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GWS

Glenwood Springs Municipal
Glenwood Springs, Colorado

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FAA Identifier: GWS
Latitude/Longitude: 39-30-21.6000N / 107-18-32.7000W
39.5058 / -107.3089
Elevation: 5916 feet MSL (Estimated)
Magnetic Variation: 13E (1985)
Land Area Covered: 33 acres
From City: 3 nautical miles S of Glenwood Springs, CO
County/Parish: Garfield, CO
Airport Operations:
Airport Use: Public
Activiation Date: 10/1/1944 12:00:00 AM
Sectional Chart: Denver
Control Tower: No
ARTCC: Denver Center (ZDV)
FSS: Denver Flight Service Station ()
Attendance: ALL/MON-FRI/0800-1700
Wind Indicator: Yes
Segmented Circle: No
Lights:
Beacon:
International Operations: No
Landing Fee: No
Communications:
Unicom: 123
CTAF: 123
Services:
Fuel available: 100LL
Airframe Repair: Major
Power Plant Repair: Major
Bottled oxygen: None
Bulk oxygen: None
Runway Information:
Runway: 14/32
Dimensions: 3305 x 50 ft.
Surface: Asphalt - in good condition
Weight Bearing Capacity:
Single wheel: 15 K lbs.
Airport Ownership and Management:
Ownership: Publicly Owned
Owner: City Of Glenwood Springs
101 W 8th St
Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
970-445-0965
Manager: Amy Helm
1172 Airport Center Road
Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
970-445-0965
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Remarks:
  • +2000' MTNS SURROUND ARPT.
  • PARAGLIDING OPNS VICINITY ONE TO TWO MILES NORTHWEST OF ARPT UP TO 18,000 FT MSL.
  • GUSTY WINDS FREQUENTLY INVOF ARPT.
  • NOISE ABATEMENT: WHEN WIND & WEA PERMIT USE RWY 32 FOR ARVL AND RWY 14 FOR DEP.
  • RY 32 HAS 20 FT HGRS & +30 FT ANTENNA 200 FT L OF CNTRLN AT THLD.
  • NO TOUCH AND GO LANDINGS.
  • WILDLIFE ON & INVOF ARPT.
  • NUMEROUS +25 FT BLDGS; TREES; EQUIPMENT; TIEDOWNS APRXLY 150 FT FM CNTRLN - BOTH SIDES OF RY FULL LENGTH.
  • AIRPORT MANAGER ON CALL AT 970-618-0778 OR 970-928-9876.
  • HAS +5 FT BUSH 50 FT L OF CNTRLN 150 FT FM RY END; +5 FT BRUSH 135 FT FM THLD 20 FT R OF CNTRLN.
  • 100 FT DROPOFF 200 FT FM THLD.
  • FUEL AVAILABLE 24 HRS VIA SELF-SERVE CREDIT CARD PUMP.
  • AUTOMATED SUPER UNICOM, CLICK 3 TIMES FOR ARPT INFORMATION.
  • ESTABD PRIOR TO 1959.
Nearby Public Airports: (50 mile radius)
IDNameCity/State/UseChartDistance
RIL Rifle Garfield County Rifle, CO - Public Denver 22 miles
EGE Eagle County Rgnl Eagle, CO - Public Denver 23 miles
ASE Aspen-Pitkin Co/sardy Field Aspen, CO - Public Denver 31 miles
EEO Meeker Coulter Fld Meeker, CO - Public Cheyenne 48 miles
7V2 North Fork Valley Paonia, CO - Public Denver 50 miles
Nearby Private Airports: (20 mile radius)
IDNameCity/State/UseChartDistance
4CO0 Glen-Aspen Carbondale, CO - Private Denver 11 miles
CO47 Gypsum Creek Ranch Gypsum, CO - Private Denver 19 miles
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