Airports

aerial view of Furnace Creek
Aerial view of Furnace Creek, looking northwest. The Furnace Creek Airport is visible behind the oasis
 

There are no scheduled commercial flights into or out of any airport within Death Valley National Park. Pilots with their own aircraft may use the airports, but other than a shuttle service provided for guests of the Furnace Creek Inn & Ranch Resorts, there is no public ground transportation or rental vehicles available from either airport.


Furnace Creek Airport (L06)
Location: 1 mile NW of Furnace Creek Ranch.
Coordinates: 36° 27.6300; -116° 52.7883
Waypoint: BTY-114.7 181° 21.4 miles.
Telephone: (760) 786-3200.
Hours: not attended.
Elevation: (minus) -210.
Pattern altitudes: 789 MSL all aircraft.
Runways: 15-33, 3,040 x 70 asphalt; Weight limit: single wheel – 4.0

  • Lights: none. Daytime operations only.
  • Obstructions: Trees rwy 15; Brush rwy 33.

Approaches: (VFR). FSS: Riverside 122.2.
Radio Frequency: CTAF: 122.9. FSS: 122.2
Charts: Las Vegas sectional, low-altitude L5.
Noise abatement procedures: noise sensitive area to east, avoid overflight. 2500' AGL minimum over Death Valley NP boundaries.
Notes: Right traffic rwy 15. Taxi only on pavement.
Lodging: The Oasis at Death Valley. 1½ mi (760) 786-2345. Airport pickup service available.
Tie Down Cables: Bring your own tie downs.
Fuel: No fuel available


Stovepipe Wells Airport (L09)
Location: ¼ mile W of Stovepipe Wells Village.
Coordinates: 36° 36.2300: -117° 09.5533
Waypoint: BTY-114.7 223°, 23.1 miles.
Telephone: (760) 786-3200
Hours: not attended.
Elevation: 25.
Pattern altitudes: 825 MSL all aircraft.
Runways: 5-23 3,260 x 65 asphalt;
  • Lights: none. Daytime operations only.
Obstructions: aircraft parked 75' from runway centerline.
Approaches: VFR. FSS: Riverside 122.2
Frequencies: CTAF 122.9; FSS 122.2,
Charts: Las Vegas sectional; low-altitude L5.
Noise abatement procedures: 1ft/rgt trfc to avoid overflight of campground. 2500' AGL minimum over Death Valley NP boundaries.
Notes: Right traffic rwy 23. Road rwy 23.
Lodging: Stovepipe Wells Hotel & Restaurant, 1/4 mile (760) 786-2387.
Tie Down Cables: Bring your own tie downs.
Fuel: no fuel available

Last updated: February 8, 2019

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