Welcome to the City of Albuquerque

Air Park

George J. Maloof Memorial Air Park is a safe and convenient facility for the use of remote control airplanes, helicopters and cars.


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
  • large shaded area with tables
  • BBQ grills
  • Water
  • portable bathrooms
  • 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 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 (Effective January 1, 2010).

The Albuquerque R/C Club (ARCC) offers free flight instruction for helicopters and airplanes. ARCC also sponsors special events.  Visit www.arcconline.com to view a calendar of events.

Noise Ordinances

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.

Hours of Operation

7:00am to 5:00pm


From the I-40 / I-25 interchange, travel west on I-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.

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