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Marfa Gliders Soaring Center, MARFA, TX


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Marfa Gliders Soaring Center, MARFA, TX (MRF)

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Since 1960, the exceptional thermal soaring weather of southwest Texas near the scenic Davis Mountains and Big Bend National Park has attracted gliding enthusiasts from around the world. Site of the 1970 World Soaring Contest, first in the USA and dedicated as a National Landmark of Soaring in 2008.

Enjoy an introductory glider flight or lesson with Burton Compton, Master Flight Instructor and FAA Designated Pilot Examiner for all glider ratings including Private, Commercial and Initial CFI-G by appointment. Email marfagliders@aol.com and click on this link to a short video of soaring at Marfa, Texas: https://vimeo.com/67137849
- Submitted by Burton Compton
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Avgas Courtesy Car(s) Flight Training
Hotels Near Airport JET-A Museum
Restrooms Self Serve 100LL Shuttle to Local Hotels
Sightseeing Terminal/Lounge Vending Machines
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Email: marfagliders@aol.com
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Marfa Muni (MRF)

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Latitude: 30-22-16.0000N
Longitude: 104-01-03.1000W
Elevation: 4848
Fuel: 100LL Jet-A
CTAF: 122.8
Unicom: 122.8

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P O Box 516
MARFA, TX
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Nearby Public Airports: (75 mile radius)
ID Name City/State/Use Chart Name Distance
E38 Alpine-Casparis Muni Alpine, TX
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El Paso 20 miles
PRS Presidio Lely Intl Presidio, TX
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3T9 Big Bend Ranch State Park Presidio, TX
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El Paso 62 miles
VHN Culberson County Van Horn, TX
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1E2 Terlingua Ranch Alpine, TX
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