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AZ67 El Tiro Gliderport
Tucson, Arizona, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 02 DECEMBER 2021

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: FRI-SAT-SUN 0830-DUSK
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: yes

Gliderport Communications

WX AWOS-3PT 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: 42
Single engine airplanes: 2
Gliders airplanes: 40
    

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)
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Photo taken 20-Oct-2013
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 03-Dec-2021
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:4513:45
Sunrise07:1214:12
Sunset17:1900:19
Evening civil twilight17:4600:46

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  03-Dec-2021 20:59:24
Local (UTC-7)  03-Dec-2021 13:59:24
 
METAR
KMZJ 
6nm NE 
032035Z AUTO VRB05KT 10SM CLR 25/02 A3003 RMK AO2
KAVQ 
9nm E 
032035Z AUTO 33003KT 10SM CLR 25/01 A3001 RMK AO2 T02540006
TAF
KTUS 
28nm SE 
031724Z 0318/0418 VRB03KT P6SM SKC FM041500 13004KT P6SM FEW250
KDMA 
31nm SE 
031400Z 0314/0420 VRB06KT 9999 SKC QNH3003INS BECMG 0320/0321 32006KT 9999 SKC QNH3003INS BECMG 0405/0406 17006KT 9999 SKC QNH3007INS TX25/0321Z TN09/0413Z
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