Hawthorne Industrial Airport (KHTH)
Hawthorne, NV 89415
Hours of Operation
Weekdays: 24 hours
Weekends: 24 hours
Landing Fee: $0
Ramp Fee: $0
Tie-Down Fee: (donations)
Overnight Fee: $0
|Fuel Type||Price ($/gal)|
|Jet A with Prist||$5.46|
Elevation: 4,230′ MSL
Latitude: 38° 32.42’ N
Longitude: 118° 37.56’ W
AWOS 120.225 or (775) 945-0727
- Runway 10-28 paved Length: 6000′ long, 100′ wide, PAPI lights for 28, runway lights click on 3 low,5 medium, and 7 high density, REIL lights both ends. Runway 10 elevation is 4180.1′. Runway 28 elevation is 4230.4′
- Runway 15-33 Dirt, 3,250′ long, 130′ wide, no lights or markings. Runway 15 elevation is 4163.9′. Runway 33 elevation is 4211.0.
- The airport is listed as left traffic.
Box Hangar – door 42′, depth 35′. Daily/weekly by donation at this time.
Airport Facilities Information
Pilot lounge door to apron open 24/7, restrooms, WiFi and login/password is on back of Betty Easley’s business card. Hawthorne information and map is on the counter and in the cars. When volunteer is present there is access to drinks, snacks, computer, microwave, and table. Park benches and a picnic table are outside.
Ground Transportation Options
There are three courtesy cars available for Hawthorne access.
Places to Stay Nearby
- Best Inn and Suites, 1402 5th St, (775)945-2660
- El Capitan Resort Casino and Restaurant, 540 F St (800) 922-2311 or (775) 945-3321,
- Holiday Lodge, 5th St & J St, (775) 945-3316
- Monarch Motel, 1291 5th St, (775) 945-3117
- Sand and Sage Motel, 1301 5th St, (775) 945-3352
There are 13 various food establishments in Hawthorne and their names and addresses are available at the airport. Sit-down restaurants are Diego’s, El Capitan, Maggie’s Once More, McDonald’s, Nevada Pizza, Pizza Factory, Port of Subs, Wong’s Chinese Fast Food, and Yogurt Bar. Take out places are Hawthorne Shell Mini Mart, Mr. Beane’s Coffee Drive-Thru, Pepper’s Place, and the Safeway Deli.
Places to See/Things to Do
Hawthorne Ordnance Museum, Lion’s Park with Walking Path and summer swimming pool, Mineral County Memorial Rose Garden, Mineral County Museum, Mineral County Public Library, Veteran’s Memorial Park, and the Walker Lake Golf Course with public access on the Army Base. Addresses are available at the airport.
B&B Hardware, Bodies at Work Fitness Center, Dollar General, Dollar Store, Family Store & Emporium, Flowers by Ness, Johnson Enterprises, NAPA, Patricia’s Estate Sale Warehouse, Some Laundromats, Souled Out Art, Towe’s Computer Repair, Wagner’s Hardware, Wee Hawk Pawn Shop.
Walker Lake is north of Hawthorne. There is a large herd of wild horses on the south end of the lake on Army property. Big Horn Sheep can often been seen in the area of the Walker Lake community and the road on the west side of the lake.
Mt Grant is west of Hawthorne and is 11,285′ elevation.
The Hawthorne Army Depot’s (HWAD) land mass covers most of the valley and the Army owns Mt Grant and other mountains in the area. They are under the Joint Munitions Command (JMC) and the stated mission is: Hawthorne Army Depot (HWAD) stores conventional munitions, demilitarizes and disposes of unserviceable, obsolete and surplus munitions; and maintains serviceability through inspection and renovation to ensure munitions readiness.
There are many interesting sites within a day trip from Hawthorne such as the ghost town of Bodie, Mono Lake and the Mono Lake Visitor’s Center, Tioga Pass with a high view into Yosemite National Park, and other attractions. Efforts are being made to have individuals who know the area be able to take visitors to some of these places. Call Betty to see if someone is available.
Flying over the area gives wonderful views of interesting mountain terrain, valleys, and mines.
Airport Contact Info
Hawthorne, NV 89415
Contact Person: Betty Easley – Greeter / Mike Trujillo – Airport Manager
Telephone: (775) 945-9286 / (775) 312-0223
Email: Betty – HTHGreeter@gbis.com / Mike – firstname.lastname@example.org