Los Alamos Airport

Welcome to the Los Alamos County Airport!
The Los Alamos County Airport (KLAM) is located on the high mesas of the Pajarito Plateau on the eastern flanks of the Jemez Mountains. Built in 1947 by the Atomic Energy Commission to serve the transportation needs of the growing Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory, the Los Alamos County Airport is now publicly owned and operated and your gateway to exploring northwestern New Mexico!

  FUEL Los Alamos Avgas, Inc. Phillips 66 100LL Self-Serve Located at W end of the field on Taxiway F. All major credit cards accepted. Fuel available 24 hours a day. 505-695-1333 Join the Los Alamos Avgas Co-Op, and receive a 35¢/gal discount when you use your Phillips 66/Conoco/76 MasterCard!

AIRCRAFT RENTAL Coyote Aviation 498 Quartz Ave. Los Alamos, NM 87544 505-662-2115 Coyote Avation has a Cessna 172 available for rent: N20960 - 180hp, $68/hr dry The aircraft is fully equipped for IFR flight (dual nav/com w/ glideslope), and can be rented for training, pleasure, and multi-day use.

FLIGHT PLANNING Flight planning room in terminal building, 24 hour access, computer with internet access, printer, phone, fax, and free wireless internet. Courtesy of Los Alamos Avgas.

FLIGHT INSTRUCTORS List of local flight instructors

PARKING Transient Parking - $5/night.

DINING, LODGING, SHOPPING Los Alamos Visitors Guide

AIRCRAFT REPAIR Los Alamos Aircraft Maintenance PO Box 1444 Los Alamos, NM 87544 505-662-5002 8:30 am - 6:00 pm Mon-Fri 10:30 am - 4:00 pm Sat Closed Sundays Major airframe and powerplant repair on all light piston engine aircraft.

FAA Certified A&P/IA. Located on taxiway F between the fuel pump and taxiway C. Hyer Aviation, LLC Hangar 5H 505-670-2542 Major airframe and powerplant repair on all light piston engine aircraft. FAA Certified A&P/IA. Available by appointment.

GROUND TRANSPORTATION Courtesy car - keys are available from both the airport manager's office and the Hertz desk in the terminal building. Hertz Car Rental 1040 Airport Road (in the Terminal Building) Los Alamos, NM 87544 Reservations: 800-654-3131 Local Office: 505-662-8907 Fax: 505-662-7199 7:30 am - 6:00 pm Mon-Fri 7:30 am - 1:00 pm Sat 7:30 am - 3:00 pm Sun Atomic City Transit Free Public Transportation Offering both scheduled service and Dial-a-Ride on-demand service: 505-661-RIDE (7433)

AIRPORT INFORMATION Elevation : 7171' MSL Runway : 9/27, 6000 x 120' CTAF : 123.0 AWOS : 124.175 ( 505-662-8423 ) FSS : 122.2 (ABQ Radio) Approach : 132.8 (ABQ Center) Lat/Lon : 35°52'47.28"N 106°16'09.89"W
Two-Way Radio Communication REQUIRED!


All Landings on Rw 27 - Regardless of Wind Conditions
VFR Approach:
  • Remain east of the Rio Grande river until established on a 5 mile final.
  • DO NOT overfly the community of White Rock - noise sensitive area.
  • Fly a straight-in approach from over the river.
  • Go Around & Aborted Landings:
  • Right turn as soon as speed and altitude permit prior to the approach end of rw 27 .
  • DO NOT overfly Los Alamos townsite. Noise sensitive areas immediately west of airport.
  • Make right traffic, turn final over the "Y".
  • No touch and go landings!


All Departures on Rw 09 - Regardless of Wind Conditions
Run Up: For noise abatement, no run ups west of the Terminal Building.
VFR Depature: Turn left or right 45° (heading 045° or 135°) as soon as speed, altitude, and airspace restrictions permit.


Los Alamos Airport 1040 Airport Road Los Alamos, NM 87544
Airport Manager: Peter Soderquist 505-662-8420