USA - UNITED STATES
RENO, STEAD
Description Aerial base of US Navy opened in 1945 and closed in 1966. In 1961 an airfield circuit was created on its runways.
Location Reno Stead
NV - Nevada - Western States
Location On Reno Stead Airfield runways, approx 1 km - 0.6 mi South West of current Desert Raceway Park kart track
Latitude - Longitude + 39°40'04"     -119°52'53"
39.667778     -119.881389
UTM Coordinates X = 252838.213  -  Y = 4394853.883  -  Zone 11S
Aerial photo / Map (*) Aerial photo / Map (*) Google Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Bing Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Flash Earth  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Microsoft Research Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) MapQuest
Altitude AMSL 1520 m - 4987 ft
Inauguration  
Closing  
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) English www.fototime.com/B2AC12F65F254E8/orig.jpgOriginal map

(*) 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.

Stead Air Force Base
Description  
Years 1961
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Airfield course
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page April 8th 2006
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 4989  m 16368  ft 3.1  mi    

Reno, Stead

Reno, Stead



Updates
Date Track layout Years Description by Map by Thanks to Note
April 9th 2006     Lorenzo Tommasi Lorenzo Tommasi   New Description with map
March 24th 2006     Guido de Carli   Lorenzo Tommasi New Description
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