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1CO5 Melon Field Airport
Rocky Ford, Colorado, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 16 JULY 2020

Location

FAA Identifier: 1CO5
Lat/Long: 38-00-55.0310N 103-41-56.8160W
38-00.917183N 103-41.946933W
38.0152864,-103.6991156
(estimated)
Elevation: 4260 ft. / 1298 m (estimated)
Variation: 10E (1985)
From city: 3 miles SE of ROCKY FORD, CO
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -7 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 81067

Airport Operations

Airport use: Private use. Permission required prior to landing
Activation date: 04/1966
Control tower: no
ARTCC: DENVER CENTER
FSS: DENVER FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
Attendance: UNATNDD
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: no
Lights: ACTVT LIRL RY 08/26 - 122.9.

Airport Communications

WX ASOS at LHX (9 nm E): 135.525 (719-384-5961)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
PUBr108/38.3PUEBLO VORTAC116.7008E

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL
FUEL AVBL BY PHONE 719-254-7999.
Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: MINOR
Powerplant service: MINOR

Runway Information

Runway 8/26

Dimensions: 3780 x 45 ft. / 1152 x 14 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 5.0
Runway edge lights: non-standard
NSTD LIRL. THR MKD BY 3 LGTS EACH SIDE OF CNTRLN; 100 FT DIST BTN EDGE LGTS; EDGE & THR LGTS MKD WITH TIRES.
RUNWAY 8  RUNWAY 26
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Runway 18/36

Dimensions: 2500 x 44 ft. / 762 x 13 m
Surface: gravel, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 5.0
RUNWAY 18  RUNWAY 36
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Obstructions: 5 ft. fence15 ft. road, 15 ft. from runway, 1:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Privately-owned
Owner: MELON FLD INC
26407 CR 21
ROCKY FORD, CO 81067
Phone (719) 251-4469
Manager: TODD HUGHES
26407 CR 21
ROCKY FORD, CO 81067
Phone (719) 251-4469

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 8
Single engine airplanes: 7
Multi engine airplanes: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 85/week *
59% local general aviation
40% transient general aviation
1% military
* for 12-month period ending 09 July 1992

Additional Remarks

A58-08 +6' GND 73' FM & PARALLEL TO THR MKD WITH REFLECTORS; +20' WND SOCK 65' FM THR 105' L CNTRLN; +4' FENCE 75' R & PARALLEL TO CNTRLN FM THR TO INTXN RY 18/36.
A58-26 +15' ROAD 25' FM & PARALLEL TO THR; +4' FENCE 60' FM & PARALLEL TO THR; -3' DITCH 15' FM & PARALLEL TO THR.
RWYS 08/26 & 18/36 SFC ROUGH & SOFT SPOTS.
EXTSV CROP SPRAYING OPNS IN THE AREA.
RY 36 -3 FT DITCH 10 FT FM & PARALLEL TO THR; +4 FT FENCE 55 FT L OF & PARALLEL TO CNTRLN FM THR INTXN RY 08/26.
3 IN TO 4 IN WEEDS IN CLEAR AREA BOTH SIDES OF RWY 08/26 ENTIRE LENGTH.
RY 18/36 STOPWAY N END ROUGH.
FOR CD CTC DENVER ARTCC AT 303-651-4257.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at 1CO5.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KLHX - La Junta Municipal Airport (9 nm E)
KPUB - Pueblo Memorial Airport (41 nm NW)
KLAA - Southeast Colorado Regional Airport (48 nm E)
KTAD - Perry Stokes Airport (55 nm SW)
4V1 - Spanish Peaks Airfield (55 nm W)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 06-Aug-2020
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:3511:35
Sunrise06:0412:04
Sunset19:5701:57
Evening civil twilight20:2602:26

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  06-Aug-2020 11:35:43
Local (UTC-6)  06-Aug-2020 05:35:43
 
METAR
KLHX 
9nm E 
061053Z AUTO 13008KT 10SM CLR 19/17 A2998 RMK AO2 SLP083 T01940167 TSNO
TAF
KPUB 
41nm NW 
060520Z 0606/0706 36006KT P6SM BKN150 FM060900 VRB05KT P6SM SCT150 FM061600 26010KT P6SM SCT150 FM061900 18010KT P6SM SCT110 BKN200 FM062100 24012KT P6SM SCT120 BKN250
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