George J. Maloof Memorial Air Park is a safe and convenient facility for the use of remote control airplanes, control line airplanes, helicopters, and cars.
Hours of Operation
7 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Location & Access/Directions
The air park is located at 8500 81st NW. From the Interstate 40 / Interstate 25 interchange, travel west on Interstate 40; exit north on Unser Boulevard / Exit 154; 5 miles north, turn left on Molten Rock; 1/10th mile turn left on 81st; 2nd right is George Maloof Air Park.
Located on the West Mesa overlooking Albuquerque, the Park offers the following facilities:
- 700' paved runway
- helicopter area with three 10 ft x 10 ft landing pads
- control line field for 1/2A through ABC planes (70' circle)
- large shaded area with tables
- BBQ grills
- plenty of parking
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 Air Park is open to all R/C and control line modelers who adhere to the rules and regulations of the Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA).
Please see also the Academy of Model Aeronautics National Model Aircraft Safety Code.
The Albuquerque R/C Club (ARCC) offers free flight instruction for helicopters and airplanes. ARCC also sponsors special events. Visit the ARCC website to view a calendar of events.
The New Mexico Coalition of Control Line Addicts (NMCLA) sponsors special events.
Please see the City of Albuquerque Environmental Health website regarding local noise ordinances.
For more information on noise regulations and model aircraft, you may call the Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) at (765) 287-1256.