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AZ67 El Tiro Gliderport
Tucson, Arizona, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 18 JULY 2019

Location

FAA Identifier: AZ67
Lat/Long: 32-25-37.2530N / 111-23-22.3960W
32-25.620883N / 111-23.373267W
32.4270147 / -111.3895544
(estimated)
Elevation: 2100 ft. / 640 m (estimated)
Variation: 12E (1985)
From city: 23 miles NW of TUCSON, AZ
Time zone: UTC -7 (year round; does not observe DST)
Zip code: 85653

Gliderport Operations

Gliderport use: Private use. Permission required prior to landing
Activation date: 06/1983
Control tower: no
ARTCC: ALBUQUERQUE CENTER
FSS: PRESCOTT FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
Attendance: WED 1200-DUSK, ALL SAT-SUN 0930-DUSK
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: yes

Gliderport Communications

WX AWOS-3 at MZJ (6 nm NE): 130.375 (520-682-3519)
WX AWOS-3 at AVQ (9 nm E): 118.375 (520-682-4104)
  • MULTICOM 123.5 AVBL.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
TUSr298/31.2TUCSON VORTAC116.0012E
TFDr124/38.0STANFIELD VORTAC114.8012E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
MARANA264/8.924512EAVQ .- ...- --.-
RYAN314/20.833812ERYN .-. -.-- -.
ROBLES344/21.222012ERBJ .-. -... .---

Gliderport Services

Parking: tiedowns

Runway Information

Runway 8L/26R

Dimensions: 5000 x 100 ft. / 1524 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt/dirt
CENTER 1300 X 22' ASPH; SUPERIMPOSED IN 5000 X 100' DIRT.
RUNWAY 8L  RUNWAY 26R
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Displaced threshold: 500 ft.500 ft.

Runway 8/26

Dimensions: 5120 x 100 ft. / 1561 x 30 m
Surface: dirt
RUNWAY 8  RUNWAY 26
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Displaced threshold: 500 ft.500 ft.

Runway 8R/26L

Dimensions: 5000 x 100 ft. / 1524 x 30 m
Surface: dirt/treated
RUNWAY 8R  RUNWAY 26L
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Displaced threshold: 500 ft.500 ft.

Runway 17L/35R

Dimensions: 5000 x 100 ft. / 1524 x 30 m
Surface: dirt/treated
RUNWAY 17L  RUNWAY 35R
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Displaced threshold: 500 ft.500 ft.

Runway 17R/35L

Dimensions: 5000 x 130 ft. / 1524 x 40 m
Surface: dirt/treated
RUNWAY 17R  RUNWAY 35L
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Displaced threshold: 500 ft.500 ft.

Gliderport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Privately-owned
Owner: TUCSON SOARING CLUB, INC.
7320 N LA CHOLLA BLVD., STE 154, PMB 165
TUCSON, AZ 85741-2354
Phone 602-628-8232
Manager: RANDALL ACREE
970 W. LOS ALTOS RD.
TUCSON, AZ 85704
Phone 520-440-5800

Gliderport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 27
Single engine airplanes: 2
Gliders airplanes: 25
    

Additional Remarks

FOR CD CTC TUCSON APCH AT 520-829-6121.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at AZ67.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KAVQ - Marana Regional Airport (9 nm E)
KRYN - Ryan Field Airport (20 nm SE)
KTUS - Tucson International Airport (29 nm SE)
KDMA - Davis Monthan Air Force Base (30 nm SE)
P08 - Coolidge Municipal Airport (31 nm N)
 
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Aerial photo of AZ67 (El Tiro Gliderport)
Photo by Andrew Tubbiolo
Photo taken 20-Oct-2013
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 23-Jul-2019
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:0812:08
Sunrise05:3512:35
Sunset19:2902:29
Evening civil twilight19:5602:56

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  23-Jul-2019 19:05:00
Local (UTC-7)  23-Jul-2019 12:05:00
 
METAR
KAVQ 
9nm E 
231855Z AUTO 15007G15KT 10SM CLR 33/13 A3004 RMK AO2 T03340130
TAF
KTUS 
28nm SE 
231720Z 2318/2418 14014G21KT P6SM VCSH SCT120 BKN250 FM232100 16014KT P6SM VCTS SCT100CB BKN250 FM240000 18010KT P6SM VCSH BKN100 BKN250 FM240600 12006KT P6SM FEW110 BKN250 FM241100 14012KT P6SM FEW110 SCT250
KDMA 
31nm SE 
231718Z 2317/2420 10015G25KT 9999 BKN150 QNH3003INS TEMPO 2317/2320 8000 SHRA BECMG 2320/2321 12012G20KT 9999 VCTS BKN110CB QNH3002INS TEMPO 2321/2324 VRB25G35KT 8000 -TSRA BKN080CB BECMG 2323/2324 12015G25KT 9999 VCTS BKN110CB QNH3002INS BECMG 2403/2404 07009KT 9999 NSW BKN090 QNH3006INS BECMG 2411/2412 VRB06KT 9999 SCT070 BKN110 QNH3009INS BECMG 2417/2418 11009KT 9999 SCT090 QNH3006INS TX37/2321Z TN29/2317Z
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