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
Rwy 15 Uphill 0.9%
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

Nicholas Maughan
3 weeks ago in a RANS S-20 with 6.00X6 Mains and 5x6.00 Nose wheel tires

Runway had some ruts from OHVs doing donuts, but they were not bad, the rest of the runway was great, windsock is pretty beat up. Hot and high DA during my visit, was glad that wind favored downhill takeoff.

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Gordon Eldredge
4 weeks ago in a C185 with 8.50 mains, 5.5 tailwheel. tires

The previous reports are accurate and very helpful. Runway 15 slopes uphill and therefore the favored runway for landing. I would add that a swell exists at the touchdown area of runway 15 so plan the touchdown a couple hundred feet from the end of runway 15 and avoid the surprise bump. The airport is a worthy stop having an awesome view from the runway.

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Matthew Kalm
1 month ago in a RANS S-7S with 26” tires

Runway is still in good condition. However on the south end someone did donuts on the runway leaving small ruts. They weren’t to deep but noticeable while taxiing.

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Jeff Franklin
7 months ago in a Glasair Sportsman Tailwheel with 850x5 tires

Runway still in great condition. Very smooth, no snow.

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Aaron Winkelstein
7 months ago in a Cessna 172 with 500x5 nose/ 600x6 main tires

The runway was in great shape. Clear of any snow and very smooth.

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Camping at Cedar Mountain

Added by Wendy Lessig 1 year 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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