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KDRO Durango-La Plata County Airport
Durango, Colorado, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 07 DECEMBER 2017

Location

FAA Identifier: DRO
Lat/Long: 37-09-05.5000N / 107-45-13.6000W
37-09.091667N / 107-45.226667W
37.1515278 / -107.7537778
(estimated)
Elevation: 6689.4 ft. / 2038.9 m (surveyed)
Variation: 10E (2010)
From city: 10 miles SE of DURANGO, CO
Time zone: UTC -7 (UTC -6 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 81301

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 11/1946
Control tower: no
ARTCC: DENVER CENTER
FSS: DENVER FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: DRO (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0600-2100
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT HIRL RY 03/21; PAPI RY 03 & VASI RY 21; REIL RY 21 & MALSR RY 03 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Fire and rescue: ARFF index B
Airline operations: PPR FOR UNSKED ACR OPNS WITH MORE THAN 30 PSGR SEATS CALL AMGR 970-382-6051.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX ASOS: 120.625 (970-259-3579)
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY DENVER ARTCC ON FREQS 118.575/348.7 (DURANGO RCAG).

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
DRO at fieldDURANGO VOR/DME108.2014E
RSKr020/29.3RATTLESNAKE VORTAC115.3014E

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: LOW

Runway Information

Runway 3/21

Dimensions: 9201 x 150 ft. / 2804 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 33 /F/B/Y/U
Single wheel: 95.0
Double wheel: 150.0
Double tandem: 210.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 3  RUNWAY 21
Latitude: 37-08.488833N37-09.693323N
Longitude: 107-45.800745W107-44.651400W
Elevation: 6619.7 ft.6689.3 ft.
Gradient: 0.8%0.8%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 027 magnetic, 037 true207 magnetic, 217 true
Declared distances: TORA:9201 TODA:9201 ASDA:9201 LDA:9201TORA:9201 TODA:9201 ASDA:9201 LDA:9201
Markings: precision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-box VASI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Runway end identifier lights: yes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: DURANGO CITY LA PLATA CO
1000 AIRPORT ROAD BOX 15
DURANGO, CO 81303
Phone 970-382-6050
Manager: ANTHONY VICARI
1000 AIRPORT ROAD BOX 15
DURANGO, CO 81303
Phone (970) 382-6052
DIRECTOR OF AVIATION

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 72
Single engine airplanes: 59
Multi engine airplanes: 8
Jet airplanes: 2
Helicopters: 1
Gliders airplanes: 2
    
Aircraft operations: avg 81/day *
35% transient general aviation
35% local general aviation
16% air taxi
13% commercial
2% military
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2016

Additional Remarks

NO SNW REMOVAL PRVDD AT NGT AFTER THE LAST AIR CARRIER ARR TIL 0400. SEE NOTAMS FOR THE MOST UP-TO-DATE CONDS AND UPDTS.
FOR AFTER HRS SVS CALL 970-259-7400 OR 970-759-6983.
ARFF COVERAGE PROVIDED DURING COMMERCIAL AIR TFC OPS.

Instrument Procedures

NOTE: All procedures below are presented as PDF files. If you need a reader for these files, you should download the free Adobe Reader.

NOT FOR NAVIGATION. Please procure official charts for flight.
FAA instrument procedures published for use between 7 December 2017 at 0901Z and 4 January 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC/DME RWY 03   download (264KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 03   download (203KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (37KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (105KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KFMN - Four Corners Regional Airport (34 nm SW)
KPSO - Stevens Field Airport (34 nm E)
KCEZ - Cortez Municipal Airport (43 nm W)
KTEX - Telluride Regional Airport (49 nm N)
KRCV - Astronaut Kent Rominger Airport (75 nm NE)
 
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Photo taken 06-Sep-2015
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 15-Dec-2017
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:4913:49
Sunrise07:1914:19
Sunset16:5423:54
Evening civil twilight17:2300:23

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  15-Dec-2017 13:05:29
Local (UTC-7)  15-Dec-2017 06:05:29
 
METAR
KDRO 151253Z AUTO 05004KT 10SM CLR M13/M13 A3030 RMK AO2 SLP323 T11281133
TAF
KDRO 151120Z 1512/1612 VRB03KT P6SM FEW250= TAF KIND 151120Z 1512/1618 23009KT P6SM OVC035 FM151600 25011KT P6SM BKN040 FM151900 26012G22KT P6SM BKN030 FM152100 27012KT P6SM SCT100 FM160400 23005KT P6SM BKN080
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 Avflight Durango
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