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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Leanne Tawoda made a report.
Visited May 21, 2020 in a C182
Runway: Great condition
Camping area: Good condition
Windsock: Needs to be replaced

Soft dirt on north end and in parking area.

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Leanne Tawoda made a report.
Visited May 21, 2020 in a C182
Runway: Good condition
Camping area: Good condition
Windsock: Needs to be replaced

Soft dirt on north end. South end grass growing on runway.

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Michael Mayra made a report.
Visited May 16, 2020 in a Maule
Runway: Great condition
Camping area: Good condition
Windsock: Good condition

Couple soft spots in the runway but not critical. Overall, it’s perfect.

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Josh Kelson made a report.
Visited April 18, 2020 in a PA-18
Runway: Great condition
Camping area: Great condition
Windsock: Good condition

Runway is firm and wide. Upstream end has some roughness and slight trench. Use a bit of caution on that end. Downstream end is great, stopped for some pictures and a snack.

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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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