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PALM SPRINGS AIRPORT
Description Sources don’t agree about track layouts used over the years, so some info reported here are wrong, but I don’t know what they are.
Location Palm Springs
CA - California - Western States
Location Palm Springs Municipal Airport
Latitude - Longitude + 33°49'36"     -116°30'26"
33.826667     -116.507222
UTM Coordinates X = 545599.418  -  Y = 3743046.591  -  Zone 11S
Aerial photo / Map (*)  Google Maps  -    Bing Maps  -    Flash Earth  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Microsoft Research Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) MapQuest
Altitude AMSL 130 m - 427 ft
Inauguration April 16th 1950
Closing January 1960
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) English (United States) home.san.rr.com/fsheff/covps1157.htm
(2) English (United States) home.san.rr.com/fsheff/covps355.htm
(3) English (United States) home.san.rr.com/fsheff/palmspr3b.htm
(4) English (United States) www.na-motorsports.com/Tracks/CA/PalmSprings.htmlNorth American Motorsports Pages
(5) English www.racingcircuits.netMotor Racing Circuits Database
(6) English www.silhouet.com/motorsport/tracks/palmspr2.htmlThe GEL Motorsport - Tracks Around The World

(*) NOTE: a complete and detailed view of the circuit can be found (if available) on Street View by Google Maps and/or Bird's Eye and 3D views by Bing Maps for Enterprise (former Microsoft Virtual Earth): both can be reached using their own link in Aerial photo / Map cell.

(**) For on-line not-English speaking sources, click on each small flag and you open the corresponding Google Translator page with automatic translation.

Palm Springs Airport
Description Layout used until 1952 or 1954, depending on sources
Years 1950÷195?
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Airfield course
Inauguration April 16th 1950
Closing  
Last update of this page October 15th 2008
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 3540  m 11616  ft 2.2  mi   (5)
length 4667  m 15312  ft 2.9  mi   (4)

Palm Springs Airport
Description  
Years 1953
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Airfield course
Inauguration March 21st 1953
Closing March 21st 1953
Last update of this page October 15th 2008
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 3219  m 10560  ft 2  mi   (4)

Palm Springs Airport
Description  
Years 1953÷1955
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Airfield course
Inauguration March 22nd 1953
Closing 1955
Last update of this page October 15th 2008
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 4184  m 13728  ft 2.6  mi   (4)

Palm Springs Airport
Description  
Years 1955
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Airfield course
Inauguration 1955
Closing 1955
Last update of this page October 15th 2008
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 3701  m 12144  ft 2.3  mi   (2)

Palm Springs Airport
Description  
Years 1956
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Airfield course
Inauguration 1956
Closing 1956
Last update of this page October 15th 2008
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  

Palm Springs Airport
Description  
Years 1956÷1960
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Airfield course
Inauguration December 3rd 1956
Closing January 1960
Last update of this page October 15th 2008
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 3540  m 11616  ft 2.2  mi   (6)
length 4667  m 15312  ft 2.9  mi   (1)




Latitude - Longitude: + 33°49'36", -116°30'26"
If the aerial photo is not visible, you have to zoom out by clicking (maybe more then once) button ’-’ in top left corner

Updates
Date Track layout Years Description by Map by Thanks to Note
October 15th 2008     Guido de Carli     Update Description
January 21st 2007   1950÷195? Guido de Carli        
May 3rd 2003     Guido de Carli     New Description
Not all eventual updates issued in last years are already visible in this list

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