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1V8 Leach Airport
Center, Colorado, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 26 APRIL 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: 1V8
Lat/Long: 37-47-05.7000N / 106-02-48.9000W
37-47.095000N / 106-02.815000W
37.7849167 / -106.0469167
(estimated)
Elevation: 7598 ft. / 2315.9 m (surveyed)
Variation: 12E (1985)
From city: 4 miles NE of CENTER, CO
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -7 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 81125

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 11/1962
Control tower: no
ARTCC: DENVER CENTER
FSS: DENVER FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: DEN (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATNDD
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: no
Lights: ACTVT LIRL RY 12/30 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX AWOS-3PT at RCV (15 nm W): 118.275 (719-657-9017)
WX AWOS-3P at 04V (20 nm N): 118.625 (719-655-2229)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
ALSr324/28.4ALAMOSA VORTAC113.9013E

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Bottled oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 12/30

Dimensions: 7000 x 50 ft. / 2134 x 15 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 12.0
Runway edge lights: low intensity
Runway edge markings: DSPLCD THLD MARKINGS MISSING.
RUNWAY 12  RUNWAY 30
Latitude: 37-47.507333N37-46.681500N
Longitude: 106-03.322167W106-02.307167W
Elevation: 7598.0 ft.7598.0 ft.
Gradient: 0.2%0.2%
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Displaced threshold: 204 ft.
RY 12 HAS 135 FT NIGHTTIME DSPLCD THLD.
1314 ft.
Markings: NSTD, in fair conditionbasic, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left
Obstructions: 20 ft. bldg, 201 ft. from runway, 45 ft. left of centerline
RY 12 HAS -5 FT DITCH 120 FT FROM PAVEMENT END, +2 FT BERM 126 FT FROM PAVEMENT END.
60 ft. pline, marked, 200 ft. from runway
RY 30 HAS +60 FT POWER LINE & +4 FT SNOW FENCE AT PAVEMENT END.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: COUNTY OF SAGUACHE
LAND USE ADMINISTRATOR
SAGUACHE, CO 81149
Phone 719-655-2321
Manager: RANDAL ARREDONDO
P.O. BOX 476
SAGUACHE, CO 81149
Phone 719-655-2554

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 5
Single engine airplanes: 5
    
Aircraft operations: avg 27/week *
88% local general aviation
12% transient general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2014

Additional Remarks

RY 12/30 HAS +12 FT SPRINKLERS ALONG BOTH SIDES OF RY 54 FT FROM CNTRLN FULL LENGTH OF RY.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at 1V8.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KRCV - Astronaut Kent Rominger Airport (15 nm W)
KMVI - Monte Vista Municipal Airport (15 nm S)
KALS - San Luis Valley Regional Airport/Bergman Field (23 nm S)
KANK - Harriet Alexander Field Airport (45 nm N)
KPSO - Stevens Field Airport (57 nm SW)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 26-Apr-2018
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:4711:47
Sunrise06:1512:15
Sunset19:4901:49
Evening civil twilight20:1702:17

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  27-Apr-2018 02:04:39
Local (UTC-6)  26-Apr-2018 20:04:39
 
METAR
KRCV 
15nm W 
270155Z AUTO 13009KT 10SM CLR 12/M06 A3022 RMK AO2 T01161056
KALS 
23nm S 
270152Z AUTO 10018G24KT 10SM CLR 09/M04 A3019 RMK AO2 SLP182 T00891039
TAF
KALS 
23nm S 
262058Z 2621/2718 02012KT P6SM SCT200 FM262200 11013KT P6SM FEW200 FM270600 VRB05KT P6SM SKC FM271500 17007KT P6SM FEW200
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Saguache County 719-655-2321
[web site]
[email]
Aviation fuel, Hangar leasing / sales

More info about Saguache County
independent
100LL
SS $4.40 
 Updated 25-Apr-2018
 
   2 read write
SS=Self service
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