Eagle Peak FAA Radar Site

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Eagle Peak FAA Radar Site (1996-Active) - A Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Long-Range Radar (LLR) site established in 1996 on Eagle Peak near Van Horn, Hudspeth County, Texas. The site is used to identify and track military and civilian aircraft movements within a 200-mile+ radius and to provide air-ground radio communication with those aircraft. Assigned a Joint Surveillance System (JSS) ID of J-27A and an FAA ID of ZQNW. Active FAA Radar Site.

History

This site became an FAA radar site in 1996, furnishing radar track data to the FAA ARTCC's and to USAF Direction Centers. An 18 Jan 1996 satellite photo shows the site under construction with the building up but no radome up as of that date.

The radar site data is available to the USAF/NORAD Battle Control System-Fixed (BCS-F) operations centers (EADS & WADS) as well as the FAA Albuquerque ARTCC (ZAB) and adjacent ARTCCs.


Eagle Peak FAA Radar Site Major Equipment List
Search Radar HF Radar Data Systems IFF/SIF/Beacon

Current Status

Active FAA facility on Eagle Peak near Van Horn in Hudspeth County, Texas.


Location: On Eagle Peak at the end of Radar Road, Van Horn, TX 79855

Maps & Images

Lat: 30.92034 Long: -105.08580



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