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Los Angeles-Albuquerque-Amarillo Airway

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Albuquerque-Amarillo Section

Sectional aeronautical charts: [United States] Albuquerque, NM - March 1932

SECTION MAP NAME GPS PID City/Quad/County
Amarillo Airport 35.223285, -101.769613   Amarillo, Potter Co., TX
English Field 35.224245, -101.699234   Amarillo, Potter Co., TX
94 LA-A Bushland 35.218752, -102.000269   Potter Co., TX
93 LA-A Wildorado, TX 35.219150, -102.237300   Oldham Co., TX
92 LA-A Vega South 35.218967, -102.434719 FM0903 Oldham Co., TX
91 LA-A Adrian DOCILF 35.215443, -102.650671 FM0918 Oldham Co., TX

90 LA-A

35.206690, -102.818617   Oldham Co., TX
89 LA-A 34_89 LA-A Glenrio 35.195588, -102.986494   Oldham Co., TX
88 LA-A Bard 35.199555, -103.179639 FM0954 Quay Co., NM
87 LA-A San Jon 35.186270, -103.410014 FM0969 Quay Co., NM
86 LA-A Tucumcari  bcn 1st
86 LA-A Tucumcari bcn 2nd
35.173972, -103.611361
35.180952, -103.610225

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Quay Co., NM
85 LA-A Tucumcari Peak 35.134325, -103.698928 FM1009 Quay Co., NM
84 LA-A Liberty Mesa 35.166305, -103.855028 FM1020 Quay Co., NM
83 LA-A Muniz Canyon / Montoya 35.158573, -104.079614 FN0458 Quay Co., NM
82 LA-A Newkirk 35.133529, -104.184744 1927 Datum
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Guadalupe Co., NM
81B LA-A Cuervo DOCILF 35.107036, -104.408078   Guadalupe Co., NM
81A LA-A Mesa Cherisco  35.128430, -104.503410 FN0496 Guadalupe Co., NM
34_79_LA-A Colonias 35.130170, -104.806993   Guadalupe Co., NM
78B LA-A Thompson Ranch 35.115041, -105.065710 FN0579 Guadalupe Co., NM
78A LA-A Dilla / Anton Chico DOCILF 35.135861, -105.084748 FN0578 Guadalupe Co., NM
76 LA-A Jacinto Mesa / Palma 35.109546, -105.380205 FN0583 San Miguel Co., NM
75 LA-A Clines Corners /Aqua Verde 35.099837, -105.625915 FN0636 San Miguel Co., NM
73B LA-A El Cuervo Butte 35.085126, -105.849282   Santa Fe Co., NM
73A LA-A Otto DOCILF 35.072907, -106.009003  

Santa Fe Co., NM

73A LA-A Moriarty 34.985701, -106.009900   Torrance Co., NM
72 LA-A Barton 35.062106, -106.216840   Santa Fe Co., NM
71 LA-A Sedillo / Tijeras 35.052923, -106.352002 FO0982 Bernalillo Co., NM
Oxnard Field 35.05112, -106.552792   Bernalillo Co., NM
Transcontinental and Western Air (Inc.) Airport / West Mesa 35.085870, -106.715196   Bernalillo Co., NM
Albuquerque Municipal bcn 35.039930, -106.601156 FO1205 Bernalillo Co., NM

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Winslow-Albuquerque Section

Sectional aeronautical charts: [United States] Albuquerque, NM - March 1932

SECTION MAP NAME GPS PID City/Quad/County
Albuquerque     Bernalillo Co., NM
68 LA-A La Mesita Negra Se 35.056165, -106.794388 FO1422 Bernalillo Co., NM
67 LA-A La Mesita Negra 35.030487, -106.976250 FO1695 Bernalillo Co., NM
66 LA-A Suwanee 1st location 34.984756, -107.148956   Cibola Co., NM
66 LA-A Suwanee 2nd Location 35.055295, -107.169693   Cibola Co., NM
65 LA-A New Laguna 35.044216, -107.342443   Cibola Co., NM
64 LA-A Cubero 35.048712, -107.546137 FO1617 Cibola Co., NM
63 LA-A Acomita DOCILF 35.040125, -107.715146 FO1626 Cibola Co., NM
63 LA-A Acomita 35.061033, -107.725418   Cibola Co., NM
62 LA-A San Rafael bcn 35.042421, -107.983759 FO1641 Cibola Co., NM
62 LA-A San Rafael shed 35.039901, -107.989166   Cibola Co., NM
61 LA-A Oso Ridge 35.038035, -108.116703 FP0466 Cibola Co., NM
60 LA-A     Cibola Co., NM
59B LA-A El Morrow DOCILF 35.021837, -108.403607 FP0472 Cibola Co., NM
59A LA-A Pescado 35.044259, -108.526000 FP0472 Mckinley Co., NM
57 LA-A Zuni 35.057860, -108.794389 FP0501 Mckinley Co., NM
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       

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Kingman-Winslow Section

U.S. Navigation Chart No.

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Los Angeles-Kingman Section

U.S. Navigation 1931 Airway Map No. 132; Los Angeles, CA to Las Vegas, NV.
SECTION MAP
NAME GPS PID  
Kingman      
24 LA-A 34.737093, -114.808021 EU1084  
23 /25 LA-A Needles DOCILF 34.766667, -114.620278    
21 LA-A Goffs DOCILF 34.934056, -115.031806    
18 LA-A 34.569896, -115.487554 EU1113  
17 LA-A Ludlow 34.683473, -116.151375 EV3947  
16 LA-A 34.581173, -115.879133 EU1203  
16 LA-A 34.736487, -116.303467 EV3954  
16 LA-A Bagdad DOCILF  34.573333, -115.878333    
"13 LA-A" Ludlow      

Los Angeles-Daggett

"10B LA-A"Daggett DOCILF      
       
Verdomonte DOCILF "7 LA-A"      
Hesperia DOCILF "6 LA-A"      
       
       
       
       
       
Fontana DOCILF "4 LA-A"      
       
Grand Central      

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Air Commerce Bulletin Vol. 3, No. 1, July 1, 1931 page 4

On the Los Angeles-Amarillo airway, the executive board has approved programs for establishment of intermediate landing fields on the Daggett-Kingman section and for establishment of fields and beacon lights on the Kingman-Winslow, Winslow-Albuquerque, and Albuquerque-Amarillo sections.  Some of the fields and lights already have been installed.  The routing of the airway from Daggett to Amarillo is as follows:

Daggett, Calif. (Indermediate field).
Bagdad, Calif. (Indermediate field).
Goffe, Calif. (Indermediate field).
Kingman, Ariz.
Seligman, Ariz. (Indermediate field).
Ash Fork, Ariz. (Indermediate field).
Maine, Ariz. (Indermediate field).
Winona, Ariz. (Indermediate field).
Winslow Ariz.
Holbrook, Ariz. (Indermediate field).
Seep Lake, Ariz. (Indermediate field).
El Morro, N. Mex. (Indermediate field).
Acomita, N. Mex. (Indermediate field).
Albuquerque, N. Mex.
Otto, N. Mex. (Indermediate field).
Dilla, N. Mex. (Indermediate field).
Cuervo, N. Mex. (Indermediate field).
Tucumcari, N. Mex. (Indermediate field).
Adrian, Tex. (Indermediate field).
Amarillo, Tex

Air Commerce Bulletin Vol. 3, No. 9, November 2, 1931 page 239

Los Angeles-Daggett, Calif. (LA-A Sites Nos. 2 to 10 B,,, inc.)  Due to the intersection of the Los Angeles-Salt Lake and the Los Angeles-Amarillo airways, sites Nos. 2, 3, 4, 5A, 53 Mile Blinker, 5B, 5C, 5D, 6, 7, 9, 10A and 10B, formerly carried on the Los Angeles-Salt Lake Airway, have been redesignated as on the Los Angeles-Amarillo Airway.

Air Commerce Bulletin Vol. 3, No. 12, December 15, 1931 page 309

Los Angeles, Calif.  (LA-SL and LA-A airways):  Beacon light and intermediated field sites on the Los Angeles-Salt Lake City airway lying between Los Angeles and Daggett, Calif., are now designated aids on the Los Angeles-Amarillo airway, which, with certain changes made on the Los Angeles-Las Vegas section of the old Los Angeles-Salt Lake City airway have resulted in the renumbering of the following sites:

Old Site Number New Site Number
Los Angeles-Salt Lake City, old course (Los Angeles-Las Vegas Section): Los Angeles-Amarillo, new course (Los Angeles-Daggett Section):
1 2
3

3

4 4
5A 5A
49 Mile Blinker 53 Mile Blinker
5B 5B
6A 5C
6B 5D
6 6
  Los Angeles-Salt Lake City, new course (Daggett-Las Vegas Sections)
145 Mile Blinker 128 Mile Blinker
15 13
16 14
176 Mile Blinker 158 Mile Blinker
17 16
19 17
200 Mile Blinker 182 Mile Blinker
20 18
21 19
22 20
23 21
242 Mile Blinker 223 Mile Blinker
25 22

Sites Nos. 8, 9, 10, and 12, on the old Los Angeles-Salt Lake City airway route which are soon to be discontinued are omitted from the foregoing list.

Air Commerce Bulletin Vol 4., No. 1, July 1, 1932,  page 25

Los Angeles-Amarillo airway:

Kingman-Winslow section:  11 beacons are in operation, 15 towers have been erected, and the contract is about 60 per cent completed.
Winslow-Albuquerque section: Bids for completing installation of concrete, painting structures, and installing metal route markers were opened June 17.
Albequerque-Amarillo section:  Work of painting towers, installing metal route markers and 3-kilovolt-ampere generators is in progress.

Air Commerce Bulletin Vol 4., No. 5, September 1, 1932,  page 133

Los Angeles-Amarillo airway:

Kingman-Winslow section: All beacons, 19 in number have been installed and are in commision.  Boundary and other lights also have been established at fields.  Completion of various minor matters, such as painting, installation of route markers and concrete work, is still in progress, with the contract about 85 per cent complete.
Winslow-Albuquerque section: The contractor is hauling material to sites and preparing to install route markers, concrete slabs, etc.  The installation of beacons, including those at intermediate fields and boundary lights has been completed and all are in operation.
Albequerque-Amarillo section: The contractor is distributing material to the various sites preparatory to installing route markers, etc.  All beacons including boundary lighting facilities have been installed and are in operation.

Air Commerce Bulletin Vol 4., No. 6, September 15, 1932,  page 162

Los Angeles-Amarillo airway:

Kingman-Winslow section: Contract approaching completion.  All beacons, 19 in number, and boundary lights at fields are in commission.
Winslow-Albuquerque section: Installing of route markers, painting structures and other small items are in progress.  The installation of beacons, including those at intermediate fields and boundary lights, bas been completed and the beacons are in operation.
Albequerque-Amarillo section: Painting of structures is in progress. All beacons and boundary lightin systems have been installed and are in operation

Air Commerce Bulletin Vol 4., No. 7, October 1, 1932,  page 184

Dagget, Calif. (LA-A Sit No. 10A):  A 24-inch clear 1,000,000 candlepower rotating airway beacon light showing six flashes per minute is operated by the Department of Commerce 6 miles south of Daggett.  Red course lights flash dash, dash (_ _).

Stoddard Wells, Calif. (LA-A Sit No. 9):  The Department of Commerce is operating a double-ended 30-inch clear 1,250,000 candlepower rotating airway beacon light, showing 12 flashes per minute, alternate red and white, about 14 1/2 miles south of Barstow.  A directional arrow has been established at the base of the tower.

Air Commerce Bulletin Vol 4., No. 7, October 1, 1932,  page 189

Los Angeles-Amarillo airway:

Kingman-Winslow section: Contract approaching completion.  All  lights are in operation on this section of the airway and approximately 95 per cent of the work has been completed.  It is expected that final inspection of the work will be made in the near future.
Winslow-Albuquerque section: Satisfactory progress is being made on the small contract for the installation of route markers and painting of towers and other structures on this section of the airway is progressing satisfactorily.
Albequerque-Amarillo section: The painting of structures on this section of the airway is progressing satisfactorily.

Air Commerce Bulletin Vol 4., No.14,  January 16, 1933 page  354

Los Angeles-Amarillo airway- Pomona, Calif. (old site No. 2):  The Department of Commerce 24-inch rotating airway beacon light 4 miles west of Pomona has been discontinued.

San Dimas, Calif. (new site No. 2):  The Department of Commerce 36 inch clear rotating airway beacon light 1 1/4 miles southeast of San Dimas shows 6 flashes per minute.  Red course lights flash dot, dot, dash (.._).

The Department of Commerce 24-inch, clear rotating airway beacon lights at the following sites on the Daggett-Kingman section of this airway have been replaced by 36-inch, 1,250,000 candlepower rotating beacon lights, showing six flashes per minute:

Site No. 13.) 8 miles west of Ludlow, CA Dot, dot, dot, dash (..._).
Site No. 18.) 3 3/4 miles northeast of Cadiz, CA, and 4 3/4 miles due west of Siam, CA, Dash, dot, dot, dot (_...).
Site No. 25.) 3/4 miles east of Gold Roads Mine, AR and 14 1/2 miles east of Camp Mohave on Colorado River. Dot, dash, dot (._.)

 

Air Commerce Bulletin Vol 4., No.14,  January 16, 1933 page  355

Los Angeles-Salt Lake airway- Tooele, Utah (site No. 59 B):  The Department of Commerce intermediate landing field, 1 1/2 miles west of Tooele, is to be discontinued on or about January 15.  The 24-inch rotating airway beacon light will remain in operation.  The color of the course lights will be changed to red.  This field is described on page 165 of Airway Bulletin No. 2.

Air Commerce Bulletin Vol 4., No. 15, February 1, 1933,  page  375

Los Angeles-Amarillo airway:
Daggett, Calif. (site No. 10B): Airmen are warned that four 125-foot steel towers are being erected adjacent to the Department of Commerce intermediate landing field 6 miles east of Daggett. Red lanterns mark these towers at night. This field is described on page 14 of Airway Bulletin No. 2.

 

Arrows and Beacons may be on private property, DO NOT TRESSPASS!
This is a work in progress and will be constantly updated as new information is found. Beacons arrraged the same as airway map.
DOCILF= Department of Commerce Intermediate Landing Field
LA-A ( Los Angeles-Amarillo)

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