El Mirage Field

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El Mirage Field
Adelanto Airport

Mirage Auxiliary Airfield
2006 USGS airphoto
IATA: noneICAO: noneFAA LID: 99CL
Summary
ServesEl Mirage, California
Coordinates34°37′24″N 117°35′59″W / 34.62333°N 117.59972°W / 34.62333; -117.59972
Map
99CL is located in California
99CL
Location of El Mirage Field
Runways
DirectionLengthSurface
ftm
04/223,7001,128Asphalt
16/343,7001,128Asphalt (closed)
07/253,200975Asphalt (closed)
 
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El Mirage Field
Adelanto Airport

Mirage Auxiliary Airfield
2006 USGS airphoto
IATA: noneICAO: noneFAA LID: 99CL
Summary
ServesEl Mirage, California
Coordinates34°37′24″N 117°35′59″W / 34.62333°N 117.59972°W / 34.62333; -117.59972
Map
99CL is located in California
99CL
Location of El Mirage Field
Runways
DirectionLengthSurface
ftm
04/223,7001,128Asphalt
16/343,7001,128Asphalt (closed)
07/253,200975Asphalt (closed)

El Mirage Field is a private airport located 3 miles west of El Mirage, 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.

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History

During World War II, the airport was designated as Mirage Auxiliary Airfield (No 3), and was an auxiliary training airfield for Victorville Army Airfield, California.

The wartime runways are abandoned and not used by General Atomics for their UAV testing.

See also

References

 This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the Air Force Historical Research Agency.

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