International Airport (23 nm S)
O02 - Nervino Airport (30 nm W)
KAHC - Amedee Army Airfield (31 nm NW)
KSPZ - Silver Springs Airport (35 nm SE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 19-Aug-2019
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:4712:47
Sunrise06:1513:15
Sunset19:4902:49
Evening civil twilight20:1803:18

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  19-Aug-2019 07:12:32
Local (UTC-7)  19-Aug-2019 00:12:32
 
METAR
KRTS 
15nm SW 
190655Z AUTO 30015KT 10SM CLR 19/02 A3007 RMK AO2
KRNO 
24nm S 
190655Z 01007KT 10SM CLR 22/04 A3001 RMK AO2 SLP097 T02220044
TAF
KRNO 
24nm S 
190520Z 1906/2006 VRB03KT P6SM SKC FM192300 29012G20KT P6SM SKC FM200500 VRB03KT P6SM SKC
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