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Aspen-Pitkin Co/sardy Field
Aspen, Colorado

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FAA Identifier: ASE
Latitude/Longitude: 39-13-18.7600N / 106-52-05.6450W
39.2217 / -106.8681
Elevation: 7837 feet MSL (Surveyed)
Magnetic Variation: 09E (2015)
Land Area Covered: 573 acres
From City: 3 nautical miles NW of Aspen, CO
County/Parish: Pitkin, CO
Airport Operations:
Airport Use: Public
Activiation Date: 3/1/1949 12:00:00 AM
Sectional Chart: Denver
Control Tower: Yes
ARTCC: Denver Center (ZDV)
FSS: Denver Flight Service Station ()
Attendance: ALL/ALL/0700-2300
Wind Indicator: Yes - Lighted
Segmented Circle: Yes
Lights: See Rmk
Beacon: White-Green (lighted land airport)
International Operations: No
Landing Fee: Yes
Communications:
Unicom: 122.95
CTAF: 118.85
LCL/P 118.85
GND/P 121.9
EMERG 121.5
CLNC DEL 123.75
ATIS 120.4
APCH/P DEP/P LCL/P 288.3
APCH/P DEP/P 123.8
APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY DENVER ARTCC ON FREQS 125.35/327.8 (ASPEN RCAG) WHEN ASPEN APCH/DEP CTL CLSD.
RADAR BCN LCTD LAT 39-13-53.049N LONG 106-52-59.647W.
PRIMARY RADAR NOT AVBL. RADAR TFC ADVISORIES & SVCS AVBL FOR TRANSPONDER EQUIPPED ACFT ONLY.
Services:
Fuel available: 100LL Jet-A1+
Airframe Repair: Minor
Power Plant Repair: Minor
Bottled oxygen: High
Bulk oxygen: High
Runway Information:
Runway: 00X
Dimensions: 0 x 0 ft.
Runway: 15/33
Dimensions: 8006 x 100 ft.
Surface: Asphalt - in good condition
Surface Treatment: Saw-cut or plastic groove
Weight Bearing Capacity:
Single wheel: 80 K lbs.
Double wheel: 100 K lbs.
Double tandem: 160 K lbs.
Runway Edge Lights: Medium intensity
Airport Ownership and Management:
Ownership: Publicly Owned
Owner: Pitkin County
506 E Main
Aspen, CO 81611
970-920-5200
Manager: John Kinney
0233 E Airport Rd
Aspen, CO 81611
(970) 429-2851
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Remarks:
  • ARPT CLSD 2300-0700.
  • TERRAIN WILL NOT ALLOW FOR NORMAL TFC PATTERNS. HIGH RATES OF DESCENT MAY BE RQRD DUE TO TERRAIN & LOCAL PROCS.
  • ARPT LOCATED IN HIGH MOUNTAIN VALLEY WITH MOUNTAINOUS TERRAIN FROM 12500 - 14000 FT MSL IN NEAR PROXIMITY TO ARPT; NUMEROUS UNLIGHTED OBSTRUCTIONS. ALL ADVERSE WEATHER SITUATIONS MAGNIFIED IN MOUNTAINS. OPERATIONS DURING PERIODS OF REDUCED VISIBILITY DISC
  • UNCONTROLLED TRAFFIC ON THE RAMPS. RY 33 RUN-UP AREA NOT VISIBLE FROM ATCT.
  • FOR ALL GA OPNS BTWN 30 MIN AFT SS TO 2300 THE FOLLOWING APPLIES: ACFT EQUIPPED AS RQRD UNDER FAR 91.205(D) FOR INST FLT - PILOT IS INST RATED; VFR PIC HAS COMPLETED AT LEAST ONE TKOF OR LDNG IN THE PRECEDING 12 MONTHS AT ASE. IFR: EXECUTE APCH/DEP PROCED
  • UNIQUE VFR DEP PROCEDURES EXIST. CALL ARPT OPS 970-920-5760; OR FBO 970-920-2016 FOR MORE INFO.
  • (A106) ACFT REQUIRING IFR SHOULD FILE FLIGHT PLAN WITH FLIGHT SERVICE 45 MIN PRIOR TO ESTD DEP.
  • UNLESS CEILINGS ARE AT LEAST 2000 FT ABOVE HIGHEST TRRN & VIS IS 15 MILES OR MORE; MOUNTAIN FLYING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.
  • PPR FOR TKOF ON RY 15. CTC FBO 970-920-2016.
  • ARPT RESTRICTED TO MAXIMUM ACFT WINGSPAN OF 95 FT.
  • PILOTS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR PASSENGERS IN RAMP AREA. PEDESTRIANS AND VEHICLES CANNOT ENTER TWYS WITHOUT ATC CLEARANCE. STAY ON THE SOLID SIDE OF THE RED BOUNDARY MARKING LINE.
  • COLD TEMPERATURE RESTRICTED AIRPORT. ALTITUDE CORRECTION REQUIRED AT OR BELOW -21C/-6F.
  • BIRDS AND OTHER WILDLIFE ON AND INVOF RWYS. WATCH FOR WILDLIFE ON OR NEAR RWYS
  • ALL ARRIVING AIRCRAFT FRM 2000 TO 2300L MUST ANNOUNCE CTAF 118.85 WHEN THEY ARE 20, 15, 10 AND 5 MILES OUT AND ON SHORT FINAL. EQUIPMENT MAY BE ON THE RWY.
  • DUE TO POOR VISIBILITY IN VALLEY, USE LNDG LGTS IN TFC PAT.
  • REVIEW OF AIRPLANE PERFORMANCE RCMDD INCLUDING DA; WEIGHT & BALANCE AND CLIMB PERFORMANCE.
  • HANG GLIDERS; PARA GLIDERS; HOT AIR BALLOON & GLIDER OPNS ON & INVOF ARPT UP TO 18000 FT MSL.
  • NOISE ABATEMENT PROCEDURES IN EFFECT. CTC ARPT OPS 970-920-5760 EXT 0.
  • FBO REQUIRES 2 HRS ADVANCE NOTICE FOR STAGING ACFT PRIOR TO DEP.
  • DUE TO HIGH APCH MINIMUMS PILOTS MAY NEED AN IFR ALTERNATE EVEN THOUGH WEATHER IS FORECAST TO BE HIGHER THAN 2000-3.
  • THIS RUNWAY EXISTS TO SUPPORT THE PKN LDA ASSOCIATED WITH THIS AIRPORT.
  • RY 15 PAPI UNUSABLE BYD 4 NM FM RY THLD & BYD 7 DEG RIGHT OF RY CNTRLN.
  • FOR ACFT SVCS CTC UNICOM.
  • WHEN TWR CLSD ACTIVATE MIRL RY 15/33, MALSF RY 15, PAPI RY 15 AND REIL RY 33 - CTAF.
  • DUSK-2300
  • EXISTED PRIOR TO 1959.
  • TPA FOR LIGHT ACFT 1185 AGL; TPA FOR HEAVY ACFT 1685 AGL.
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Nearby Private Airports: (20 mile radius)
IDNameCity/State/UseChartDistance
CO03 Aspen Aspen, CO - Private Denver 4 miles
4CO0 Glen-Aspen Carbondale, CO - Private Denver 19 miles
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