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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 28 FEBRUARY 2019

Location

FAA Identifier: VEL
Lat/Long: 40-26-09.8809N / 109-30-41.1219W
40-26.164682N / 109-30.685365W
40.4360780 / -109.5114228
(estimated)
Elevation: 5280 ft. / 1609.3 m (surveyed)
Variation: 10E (2020)
From city: 1 mile SE of VERNAL, UT
Time zone: UTC -7 (UTC -6 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 84078

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 05/1945
Control tower: no
ARTCC: SALT LAKE CITY CENTER
FSS: CEDAR CITY FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: VEL (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: DAWN-DUSK
FOR AFTER HOURS OPERATIONS, PLEASE CONTACT FBO'S: APEX AVIATION 435-789-8494 OR DINALAND AVIATION 435-789-4612
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT MIRL RYS 17/35, REIL RYS 17/35 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Fire and rescue: ARFF index A
Airline operations: 24 HR PPR REQUIRED FOR ACR OPS OVER 30 PSGR SEATS CTC AMGR 435-789-3400.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.7
WX ASOS: 135.175 (435-781-1224)
  • COMMUNICATIONS PROVIDED BY CEDAR CITY RADIO ON FREQ 122.35 (VERNAL RCO).

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance VOR name Freq Var
VEL r331/3.5 VERNAL VOR/DME 108.20 15E
MTU r045/33.0 MYTON VOR/DME 112.70 14E

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bulk oxygen: HIGH/LOW

Runway Information

Runway 17/35

Dimensions: 7000 x 100 ft. / 2134 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in excellent condition
Weight bearing capacity:
PCN 18 /F/C/X/T
Single wheel: 45.0
Double wheel: 55.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 17 RUNWAY 35
Latitude: 40-26.740883N 40-25.588480N
Longitude: 109-30.698117W 109-30.672612W
Elevation: 5268.0 ft. 5274.0 ft.
Gradient: 0.2% 0.2%
Traffic pattern: left left
Runway heading: 169 magnetic, 179 true 349 magnetic, 359 true
Declared distances: TORA:7000 TORA:7000
Markings: nonprecision, in good condition nonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path) 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yes yes
Touchdown point: yes, no lights yes, no lights
Obstructions: 33 ft. pole, 586 ft. from runway, 367 ft. left of centerline, 11:1 slope to clear 44 ft. trees, 1094 ft. from runway, 203 ft. right of centerline, 20:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: UINTAH CO AND VERNAL CITY
730 EAST 800 S.
VERNAL, UT 84078
Phone 435-789-3400
Manager: DOUG BROWN
730 EAST 800 S.
VERNAL, UT 84078
Phone (435) 789-3400

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 41
Single engine airplanes: 28
Multi engine airplanes: 3
Jet airplanes: 1
Helicopters: 1
Ultralights: 8
Aircraft operations: avg 25/day *
53% local general aviation
31% transient general aviation
16% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 01 December 2012

Additional Remarks

- RWY 07/25 DECOMMISSIONED.

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 28 February 2019 at 0901Z to 28 March 2019 at 0900Z.


IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 35 download (232KB)
RNAV (GPS) Z RWY 35 download (225KB)
VOR RWY 35 download (218KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply download (65KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply download (227KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

74V - Roosevelt Municipal Airport (26 nm W)
4V0 - Rangely Airport (40 nm SE)
U69 - Duchesne Municipal Airport (42 nm W)
KFBR - Fort Bridger Airport (70 nm NW)
KRKS - Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport (72 nm N)

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