Cedar Mountain | Utah Back Country Pilots Association

Cedar Mountain

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Airstrip Info

Frequency 122.90
Elevation 7538 ft
Lat/Long 39.191, -110.6056
39° 11.46' , -110° 36.336'
Runway 15/33 2050 ft x 47 ft
Dirt/Gravel
Ownership BLM

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Description: Cedar Mountain's airstrip rests atop the similarly named Cedar Mountain, providing panoramic views of the Wasatch Plateau, Book Cliffs, Henry and La Sal Mountains.

Runway: 2000 feet long x 40 feet wide, well maintained gravel and dirt.

Approach Considerations: Southern end of the runway ends with a nice 1,500 feet vertical drop. Runway slopes to the south.

Amenities: None

Windsock: Yes

Drew Bowles
2 months ago in a PA-14 with 29” tires

Just a quick in and out to introduce back country flying to a new tail wheel owner. No rutting or debris. Surprisingly no snow yet though I’m sure that’ll change this weekend. Very smooth. Feels as if it were dragged recently.

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Kurt Peterson
3 months ago in a Husky A-1B with 31” tires

Landed to the south, slopes uphill. Just a skiff of snow. Departed downhill to the north. Clean and beautiful! Great strip, plenty of room.

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Vlad Karpayev
3 months ago in a RV9A

There was two inches of snow when I visited. Surely slows you down on takeoff.

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Kyle Stone
4 months ago in a Cessna R172K Hawk XP with 8.5 tires

Runway is in great shape...hard as concrete!

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Tom Herbert
5 months ago in a Cessna 140 with 6.50 tires

Strip in good condition but it is a little rough. If there's a south wind taking off up is still a good option.

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Camping at Cedar Mountain

Added by Wendy Lessig 1 month ago

The south end of the Cedar Mountain airstrip is a spectacular place to camp. The camping area overlooks a 1,000 ft drop-off, with a panoramic view of the Book Cliffs and Green River valley. Bring your own aircraft tie-downs. Fire ring exists, but use caution, as the Cedar Mountain airstrip is frequently breezy.

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