This plane tour will take participants to the visually stunning Kilbourne Hole and explore the history of the Apollo Space program here. Designated as a National Natural Landmark in 1974, Kilbourne Hole is a globally famous mile-wide volcanic maar crater thought to be 80,000 years old. This rare geologic wonder was used by the Apollo 12-17 missions to train astronauts for a lunar environment. This site is also near Hunt’s Hole, a smaller crater also inside the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument.
Flights times are at 9, 10, and 11 AM.
Passengers will need to be at the airport 20 minutes before flight, 40 minute tour
Participant Limit: Min. of 2 people per flight, 3 per max.
Meeting Location: Las Cruces Airport, 8990 Zia Blvd, Las Cruces NM 88007
Age Range: 5+
What You Need to Bring: Camera. Sun hats. Sunscreen.
What’s Provided: Light snacks, water and coffee
To Schedule a Tour: http://www.swexpeditions.com/ or call 1-877-808-6877
Cost: Starting at $105 per person plus tax