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18_26A SF-SL Granite Point / Lovelock /

Derby Field

GPS: 39.578623, -119.490192

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Location / Airway

Location / Name

NEVADA:  Pershing County
Commonly called Derby Field #26
AKA Granite Point #26A and Lovelock Airport
"26A SF-SL"
gps:  40.069792, -118.570921

Transcontinental Airway

Route established September 8, 1920

Pilots Log February 21, 1921, Between SLC + 293. Alkali Lake and SLC + 363. Humboldt Lake, NEV.
U. S. Post Office pilots

Night Airmail

Flights started on July 1, 1924

Contract Air Mail

CAM #18 San Francisco CA-Chicago IL
Route established July 1, 1927
San Francisco-Salt Lake airway
Reno-Elko section
Boeing Air Transport awarded CAM #18 on January 28, 1927


U.S. Department of Commerce
Aeronautics Branch
Air Comerce Bulletin Vol 2 No.10 Page 265, November 15, 1930
Notices to Airmen and Aircraft Operators
Airport And Airway Changes and Warnings
Nevada (SF-SL airway).—Discontinuances on the San Francisco-Salt Lake airway, effective November 30, 1930, are given herewith. It will be noted that these items are carried by site number sequence rather than the customary alphabetical order of geographical names. Site No. 26. a 2,000,000 candlepower beacon light in operation near Lovelock and two green course lights flashing characteristic No. 6. This field covered by Airway Bulletin No. 850 is to be abandoned.


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