Seaplane Base

Conchas Lake Seaplane Base (FAA LID: E61) is a public use seaplane base located two nautical miles (4 km) southwest of the central business district of Conchas Dam, in San Miguel County, New Mexico, United States. It is owned by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. It has one seaplane landing area measuring 21,120 by 1,320 feet (6,437 by 402 m).



FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 11 OCTOBER 2018
Location
FAA Identifier: E61
Lat/Long: 35-23-03.1750N / 104-12-58.9150W
35-23.052917N / 104-12.981917W
35.3842153 / -104.2163653
(estimated)
Elevation: 4201 ft. / 1280 m (estimated)
Variation: 10E (1985)
From city: 2 miles SW of CONCHAS DAM, NM
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -7 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 88421

Seaplane Base Operations
Seaplane Base use: Open to the public
Activation date: 01/1979
Control tower: no
ARTCC: ALBUQUERQUE CENTER
FSS: ALBUQUERQUE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: ABQ (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATNDD
Wind indicator: no
Segmented circle: no

Seaplane Base Communications
CTAF: 122.9

Nearby radio navigation aids
VOR radial/distance VOR name Freq Var
TCCr280/32.6 TUCUMCARI VORTAC 113.60 12E

Seaplane Base Services

Runway Information

Runway ALL/WAY
Dimensions: 21120 x 1320 ft. / 6437 x 402 m
Surface: water
RUNWAY ALL RUNWAY WAY
Traffic pattern: left left

Seaplane Base Ownership and Management from official FAA records
Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: ABQ DIST; US ARMY CORPS OF ENG
280 BELL RANCH RD
CONCHAS DAM, NM 88416
Phone 575-868-2221

Manager: KEVIN HEATLEY
280 BELL RANCH RD
CONCHAS DAM, NM 88416
Phone 575-868-2221
EMERGENCY PHONE JOE MARTINEZ AT 575-403-8705.

Seaplane Base Operational Statistics

Aircraft operations: 20/year *
100% transient general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 02 April 2018


Additional Remarks
A52-ALL ALL/WAY DAM 5000' NE OF SEALANE.
- SMALL BOAT TRAFFIC HEAVY IN LANDING AREA MAY-OCT.
- LAKE LEVEL FLUCTUATES FM 4153 FT TO 4201 FT MSL. LNDG AREA BECOMES HAZARDOUS DUE TO EXPOSED SNAGS & LAND MASSES AT LEVELS BELOW 4175 FT.
- SEAPLANE OPERATIONS ARE PROHIBITED ON THAT PORTION OF THE LAKE NORTH OF THE DAM.
- WIND WARNING LGTS LCTD WEST OF DAM AT LODGE TO THE SOUTH. LIGHTS FLASH IF WINDS ARE GREATER THAN 20 MPH.
- MOST WINDS OUT OF SW. RECOMMEND LNDG AND TKOF OPNS TO THE WEST.
- MONITOR LAKE LEVEL BY CONTACTING CRNS OFFICE AT 575-868-2221, FACEBOOK OR U.S.C.G.S WEBSITE UNDER CONCHAS LAKE.
- SOUTH RAMP GATE CODE IS 4230.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at E61.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KTCC - Tucumcari Municipal Airport (32 nm E)
KLVS - Las Vegas Municipal Airport (48 nm W)
KCVS - Cannon Air Force Base (74 nm SE)
KCVN - Clovis Municipal Airport (80 nm SE)
KAXX - Angel Fire Airport (81 nm NW)



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