Grant County Airport – Gateway to the Gila!
It is the mission of the Grant County Airport to provide a modern, safe, all-weather airport, enabling our community to take advantage of aviation services such as airline travel, emergency travel or services, easy access into and out of Grant County, as well as many other services, which enhance the quality of life in Grant County.
The Grant County Airport is owned and operated by the Grant County Commission. Built in 1951, Grant County Airport continues to provide a wide range of benefits to the citizens of Grant County and Southwest New Mexico.
T- Hanger rental and ground leases (for those who wish to build their own hanger) are offered by the Grant County Airport. For availability and pricing contact the Airport Manager at the numbers listed below.
Grant County Airport is also home to the Gila National Forest Aerial Fire Base and Fire Cache. Forest Fire fighting support is provided throughout the Southwestern United States from this base.
Directions to Grant County Airport: 188 Airport Road, Hurley NM
When leaving Silver City on Highway 180 East/Silver Height Blvd, the drive is approximately 18 miles to the “Airport Road/Ridge Road” turn off. The turn off is located between mile marker 131/132. Grant Count Airport is located 2 miles off of US 180. Once you enter Airport property (past the second cattle guard), you will continue on until you reach the second Grant County Airport Sign on the right. Advanced Air is located inside the David Diaz Terminal. There is free limited parking available.
How to Book a flight:
We have the only commercial airline service in our corner of New Mexico, which is presently provided by Advanced Air. For schedules, pricing and reservation information, contact Advanced Air at 575-386-6808 or on line AdvancedAirLines.com
How to find lodging:
How to find transportation:
For rental cars call IN ADVANCE (no on-site rental car counter – make arrangements in advance)
- Enterprise Rent A Car: 575-534- 0000
- Lyft and Uber are other possible options
Gila National Forest Aerial Fire Base: 575-538-2702
Grant County Fuel: 575-388-4554 or 575-313-9784
Advanced Air: 575-386-6808
Airport Manager Rebekah Wenger: 575-388-4554
Information for Pilots:
PILOTS LOUNGE: YES
FLIGHT SERVICE: ALBQ 122.4 & 122.15
AWOS: 575-388- 5947, 126.725 MHz
ELEVATION: 5446 Surveyed
RUNWAY SURFACE 08/26: Asphalt
RUNWAY LENGTH: 6,802
LIGHTED: Yes- Radio Controlled Intensity (medium)
WEATHER: 1-800- 992-7433 (Wx Brief)
ABQ ARTCC: 132.65
RUNWAY END COORDINATES 08: Lat 32-37- 56.7290N; Lon108-09- 54.9540W
RUNWAY END COORDINATES 26: Lat 32-37- 56.4760N; Lon 108-08- 35.4370W
FUEL SERVICES: PHILLIPS 66
100 LL SELF SERVICE: 24/7
JET W/ PRIST FULL SERVICE – CALL FOR DETAILS
Grant County provides Phillips Aviation Jet-A and Avgas fuels and is owned by Grant County.
Public Notice for Airport Projects
Grant County, NM/Grant County Airport hereby announces its FY 2019-2021 Triennial DBE Goal for Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) airport construction projects as indicated below:
DBE Goal 4.0%
Project 1: Commercial Services Terminal Reconstruction
Project 2: Terminal Apron Reconstruction (Design)
DBE Goal 10.7%
Project 1: Terminal Apron Reconstruction – Phase 1 – West Construction
Project 2: TWA Rehab (Design)
DBE Goal 11.9%
Overall Three-Year DBE Goal FY 2019-2021: 9.6%
The Grant County Airport’s DBE goal methodology is based on what the airport anticipates receiving for FY 2019-2021. Significant changes to the projects as stated will require an amendment to the DBE goal.