Double Eagle II Airport

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Double Eagle II Airport is a public airport located seven miles northwest of the central business district of Albuquerque, a city in Bernalillo County, New Mexico, United States. It is owned by the City of Albuquerque.Located on the far west side of the city, it is Albuquerque's second airport after Albuquerque International Sunport. Construction began in 1982, and the airport was named for the Double Eagle II balloon, the first balloon to cross the Atlantic Ocean, piloted by Ben Abruzzo, Maxie Anderson, and Larry Newman.Although most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, Double Eagle II is assigned AEG by the FAA but has no designation from the IATA .General aviation, Air ambulance, corporate flights, military flights, training flights, charter, and private make up approximately 120,000 annual operations.Utilicraft Aerospace Industries has announced that, together with the Navajo Nation, the city, and the State of New Mexico, it is building the Utilicraft FF-1080, a small cargo aircraft. Double Eagle II will be the final assembly point.

Address

7401 Paseo Del Volcan NW
Albuquerque, NM
87120

Telephone

(505) 244-7888

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