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KASE Aspen-Pitkin County Airport/Sardy Field
Aspen, Colorado, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 21 JUNE 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: ASE
Lat/Long: 39-13-18.8000N / 106-52-05.6000W
39-13.313333N / 106-52.093333W
39.2218889 / -106.8682222
(estimated)
Elevation: 7837.9 ft. / 2389.0 m (surveyed)
Variation: 09E (2015)
From city: 3 miles NW of ASPEN, CO
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -7 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 81611

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 03/1949
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: DENVER CENTER
FSS: DENVER FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: ASE (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0700-2300
Pattern altitude: TPA FOR LIGHT ACFT 1185 AGL; TPA FOR HEAVY ACFT 1685 AGL.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: WHEN TWR CLSD ACTIVATE MIRL RY 15/33, MALSF RY 15, PAPI RY 15 AND REIL RY 33 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
DUSK-2300
Landing fee: yes
Fire and rescue: ARFF index B

Airport Communications

CTAF: 118.85
UNICOM: 122.95
ATIS: 120.4
WX ASOS: 120.4 (970-925-9168)
ASPEN GROUND: 121.9 [0700-2000]
ASPEN TOWER: 118.85 288.3 [0700-2000]
ASPEN APPROACH: 123.8 288.3 [0700-2000]
ASPEN DEPARTURE: 123.8 288.3 [0700-2000]
CLNC DEL: 123.75
EMERG: 121.5
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY DENVER ARTCC ON FREQS 125.35/327.8 (ASPEN RCAG) WHEN ASPEN APCH/DEP CTL CLSD.
  • RADAR BCN LCTD LAT 39-13-53.049N LONG 106-52-59.647W.
  • PRIMARY RADAR NOT AVBL. RADAR TFC ADVISORIES & SVCS AVBL FOR TRANSPONDER EQUIPPED ACFT ONLY.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
DBLr163/13.1RED TABLE VOR/DME113.0012E
SXWr155/25.1SNOW VOR/DME109.2012E

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A1+
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MINOR
FOR ACFT SVCS CTC UNICOM.
Powerplant service: MINOR
Bottled oxygen: HIGH
Bulk oxygen: HIGH

Runway Information

Runway 15/33

Dimensions: 8006 x 100 ft. / 2440 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 28 /F/B/X/U
Single wheel: 80.0
Double wheel: 100.0
Double tandem: 160.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
Gradient: NW
RUNWAY 15  RUNWAY 33
Latitude: 39-13.930572N39-12.694813N
Longitude: 106-52.388905W106-51.799202W
Elevation: 7680.3 ft.7837.9 ft.
Gradient: 1.9% UP2.0% DOWN
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 151 magnetic, 160 true331 magnetic, 340 true
Displaced threshold: no1000 ft.
Declared distances: TORA:7006 TODA:7006 ASDA:7006 LDA:7006TORA:8006 TODA:8006 ASDA:8006 LDA:7006
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.50 degrees glide path)
RY 15 PAPI UNUSABLE BYD 4 NM FM RY THLD & BYD 7 DEG RIGHT OF RY CNTRLN.
Approach lights: MALSF: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with sequenced flashers
Runway end identifier lights: noyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: LOC/DME
Obstructions: none22 ft. road, 1100 ft. from runway, 550 ft. left of centerline, 40:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: PITKIN COUNTY
506 E MAIN
ASPEN, CO 81611
Phone 970-920-5200
Manager: JOHN KINNEY
0233 E AIRPORT RD
ASPEN, CO 81611
Phone (970) 429-2851

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 99
Single engine airplanes: 74
Multi engine airplanes: 19
Jet airplanes: 1
Helicopters: 5
    
Aircraft operations: avg 113/day *
40% transient general aviation
25% air taxi
23% commercial
12% local general aviation
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 01 January 2017

Additional Remarks

A106 ACFT REQUIRING IFR SHOULD FILE FLIGHT PLAN WITH FLIGHT SERVICE 45 MIN PRIOR TO ESTD DEP.
ARPT CLSD 2300-0700.
TERRAIN WILL NOT ALLOW FOR NORMAL TFC PATTERNS. HIGH RATES OF DESCENT MAY BE RQRD DUE TO TERRAIN & LOCAL PROCS.
ARPT LOCATED IN HIGH MOUNTAIN VALLEY WITH MOUNTAINOUS TERRAIN FROM 12500 - 14000 FT MSL IN NEAR PROXIMITY TO ARPT; NUMEROUS UNLIGHTED OBSTRUCTIONS. ALL ADVERSE WEATHER SITUATIONS MAGNIFIED IN MOUNTAINS. OPERATIONS DURING PERIODS OF REDUCED VISIBILITY DISCOURAGED FOR PILOTS UNFAMILIAR WITH AREA.
UNCONTROLLED TRAFFIC ON THE RAMPS. RY 33 RUN-UP AREA NOT VISIBLE FROM ATCT.
FOR ALL GA OPNS BTWN 30 MIN AFT SS TO 2300 THE FOLLOWING APPLIES: ACFT EQUIPPED AS RQRD UNDER FAR 91.205(D) FOR INST FLT - PILOT IS INST RATED; VFR PIC HAS COMPLETED AT LEAST ONE TKOF OR LDNG IN THE PRECEDING 12 MONTHS AT ASE. IFR: EXECUTE APCH/DEP PROCEDURES WITH ATC CLNC.
UNIQUE VFR DEP PROCEDURES EXIST. CALL ARPT OPS 970-920-5760; OR FBO 970-920-2016 FOR MORE INFO.
UNLESS CEILINGS ARE AT LEAST 2000 FT ABOVE HIGHEST TRRN & VIS IS 15 MILES OR MORE; MOUNTAIN FLYING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.
PPR FOR TKOF ON RY 15. CTC FBO 970-920-2016.
ARPT RESTRICTED TO MAXIMUM ACFT WINGSPAN OF 95 FT.
PILOTS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR PASSENGERS IN RAMP AREA. PEDESTRIANS AND VEHICLES CANNOT ENTER TWYS WITHOUT ATC CLEARANCE. STAY ON THE SOLID SIDE OF THE RED BOUNDARY MARKING LINE.
COLD TEMPERATURE RESTRICTED AIRPORT. ALTITUDE CORRECTION REQUIRED AT OR BELOW -21C/-6F.
BIRDS AND OTHER WILDLIFE ON AND INVOF RWYS. WATCH FOR WILDLIFE ON OR NEAR RWYS
ALL ARRIVING AIRCRAFT FRM 2000 TO 2300L MUST ANNOUNCE CTAF 118.85 WHEN THEY ARE 20, 15, 10 AND 5 MILES OUT AND ON SHORT FINAL. EQUIPMENT MAY BE ON THE RWY.
DUE TO POOR VISIBILITY IN VALLEY, USE LNDG LGTS IN TFC PAT.
REVIEW OF AIRPLANE PERFORMANCE RCMDD INCLUDING DA; WEIGHT & BALANCE AND CLIMB PERFORMANCE.
HANG GLIDERS; PARA GLIDERS; HOT AIR BALLOON & GLIDER OPNS ON & INVOF ARPT UP TO 18000 FT MSL.
NOISE ABATEMENT PROCEDURES IN EFFECT. CTC ARPT OPS 970-920-5760 EXT 0.
FBO REQUIRES 2 HRS ADVANCE NOTICE FOR STAGING ACFT PRIOR TO DEP.
DUE TO HIGH APCH MINIMUMS PILOTS MAY NEED AN IFR ALTERNATE EVEN THOUGH WEATHER IS FORECAST TO BE HIGHER THAN 2000-3.
A30-00X THIS RUNWAY EXISTS TO SUPPORT THE PKN LDA ASSOCIATED WITH THIS AIRPORT.

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 21 June 2018 at 0901Z to 19 July 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS)-F   download (290KB)
LOC/DME-E   download (361KB)
VOR/DME-C   download (337KB)
ROARING FORK VISUAL RWY 15   download (206KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (30KB)
 
Departure Procedures
ASPEN SEVEN   download (327KB)
LINDZ EIGHT   2 pages: [1] [2] (418KB)
PITKN FOUR (RNAV)   download (201KB)
 
SARDD THREE (OBSTACLE)   download (189KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (105KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KEGE - Eagle County Regional Airport (25 nm N)
KLXV - Lake County Airport (26 nm E)
KGUC - Gunnison-Crested Butte Regional Airport (41 nm S)
KAEJ - Central Colorado Regional Airport (43 nm SE)
KRIL - Rifle Garfield County Airport (44 nm NW)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 17-Jul-2018
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:2511:25
Sunrise05:5611:56
Sunset20:3102:31
Evening civil twilight21:0203:02

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  17-Jul-2018 16:03:22
Local (UTC-6)  17-Jul-2018 10:03:22
 
METAR
KASE 171553Z 34005KT 10SM CLR 23/06 A3044 RMK AO2 SLP156 T02330061
TAF
KASE 171129Z 1712/1812 20005KT P6SM FEW250 FM171800 36006KT P6SM FEW090 SCT250 FM172200 31008KT P6SM FEW100 SCT150 FM180200 16007KT P6SM FEW090 SCT200 FM180600 19005KT P6SM FEW250
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Atlantic Aviation ASRI 131.025
970-920-2016
[web site]
[email]
Atlantic Aviation is your premier full service facility. We offer a variety of services such as aviation fuel, aircraft parking/hangars, aircraft and avionics maintenance available, deicing, passenger terminal and crew lounge, wireless internet access, on-site caf, crew and rental cars on site.

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303-790-2575
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