Can you dive the B-29 in Lake Mead?
In total it’s a 420-foot-long swim. Minimum certification for this dive = AOW certification, Nitrox. Due to the location and extremely sensitive nature of the B-29 site, exceptional buoyancy and fin skills are a must. If the silt on the plane or the lake bottom is disturbed it can take 24 hours for it to settle.
How deep is the bomber in Lake Mead?
Today the B-29 rests in 115 feet of fresh water at the bottom of the Overton Arm of Lake Mead National Recreational Area. This is a protected site within the National Park. The plane is quite large and rests on a rocky bottom that is blanketed with silt.
Does Las Vegas have scuba diving?
Learn to dive right here in Fabulous Las Vegas, Nevada with our excellent team of Instructors. Lake Mead National Recreation Area, which includes Lake Mead and Lake Mohave, is a unique freshwater diving area. It offers a wide variety of diving environments for both novice and advanced divers.