For those that golf at Sunnyvale Municipal Golf Course in Silicon Valley this is old news, but an interesting discovery for the rest of us:  in the middle of the course are runway approach lights for the adjacent Moffett Field.

Moffett has a storied history as a Naval air station and is the site of NASA’s Ames Research Center.  Recently the runway has been turned over to NASA.  Interestingly, Google (who’s Googleplex is also adjesent) has formed a relationship with NASA to expand into the site.  An early noticable result of the partnership is the stream of Google private jets that circle around the Valley before landing at the site.  A de facto private airport?

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