Pleiku Stagefield

U.S. Army Photo - Private Collection

Stagefield: PLEIKU

Latitude/Longitude: 3253'32"N9817'52"W

Army Map Service Coordinates: NM655395

Telephone Number: None

Field Elevation: 968 ft

Traffic Pattern Altitude: 1500 ft

Radio Call: Pleiku

Frequencies: 245.3 - 143.40



2 Autorotation/Refueling Lanes: Lanes, 1600' x 50'

4 Approach Lanes: 4 pads per lane - 30' x 30'

1 Refueling Lane

No paved hovering area


No fixed lighting

Electricity: Portable Generator, 10KW


Windsocks: 2; 1 each in SE and NW corner


Permanent Control Tower: Air conditioned, light gun


Radios Available in Tower:

2 ARC - 60 (UHF), 1 ARC - 524 (VHF)


Ready Room: 8 tables with chairs, no air conditioning, no water available at site, temporary latrines


Wind T: Located mid-field


Distance from Fort Wolters: Air 4.9 NM; Ground 9.2 SM


Restricted Areas: Town of Ganer, 3 KM SW; Do not fly within 500 meters radius of 1 house and filed 1 mile NW


Hazards: Stagefield terraced from lane to lane. Use caution when hovering across lanes.






Present Day Aerial View