This satellite photo, taken on June 7, 2002, shows the beginning construction of a new center taxiway and the extension of the ramp that connects it with the scoot-and-hide Hangar 19. The old center taxiway has been partially removed.
Other new buildings and construction: New foundation for a hangar in the complex east of the Shipping and Receiving facility The surface of the parking lot south of the Test Engineering Support Center has been partially removed. Possibly in preparation of construction of a new building there Beginning construction of two large new fuel tanks at the site of the old smaller fuel tanks, which were removed in 2001
Area 51 Satellite Image, December 22, 2001
4 meter resolution version of a satellite image of Area 51 taken on December 22, 2001 by the Ikonos Satellite. © Space Imaging with friendly permission This satellite photo was taken on Saturday, December 22, 2001. Construction at the Janet ramp is completed, and now there appears to be some construction at the ramp west of Hangar 20-23. Judging by the piles of snow in front of Hangars 9-16 these are not used at the moment. If you look closely you can see the new markings designating the south taxiway as