Arizona Sky Village at Portal, southeast Arizona, USA. The perfect combination of great weather, minimal light pollution, and high altitude. Coupled with reliable resources, stable politics, and international accessibility. Portal is simply... Astroport Earth. [Astro atmospheric conditions now... live]
newest Astroport. Despite our growing recognition, we are rather isolated and don't appear on many
maps. Nevertheless we are here. In fact, you already know a little about
this area and don't realise it. Only a few miles away is the location of
the famous surrender by the American Indian "Geronimo", the last Apache
Nowadays we are still rather unpopulated which makes it very relaxing, peaceful and enjoyable. However, we are on the communications map by having proper 21st Century High Speed Internet, so your days can be as productive as in any big city.
||Getting here requires a car, dropping due south from Interstate 10, exit 382, near the Arizona/New Mexico State Border. Domestically, Tucson is the closest airport, followed by El Paso. Just a bit further (just under 4 hours drive) is Phoenix's International Airport with daily flights direct to London on British Airways (BA). Corporate/GA aircraft may consider the neighbouring 5000 foot airstrip (NM70) at Rodeo, New Mexico where we could come to get you personally.|
Sky Village, in Cochise County is a very relaxing place and we invite
you to come and see us. You may find yourself returning here, long after
your Observatory is online. Come watch our famous migratory birds, dream
into a beautiful sunset, or simply enjoy the view of Cave Creek Canyon. (Cave
Creek is also the home of the American Museum of Natural History's
Southwest Research Center.
Here, almost every day is a perfect day. Your astronomical expectations will become a reality once and for all.
have already lead to an Observatory for a private group near the
6000 foot elevation of Norrick Peak
Limestone Mountain, near Portal in southeast
Arizona, USA. Our team could support your project, no matter where in the
world you intend to build.
Location: 31.9ºN, 109.1ºW (map)
Please contact Mr. Eugene Turner in Portal, Arizona. +1 (520) 558-1220 (team)
|(Photo: Brian Whittaker, Portal, Arizona)|