George Maloof Air Park
The Flying Field
George Maloof Air Park, located on the West Mesa past the Petroglyph Park.
The field features a 700' paved runway, large shaded area with tables,
grills, water, bathrooms, and plenty of parking.
The field also includes a helicopter area with three 10 ft x 10 ft landing pads,
free flight areas to the east and south, and shade-covered tables.
The helicopter site uses the same frequency
control as the fixed wing runway, so please "pin up" before
turning on your transmitter anywhere on the field.
Maloof Field is open to all R/C modelers who adhere to the rules and regulations
of the Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA).
- Flying pattern enforced
- Spotters required at all times
- Pin-up required for all NON-2.4 Ghz radio systems
Panoramic view of Maloof
Click on any of the images for a
larger view, then "back" on your browser to return here
The following aerial
shots were taken after the field renovation in the Spring of 2007,
taken by Jim Mickelson using his glider modified with an electric motor
8.970', W106° 43.906'
Field Elevation: 5,390
Directions & Map to The Flying Field
***Click here for a map to the field***
From Albuquerque via I-25:
- Take I-25 north to Paseo del Norte
- Go left (west) past Coors Rd to Universe (aka Unser)
- Go left on Universe (south) approx. 4 miles
- At Molten Rock Rd., turn right (west)
- At the stop sign, turn left onto 81st St NW, and drive south past the housing development on your
left, and the Boca Negra Horse Complex on your right; approximately 3/4 of a mile
- Look for the Maloof Air Park sign and turn right through the gate into the air park.
From Albuquerque via I-40:
the Unser exit (#154) to the north, past the Petroglyph National Monument Visitor
Center on your left, past Montono Rd,
and bear left up to the top of the hill.
- Once on top of the mesa, turn left on Molten Rock Rd.
- At the "T", turn left onto 81st St NW, past the housing development on your
left, and the Boca Negra Horse Complex on your right.
- Turn right and go through the gate into the air park.