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Located next door to El Paso International Airport and just minutes from downtown, the community of Loma Linda provides residents with a fast-paced lifestyle. Residents can hop on Montana Avenue and arrive downtown in just a matter of minutes.
The community of Loma Linda encompasses zip code 79936. Interstate 10 runs to the west and south of the neighborhood, and the airport runs along the northern border.
Of the many appealing aspects of living in Loma Linda is the community’s proximity to the El Paso International Airport. Opened in 1928, this 7,100-acre public airport was inspired by Charles Lindbergh while he was on a visit to the area in 1927. During its years in operation, the airport has been in the forefront of aviation technology. In 2000, the airport was the first Air Traffic Control Tower in the nation to operate with the STARS radar system, which enhances public air safety.
There are a variety of parks near Loma Linda, including Ascarate Park, which lies to the southwest. This large, public-use, recreational park spans 448 total acres, 48 of which consist of Ascarate Lake. The park has picnic facilities, sports fields, and children’s playgrounds, and is home to the Ascarate Golf Course. This scenic, 280-acre course features 18 holes and is dotted with water hazards. The El Paso Skating Rink is also located in the area.
Residents of Loma Linda who are seeking an education find the El Paso Community College conveniently located to the west. This learning institution offers over 130 undergraduate degrees in a wide variety of subjects. Degrees in the field of health care is quite popular, but there are many other degree programs from which to choose, as well.