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KAIB Hopkins Field Airport
Nucla, Colorado, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 26 APRIL 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: AIB
Lat/Long: 38-14-19.5000N / 108-33-47.8000W
38-14.325000N / 108-33.796667W
38.2387500 / -108.5632778
(estimated)
Elevation: 5939.6 ft. / 1810.4 m (surveyed)
Variation: 11E (2005)
From city: 2 miles SW of NUCLA, CO
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -7 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 81422

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 09/1946
Control tower: no
ARTCC: DENVER CENTER
FSS: DENVER FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: DEN (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MON-FRI 0800-1200
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX AWOS-3: 132.525 (970-864-2325)
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY DENVER ARTCC (MONTROSE RCAG) ON FREQS 125.35 354.05.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
ETLr298/18.7CONES VOR/DME110.2012E
DVCr020/31.1DOVE CREEK VORTAC114.6014E
MTJr231/35.1MONTROSE VOR/DME117.1012E

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
FUEL SELF-SERVICE AVBL 24 HRS.
Parking: tiedowns
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 5/23

Dimensions: 4600 x 75 ft. / 1402 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 9.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 5  RUNWAY 23
Latitude: 38-14.130415N38-14.525932N
Longitude: 108-34.238985W108-33.419612W
Elevation: 5898.2 ft.5939.6 ft.
Gradient: 0.9%0.9%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 047 magnetic, 058 true227 magnetic, 238 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Runway 11/29

Dimensions: 4000 x 80 ft. / 1219 x 24 m
Surface: turf/dirt, in fair condition
RUNWAY 11  RUNWAY 29
Latitude: 38-14.503518N38-14.138957N
Longitude: 108-34.108233W108-33.412425W
Elevation: 5899.4 ft.5930.0 ft.
Gradient: 0.7% UP0.8%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 113 magnetic, 124 true293 magnetic, 304 true
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 9 ft. road, 113 ft. from runway, 12:1 slope to clear3 ft. fence, 57 ft. from runway, 18:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: COUNTY OF MONTROSE
BOX 997
MONTROSE, CO 81401
Phone 970-249-3203
Manager: LLOYD ARNOLD
BOX 58
NUCLA, CO 81424
Phone 970-864-7111

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 10
Single engine airplanes: 10
    
Aircraft operations: avg 78/week *
59% transient general aviation
39% local general aviation
2% military
* for 12-month period ending 01 January 2015

Additional Remarks

A58-05 +12 FT FENCE 145 FT FM THLD 107 FT R OF CNTRLN.
+40 FT PLINES IN HANGAR AREA.
LIGHTED TAXIWAY SIGNS.
MIGTATORY BIRDS, WILDLIFE, & DEER ON & INVOF ARPT.

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 from 26 April 2018 at 901Z to 24 May 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS)-A   download (155KB)
 
NUCLA ONE (OBSTACLE) (RNAV)   download (173KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (105KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KTEX - Telluride Regional Airport (35 nm SE)
KMTJ - Montrose Regional Airport (35 nm NE)
KAJZ - Blake Field Airport (40 nm NE)
KGJT - Grand Junction Regional Airport (53 nm N)
KCEZ - Cortez Municipal Airport (56 nm S)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 22-May-2018
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:2911:29
Sunrise05:5911:59
Sunset20:2302:23
Evening civil twilight20:5302:53

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  23-May-2018 01:52:58
Local (UTC-6)  22-May-2018 19:52:58
 
METAR
KAIB 230135Z AUTO 31014G17KT 10SM BKN110 18/01 A2997 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT N AND NW
TAF
KMTJ 
35nm NE 
221759Z 2218/2318 13015G25KT P6SM VCSH FEW070 SCT100 BKN200 FM222000 23010KT P6SM VCTS SCT080CB BKN100 TEMPO 2220/2224 VRB20G35KT 5SM -TSRA SCT040 BKN060CB FM230200 20007KT P6SM SCT080 BKN200 FM230500 14007KT P6SM FEW090 SCT200
KTEX 
36nm SE 
222046Z 2221/2318 04003KT P6SM -RA VCTS SCT019 BKN027 OVC045CB TEMPO 2221/2224 VRB20G40KT 5SM -TSRA SCT020 BKN040CB FM230200 13005KT P6SM SCT060 BKN110 FM230400 13006KT P6SM FEW080 SCT150
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 Montrose County (FBO)
UNICOM 122.80
970-249-3203
970-864-7111
[web site]
[email]
Avoid the congestion! Hopkins Field Airport is your hassle free fuel stop on the Western Slope of Colorado. Stop-in and visit our beautiful new terminal with modern conveniences.
 
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