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KRCV
(formerly 8V1)
Astronaut Kent Rominger Airport
Del Norte, Colorado, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 26 APRIL 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: RCV
Lat/Long: 37-42-49.6000N / 106-21-07.3000W
37-42.826667N / 106-21.121667W
37.7137778 / -106.3520278
(estimated)
Elevation: 7955.4 ft. / 2424.8 m (surveyed)
Variation: 08E (2020)
From city: 3 miles N of DEL NORTE, CO
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -7 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 81132

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 05/1947
Control tower: no
ARTCC: DENVER CENTER
FSS: DENVER FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: DEN (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATNDD
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTIVATE MIRL RWY 06-24, PAPI RWY 06-24, REIL RWY 06-24 VIA CTAF. REIL RWY 06-24 ONLY OPERABLE AT NIGHT.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 122.9
WX AWOS-3PT: 118.275 (719-657-9017)
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY DENVER ARTCC (ZDV) ON 128.375/379.95 (ALAMOSA RCAG).

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
ALSr298/33.6ALAMOSA VORTAC113.9013E

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL
Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: NONE
Powerplant service: NONE
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 6/24

Dimensions: 6051 x 75 ft. / 1844 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 6  RUNWAY 24
Latitude: 37-42.513775N37-42.895895N
Longitude: 106-21.745895W106-20.587317W
Elevation: 7955.4 ft.7889.6 ft.
Gradient: 1.1% UP
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (4.00 degrees glide path)
UNUSBL BYD 5 DEG RIGHT OF CRS,
2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Runway 3/21

Dimensions: 4812 x 60 ft. / 1467 x 18 m
Surface: turf/dirt, in poor condition
RY 3/21 HAS NUMEROUS HOLES ON THE NORTH 500 FT. AND IS VERY ROUGH THROUGHOUT
RUNWAY 3  RUNWAY 21
Latitude: 37-42.667628N37-43.293742N
Longitude: 106-21.369760W106-20.758040W
Elevation: 7925.9 ft.7932.1 ft.
Gradient: 0.5%0.5%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: none21 ft. road, 94 ft. from runway, 63 ft. right of centerline, 4:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: RIO GRANDE COUNTY
925 6TH STREET, RM 207
DEL NORTE, CO 81132
Phone 719-657-2744
Manager: JAY SARASON
0637 COUNTY ROAD 22
DEL NORTE, CO 81132
Phone 719-850-2094

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 32
Single engine airplanes: 30
Multi engine airplanes: 2
    
Aircraft operations: avg 23/week *
80% local general aviation
20% transient general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2014

Additional Remarks

WILDLIFE ON & INVOF ARPT.
RY 21 HAS +8FT SIGN 20 FT FM THLD 10 FT R OF CNTRLN.
UNLIMTED VEHICLE ACCESS ON AIRPORT.
MOUNTAINOUS TERRAIN SURROUNDS ARPT IN ALL DIRECTIONS.

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) RWY 24   download (366KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (516KB)
 
HOMME ONE (OBSTACLE) (RNAV)   download (459KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (790KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KMVI - Monte Vista Municipal Airport (18 nm SE)
KALS - San Luis Valley Regional Airport/Bergman Field (28 nm SE)
KPSO - Stevens Field Airport (42 nm SW)
KANK - Harriet Alexander Field Airport (52 nm N)
KGUC - Gunnison-Crested Butte Regional Airport (56 nm NW)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 21-May-2018
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:2211:22
Sunrise05:5211:52
Sunset20:1202:12
Evening civil twilight20:4202:42

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  21-May-2018 08:58:03
Local (UTC-6)  21-May-2018 02:58:03
 
METAR
KRCV 210855Z AUTO 24004KT 10SM OVC065 06/01 A3023 RMK AO2 T00620006
TAF
KALS 
29nm SE 
210827Z 2108/2206 VRB06KT P6SM SCT080 BKN120 FM210900 VRB06KT P6SM BKN030 BKN120 FM211400 VRB06KT P6SM SCT030 SCT120 FM211900 20011KT P6SM VCSH SCT080 BKN140 FM220200 VRB06KT P6SM VCSH BKN060
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Astronaut Kent Rominger Airport 719-657-2744 Aviation fuel, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown)

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100LL
SS $4.45 
 Updated 09-May-2018
 
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