Taos Regional Airport is a public use airport located eight nautical miles (15 km) northwest of the central business district of Taos, in Taos County, New Mexico, United States. It is owned by the Town of Taos. According to the FAA's National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2009–2013, it is classified as a general aviation airport.Although many U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, this airport is assigned SKX by the FAA and TSM by the IATA (which assigned SKX to Saransk Airport in Saransk, Russia).FacilitiesTaos Regional Airport covers an area of 832acre at an elevation of 7,095 feet (2,163 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 4/22 with an asphalt surface measuring 5,803 by 75 feet (1,769 x 23 m).For the 12-month period ending April 7, 2009, the airport had 13,250 aircraft operations, an average of 36 per day: 95% general aviation, 3% air taxi, and 2% military. At that time there were 43 aircraft based at this airport: 88% single-engine, 5% multi-engine and 7% ultralight.