Ramrod (Stagefield 3)

U.S. Army Photo - Private Collection

Stagefield: RAMROD (Stagefield 3)

Latitude/Longitude: 3249'30"N 980'34"W

Army Map Service Coordinates: NM928323

Telephone Number: Fort Wolters Ext 3217

Elevation: 955 ft

Traffic Pattern Altitude: 1500 ft

Radio Call: Ramrod

Frequencies: 248.6 - 149.60

 

GENERAL NOTES

6 Lanes : 1600' x 50' each

Hovering Area: 525' x 350'

Parking Area: OH-23 - 18; TH-55 - 22

 

Fixed Lighting: Lanes 3 & 4 - Runway Lights

Lanes 1, 2, 5, & 6 - Approach Lights

Electricity: Commercial Power

 

Windsocks: 5: 1 in each corner, 1 near tower

 

Wind T: Lighted, located mid-field

 

Permanent Control Tower: Air conditioned, light gun, wind velocity and direction indicator, flight training status lights.

 

Radios Available in Tower: 2 ARC - 60 radios (UHF) - 1 ARC - 524 (VHF)

 

Hard surface access road

Distance from Fort Wolters: Air - 2.3 NM - Ground - 6.2 SM

 

Ready Room: Air cooled, potable water, permanent latrine, commercial electricity, 10 tables with chairs, blackboard, area map.

 

Wind T: Lighted, located mid field

 

Restricted Areas: Town of Garner east of field, 1 house south of Garner, SE of field; 1 house 1/2 mile SW of field.

 

Remarks: Aircraft entering east of traffic make entry to upwind 1/3 downwind leg. Windsock near tower restricts operator's view of parking area.

 

Hazards: Powerlines south edge of the stagefield.

 

Present Day Aerial View