Grey Butte Field Airport(Redirected from Gray Butte Field Airport)
Gray Butte Field Airport is a private airport located 25 miles east of Palmdale, California. It is owned by General Atomics of San Diego. Its primary use is the development and testing of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) for the United States Military and the United States Government.
Gray Butte Field Airport
Gray Butte Auxiliary Airfield
2006 USGS airphoto
Grey Butte Field Airport, has a sister site located at El Mirage Field.
Aircraft to have been known to be operated and developed at this facility include:
- Predator XP
- Gray Eagle
- Gray Eagle Extended Range (GE-ER)
The wartime runways are abandoned and now used by General Atomics for their UAV testing.
The airfield was assigned the FAA location identifier GVM, but on July 26, 2012, the airport's location identifier was changed to 04CA..
- "Location Identifiers". Federal Aviation Administration. Retrieved 2012-12-19.