Mineral Canyon | Utah Back Country Pilots Association

Mineral Canyon


Frequency: 122.9
Runway: Heading: 15/33
Length: 2100 ft
Width: 25 ft
Surface: Dirt
Elevation: 3946 ft
Lat/Long: 38.5293, -109.9946
38° 31.758' , -109° 59.676'
FAA Identifier: UT75
Land Ownership: BLM

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Airport Description

Description: Mineral Canyon's airstrip resides in the Green River canyon just south of the Bowknot Bend. Mineral Canyon is one of the three back country airstrips included in the State's "FLY UTAH Passport Program". To learn more, head to their website.

Runway: 2000 ft long x 40 ft wide dirt runway in good condition.

Approach Considerations: Airstrip resides inside a canyon with rapidly rising terrain within 1000 feet of the airstrip rising over 1000 feet above the landing surface.

Amenities: None

Windsock: Yes


Recent Reports

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Kyle Stone made a report.
Visited March 07, 2020 in a Cessna R172K Hawk XP
Runway: Good condition
Camping area: Good condition
Windsock: Good condition

Runway has signs of cattle but otherwise, in good shape. The parking area is firm.

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Randy Owen made a report.
Visited February 28, 2020 in a Zenith 701
Runway: Good condition
Camping area: Great condition
Windsock: Good condition

Runway was dry and smooth. At the very northwest end near the windsock the last couple hundred feet was a little soft and sandy.

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Russell Obrien made a report.
Visited November 12, 2019 in a C170B
Runway: Great condition
Camping area: Great condition
Windsock: Good condition

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Cory Wolf made a report.
Visited November 12, 2019 in a C205
Runway: Great condition
Camping area: Great condition
Windsock: Good condition

Again this is probably the best I've seen Mineral Canyon. Excellent condition.

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Cory Wolf made a report.
Visited October 22, 2019 in a C205
Runway: Great condition
Camping area: Good condition
Windsock: Good condition

Smooth and hard packed. In great shape after the Fall work party.

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