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

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 19 MAY 2022

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 -6 (UTC -7 during Standard 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: 0400-2400
AFT HR - 970-259-7400.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT MALSR RWY 03; REIL RWY 21; PAPI RWY 03; VASI RWY 21; HIRL RWY 03/21 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Fire and rescue: ARFF index B
Airline operations: PPR FOR UNSKED ACR OPS WITH MORE THAN 30 PAX SEATS - ARPT OPS 970-759-4342.

Airport Communications

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

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
DRO at fieldDURANGO VOR/DME116.5514E
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 59 /F/C/X/T
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.
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 - DIR OF AVIATION
1000 AIRPORT ROAD BOX 15
DURANGO, CO 81303
Phone (970) 382-6051

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 72
Single engine airplanes: 53
Multi engine airplanes: 14
Jet airplanes: 2
Helicopters: 1
Gliders airplanes: 2
    
Aircraft operations: avg 58/day *
30% transient general aviation
30% local general aviation
24% commercial
12% air taxi
4% military
* for 12-month period ending 31 July 2021

Additional Remarks

COND UNMNT AT NGT AFT LAST ACR ARR UNTIL 0400; SEE NOTAMS.
ARFF COVERAGE PRVDD DURG ACR TFC OPS; OTR TIMES 24 HR PPR - ARPT OPS 970-759-4342.
HOP ON & INVOF ARPT.
FOR CD CTC DENVER ARTCC ON FREQ. IF UNA, CTC FSS ON FREQ VIA RCO. IF UNA, CTC DENVER ARTCC AT 303-651-4257.

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 19 May 2022 at 0901Z to 16 June 2022 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC/DME RWY 03   download (291KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 03   download (231KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 21 **CHANGED**   download (241KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (55KB)
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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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 28-May-2022
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:2511:25
Sunrise05:5511:55
Sunset20:2102:21
Evening civil twilight20:5202:52

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  28-May-2022 11:39:02
Local (UTC-6)  28-May-2022 05:39:02
 
METAR
KDRO 281053Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 08/M06 A3003 RMK AO2 SLP086 T00831061
TAF
KDRO 280534Z 2806/2906 02003KT P6SM FEW200 FM281800 24015G25KT P6SM FEW120 SCT200 FM282100 25020G30KT P6SM SCT120 SCT200 FM290000 25025G35KT P6SM SCT120 BKN200
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 Avflight Durango
970-259-7400
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[email]
Aviation fuel, Oxygen service, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Hangar leasing / sales, GPU / Power cart, Rental cars, ...
 
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100LL Jet A
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RA $5.83 --- 
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RA=Restricted
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