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 to airports 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. There is NO aircraft fuel available at 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
  • Hours: Not Attended
  • Elevation: (minus) -210
  • Pattern altitudes: 789 MSL all aircraft
  • Runways: 15-33, 3,040 x 70
    • Asphalt: poor condition; numerous cracks, bumps, ruts, and areas of crumbling asphalt over the entire length of the runway. Consider treating like a gravel/unpaved surface, and use caution at takeoff and landing.
    • 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 of resort and campground. All aircraft to maintain 2500' AGL minimum over Death Valley NP boundaries.
  • Notes: Right traffic rwy 15. Taxi only on pavement. Runway pavement in poor condition. Use caution.
  • 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
  • Hours: Not Attended
  • Elevation: 25 feet
  • 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: Noise sensitive area to the south, avoid overflight of resort and campground. All aircraft to maintain 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: October 8, 2021

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