Springs Airport (GWS)
32 preferred for arrivals and RWY 14 for departures winds permitting
14 departure - stay left over Highway 82 until leaving 7,000
for noise abatement.
mike 3 times for weather)
- 24 Hour
Self Service (Credit Card)
Parking, Tie-down and Hangar Fees
Overhaul and Pilot Shop Available, Premier Aviation 970-945-2909
Flights Available call - 970-618-0778
Noise and Landing
altitudes of 1,000 are recommended (not mandatory). The AIM (4-3-4)
suggests that high-performance aircraft should fly patterns 500' higher
than low performance 7,000 MSL
RWY 32 for arrivals and RWY 14 for departures weather permitting
- No touch
and go or night landings
- Winds usually
increase in the afternoon!
- RWY 32 slopes
up to north giving a mild optical illusion. If unfamilar with the airport,
local pilots suggest 6500 MSL at the poplar trees until near the river.
- Numerous 25-50'
buildings, equipment and tie-downs approx. 200' from centerline of RWY - both
terrain surrounding airport
- No runway lights.
Night landings prohibited.
- RCO 122.2 (DEN
- Nearby RIL AWOS
970-625-2206 and EGE AWOS 970-524-7386 are helpful
for sky conditions, altimeter, winds
- For more info
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