Rodeo Intermediate Field Civil Aeronautics Authority # 57A

Rodeo Intermediate Field Civil Aeronautics Authority # 57A (HM16MO)

Location: Animas, NM 88020 Hidalgo County
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Country: United States of America
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N 31° 55.282', W 109° 2.158'

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The intermediate field system, developed by the U.S. Department of Commerce, greatly increased safety in early commercial aviation. Rodeo Intermediate Field 57A was established in 1930 to enhance navigation for Standard Airlines -later TWA- from California to El Paso, and served as an army auxiliary field during WWII. Its building foundations, earthen air strips and red directional arrow pointing the way to El Paso still are visible today.
HM NumberHM16MO
Year Placed2013
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 14th, 2014 at 10:46am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)12R E 685687 N 3533403
Decimal Degrees31.92136667, -109.03596667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 55.282', W 109° 2.158'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 55' 16.92" N, 109° 2' 9.48" W
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Area Code(s)505
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 712 NM-9, Animas NM 88020, US
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