Sizes of Selected Structures at Area 51


Here are some sizes for selected hangars and for the runways at Groom. We used our August 2005 Panorama photos, our June 2007 Photos from Tikaboo and a highly accurate calibrated satellite image from July 2007. "# in Map" refers to our Area 51 Building Map

Building Sizes:
# in MapBuilding #Length (N-S)Width (E-W)GPS Coordinates (center)
58New Tower near RCS Range
(180 ft. tall)
30 ft. (9 m)30 ft. (9 m)N 37° 14.779' / W 115° 49.396'
3Hangar 5127 ft. (39 m)228 ft. (69 m)N 37° 14.695' / W 115° 48.846'
9TESC122 ft. (37 m)446 ft. (136 m)N 37° 14.420' / W 115° 48.853'
24Tower
(64 ft. tall)
19 ft. (5.75 m)19 ft. (5.75 m)N 37° 14.428' / W 115° 48.528'
10Dorm Buildings226 ft. (69 m)32 ft. (9.80 m)N 37° 14.410' / W 115° 49.000'
59New administration bldg.106 ft. (32 m)231 ft. (70 m)N 37° 14.371' / W 115° 48.879'
13Hangar 18
(100 ft. tall)
225 ft. (69 m)252 ft. (77 m)
Doors: 315 ft. (96 m)
N 37° 14.149' / W 115° 48.823'
55New Hangar east of H-9116 ft. (35 m)93 ft. (28 m)N 37° 13.880' / W 115° 48.795'
61New 2007 Hangar SE of H-9
(95 ft. tall)
185 ft. (56 m)
(NW-SE)
345 ft. (104 m)
(NE-SW)
N 37° 13.739' / W 115° 48.660'
N/ANew 2014 Hangar at
S end of southern taxi way
(85 ft. tall)
215 ft. (66 m)
(NW-SE)
215 ft. (66 m)
(NE-SW)
N 37° 13.137' / W 115° 47.755'

Runway Lengths:
14L/32R (new runway) : 12,000 ft. = 3,659 m  (200 ft. wide, 100 ft. center)
14L/32R (with overruns) : 14,000 ft. = 4,268 m   
14R/32L (old runway) : 12,740 ft. = 3,884 m  (200 ft. wide, 100 ft. center)
14R/32L (with overruns) : 24,020 ft. = 7,321 m   
12/30 :  5,420 ft. = 1,652 m  (150 ft. wide)
New Center Taxiway :  4,625 ft. = 1,410 m  (125 ft. wide, 75 ft. center)

Other Dimensions:
- The distance between the center of H-18 and the center of H-5 is 3317 ft. (1,011 m)
- The two large dishes at the north end of the base have a diameter of 60 ft. (18.3 m)
- The softball field (#37 in building map) has 60 ft. bases. Both left and right field line are 240 ft. Left center is deepest with 265 ft.

Angles:
The angle at which you see most buildings from Tikaboo is about 12°. The angle to the runways is about 81°. The graphic on the right shows the relevant angles. This information may be helpful when you look at photos or video footage of the base from Tikaboo.


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