Battle Mountain Flight Strip

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Battle Mountain Flight Strip (1942-1946) - A World War II U.S. Army Airfield that was established in 1942 near Battle Mountain, Lander County, Nevada. Named Battle Mountain Flight Strip after the location. Closed after the end of WWII in 1946.


Battle Mountain Flight Strip was an emergency landing airfield by the Reno Army Air Base for military aircraft on training flights. It was also designated as a CAA Intermediate Field for civil aircraft emergency use. It was closed after World War II and was turned over for local government use by the War Assets Administration (WAA).

Current Status

Now a general aviation airport called Battle Mountain Airport. The Airport is owned by Lander County and operated by the Battle Mountain Airport Authority. The Responsible Air Route Control Center (ARTCC) is ZLC (Salt Lake City)

Location: Near Battle Mountain in Lander County, Nevada.

Maps & Images

Lat: 40.599722 Long: -116.876111

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  • Elevation: 4,532'

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See Also:


  • US Army Owned, Sponsored and Leased Facilities Report, AMD-1, Office of the Chief of Engineers, 31 Dec 1945, CDSG Pdf
  • Shaw, Frederick J. Ed., Locating Air Force Base Sites: History's Legacy, updated 2014, Air Force History and Museums Program, USAF, Washington DC, 2004, 268 pages


Fortification ID:

  • NV0006 - Battle Mountain Flight Strip

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