Sky Ranch Airport (FAA LID: 3L2), also known as Sky Ranch Estates or Aérodrome de Sky Ranch , is a privately owned, public use airport located two nautical miles (4 km) southwest of the central business district of Sandy Valley, a town in Clark County, Nevada, United States.This field should not be confused with the former Sky Ranch Airport (1930s - 1970) which was located 7 miles (11 km) north of Sparks, Nevada, at which the first two "Reno" National Air Races were flown.
== Facilities and aircraft ==
Sky Ranch Airport covers an area of 158 acres (64 ha) at an elevation of 2,599 feet (792 m) above mean sea level. It has two runways: 3/21 is 3,340 by 45 feet (1,018 x 14 m) with an asphalt surface and 12/30 is 3,300 by 105 feet (1,006 x 32 m) with a dirt surface.For the 12-month period ending January 31, 2011, the airport had 3,000 general aviation aircraft operations, an average of 250 per month.
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