Light Sport Aviation LLC is hangered on the North Las Vegas Airport (KVGT), convenient to the famous Las Vegas Strip and the Downtown "Freemont Street Experience". A short hop to Boulder Dam, Grand Canyon, Big Bear and over 50 state parks within a short one hour hop. The night view of Las Vegas is a sight you will never forget!
KVGT is a full service FBO with plenty of long term parking. The Tailwind restaurant is open from 6:00am until late at night. A pilots lounge with free Wi-Fi and free computer use. A great place to hang out and talk to other pilots.
Light Sport Aviation
North Las Vegas Airport
Aircraft will be fueled and ready to go. If additional fuel is required pull up to any 100LL pump. For each 10 gal added please add 1/2 ounce of fuel additive (supplied in aircraft).
access to aircraft during business hours
Aircraft is located in a locked hanger on the field. We will make every effort to meet you and hand you the keys.
access to aircraft after business hours
We will make every effort to meet you and hand you the keys. Procedures are in place for after hours access and will be provided if we are not there.
returning aircraft during business hours
Park the aircraft in hanger and shut hydraulic door. Fill out clip board with name, hobbs out/in, telephone no. Lock hanger door when leaving.
standard departure procedures
KVGT is a towered Class "D" airport (tower closed at 2300 hrs). We are tucked under KLAS Class "B" which must be avoided or request "Flight Following" from ground control upon departure (recommended).
best way to get flight following
Contact ground on 121.7 upon initial contact and request flight following. They will coordinate with proper authorities and provide heading, frequency, and squawk code.
local reporting points
Lone Mountain and Red Rock and Red Rock Casino to the west, Santa Fe Casino on final approach to rwy 12
typical TFR considerations
Please become familiar with several published KLAS Class "B" transitions. Easy way is to request "Flight Following" for approach control. They will hold your hand.
noise sensitive areas
Maintain 3500 MSL over valley.
Watch restricted areas north of KVGT.
The valley is surrounded by mountains.
nearby special use airspace
Many military restricted zones to the North.
air carrier arrival paths to be avoided
Watch KLAS Class "B" airspace if skirting around city. Best to get Flight Following.
unique weather challenges / microclimates
Can get windy! KVGT runways are well oriented but if you are in trouble declare a "Wind Emergency" and land on a taxi way!
local terrain considerations
Mountains to the West.
best sights to see in the area
Grand Canyon (west) Boulder Dam and Lake Mead Death Valley Las Vegas at Night Colorado River Lake Powell Zion Canyon, UT Bryce Canyon, UT Over 50 Nevada and Utah national parks
best airports to visit in the area
Mesquite, NV (67L) Free transportation to local Casino Henderson, NV (KHND) Sheshone, CA. (Great food Furnace Creek, CA (L06) (Gateway to Death Valley) Grand Canyon West (L25) Not the best food but the view is Spectacular! Ceder City, UT (Ski Resort) Loaner Car Temple Bar, AZ Good Food
density altitude considerations
The Evektor performs well in our climate. But it gets HOT, and HIGH.
traffic flows around local sites / terrain features
Other than Grand Canyon West airport, other special requirements are in place. Please make yourself aware before flying the Grand Canyon.
taxiway / runway incursion hotspots
KVGT is a confusing airport. The Garmin has safe taxi diagrams but if you are confused, ask for "Progressive".
run up area
Run up areas are on both ends of runway 12R and 30L.
What does the tower want you to do before you call ready for takeoff?
Get current ATIS on 118.05
preferred pattern entries
Tower will advise.
You can not drive on airport without pass. We provide a golf cart for transportation or the Out Back is within walking distance.
Nov. 27, 2017, 10:28 a.m.