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22 / 23 ELP-FTW Odessa

GPS: 31.914223, -102.364019

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This site is within 5 miles of an airport, you need to be a certified drone pilot to fly a drone here.

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Location / Airway

Location / Name

TEXAS:  Ector County

22 /23 ELP-FTW Odessa DOCILF, Department of Commerce Intermediate Landing Field, site No. 22 /23 on the El Passo-Fort Worth airway
AKA Odessa Airport

GPS: 31.914223, -102.364019

Contract Air Mail

CAM #33 Los Angeles-Atlanta
El Paso-Fort Worth Airway
El Paso-Stanton Section


Robertson Aircraft Corporation and Southwest Air Fast Express (Inc.)
Contract awarded October 15, 1930

Subcontract for mail service on C.A.M. Route No. 33 made October 1, 1931
Between Robertson Aircraft Corporation and Southwest Air Fast Express (Inc.) parties of the first part
Southern Air Fast Express parties of the second part, subcontractor


Observations and Notes

Location of this arrow was sent by Dan R. Linebarger. 

This arrow was created using red morter, thus the reddish color.

June 12, 2017

The Odessa beacon site is located out a very large field just south of the airport in Odessa, Tx. We strongly suggest using gps when walking out to the arrow, as it's located among tall grass & bushes. Even with our gps device we found it somewhat difficult to locate it, even though we were within 100 feet of it. You can't see it until you're almost on it.

June 11, 2018

Flew the drone as certified drone pilot.


Contributors Photos

Photos contributed by Nick Gerlick on January 15, 2019





Odessa American newspaper / online

We had a phone interview with Cory Paul on July 18, 2018


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