Aircraft operations are conducted at Armitage Field which has three runways with more than 26,000 linear feet and 20,500 linear feet of taxiway. More than 20,000 manned and un-manned military sorties are conducted out of Armitage by U.S. Armed Forces each year.
Foreign military personnel also use the airfield and range to conduct more than 1,000 test and evaluation operations each year.
Nearly 900 military and civilians passed through Armitage Field in 2007.
The NAWS China Lake Air Terminal complies with all Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Transportation Security Administration (TSA) safety and security policies and guidelines including what items are prohibited on flights.
Please view TSA's Prohibited Items List prior to boarding a flight.
The scheduling of flights out of/into the air terminal is executed using the Scheduling and Manifest System (SAMS). To check passenger and flight status, please visit the SAMS website via NAWCWD's WingSpan (internal use only) or call DSN 351-7997.