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Black Rock Airport

Black Rock Airport is a public use airport located three nautical miles (6 km) northeast of the central business district of Zuni Pueblo, a pueblo in McKinley County, New Mexico, United States. It is owned by the Pueblo of Zuñi.[1] According to the FAA's National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2009–2013, it is classified as a general aviation airport.[2]

Black Rock Airport
Airport typePublic
OwnerPueblo of Zuñi
ServesZuni Pueblo, New Mexico
Elevation AMSL6,454 ft / 1,967 m
Coordinates35°04′59″N 108°47′30″W / 35.08306°N 108.79167°W / 35.08306; -108.79167Coordinates: 35°04′59″N 108°47′30″W / 35.08306°N 108.79167°W / 35.08306; -108.79167
Direction Length Surface
ft m
6/24 4,807 1,465 Asphalt
Statistics (2009)
Aircraft operations110

Although many U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, this airport is assigned ZUN by the FAA but has no designation from the IATA[3] (which assigned ZUN to Union Station in Chicago, Illinois[4]).

Facilities and aircraftEdit

Black Rock Airport covers an area of 88 acres (36 ha) at an elevation of 6,454 feet (1,967 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 6/24 with a fair-condition asphalt surface measuring 4,807 by 50 feet (1,465 x 15 m). For the 12-month period ending March 31, 2009, the airport had 110 aircraft operations: 91% air taxi and 9% general aviation.[1]


  1. ^ a b c FAA Airport Master Record for ZUN (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective 8 April 2010.
  2. ^ National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2009–2013: Appendix A: Part 4 (PDF, 1.61 MB) Archived June 6, 2011, at the Wayback Machine. Federal Aviation Administration. Updated 15 October 2008.
  3. ^ "Zuñí Pueblo, New Mexico - Black Rock Airport (ICAO: KZUN, FAA: ZUN)". Great Circle Mapper. Retrieved 15 April 2010.
  4. ^ "Chicago, Illinois - Union Station (IATA: ZUN)". Great Circle Mapper. Retrieved 15 April 2010.

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