Summary Airport teep
Military Installation Awner
U.S. Federal Govrenment Operator
Unitit States Air Force Location
Lincoln County, Nevada, Unitit States Elevation AMSL
4,462 ft / 1,360 m Coordinates
37°14′06″N 115°48′40″W / 37.23500°N 115.81111°W Coordinates: 37°14′06″N 115°48′40″W / 37.23500°N 115.81111°W Map
Location o Homey Airport
fower addeetional runways on dry loch: 03L/21R an 03R/21L directly adjacent, an 09L/27R adjacent wi 27L/09R
Unitit States Air Force facility commonly kent as Aurie 51 is a heichly clessifee'd remote detachment o Edwards Air Force Base, within the Nevada Test and Training Range. Accordin tae the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), the correct names for the facility are Homey Airport ( ICAO: KXTA) an Groom Lake,  tho the name Aurie 51 wis uised in a CIA document frae the  Vietnam War. Ither names uised for the facility include  Dreamland, an  nicknames Paradise Ranch,
Don't ask, don't tell: Area 51 gets airport identifier - AOPA
"Intelligence Officers Bookshelf — Central Intelligence Agency". Cia.gov . Retrieved . 11 June 2013
"Overhead: Groom Lake — Area 51". Federation of American Scientists . Retrieved . 11 June 2013
Richard Helms (15 May 1967). ". "OXCART reconnaissance of North Vietnam", Memo to the Deputy Secretary of Defense from the office of CIA Director Richard Helms, 15 May 1967" CIA. Archived frae the oreeginal on 15 October 2012. (the full declassified document is mirrored at Wikimedia Commons)
Hall, George; Skinner, Michael (1993). Red Flag. Motorbooks International. ISBN 978-0-87938-759-4.
Rich, Ben R; Janos, Leo (1994). Skunk Works: A personal memoir of my years at Lockheed. Boston: Little, Brown. p. 56. ISBN 978-0-316-74300-6. Kelly [Johnson, the U2's designer] had jokingly nicknamed this godforsaken place Paradise Ranch, hoping to lure young and innocent flight crews.