Las Cruces International Airport (IATA: LRU, ICAO: KLRU, FAA LID: LRU) is a city-owned, public airport nine miles west of the central business district of Las Cruces, in DoÃ±a Ana County, New Mexico. It is in the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2019 23 which categorized it as a regional general aviation facility. LRU is a landing rights airport and is on a mesa overlooking the Mesilla Valley. The airport was the base for Zia Airlines from 1972 to 1980. There have been no scheduled passenger flights to this airport since Westward Airways ceased operations on July 25, 2005. The airport is used by general aviation, the United States government, New Mexico State University, private charters and the local CAP squadron. National Guard’s C Company, 3rd Battalion, 140th Aviation Regiment, operates and houses four UH-72 Lakota helicopters at the Las Cruces International Airport. The field retains a terminal in case scheduled flights return to the facility. The nearest commercial air travel is available at El Paso International Airport or Albuquerque International Sunport.
|Contact Number:||+1 575-541-2471|
|Airport Address:||8990 Zia Blvd, Las Cruces, NM 88007, United States|