Dirty Devil | Utah Back Country Pilots Association

Dirty Devil

Write an Airstrip Report

Airstrip Info

Frequency 122.90
Elevation 4153 ft
Lat/Long 38.1734, -110.4454
38° 10.404' , -110° 26.724'
Runway 18/36 1200 ft x 18 ft
Sand
Rwy 36 Uphill 2.0%
Ownership BLM

Amenities

Weather

See more at the National Weather Center

Description: Dirty Devil sits on a raised flat-top mesa immediately east of the Dirty Devil River.

Runway: 1200 ft long x 18 ft wide runs the entire length of the mesa. Airstrip can be soft at certain times of the year.

Approach Considerations: Short runway with no safety overruns on either end. Recommend landing north and departing south due to slight uphill grade. First hundred feet of landing distance has in the past been softer than the majority of the landing surface. 

Amenities: None. Parking area at the northwest end of the landing surface can only accommodate 2-3 airplanes.

Windsock: Yes, but watch out for cacti around the windsock!

William Lipscomb
1 year ago in a PA-18 with 31" tires

Everything looks good. Appears you could still raft the river!

1 Like , 0 Comments


Roy Evans II
2 years ago in a PA11 with 800x6 tires

Windsock was replaced. Parking area does have a few cacti around...please be careful!

1 Like , 0 Comments


Gary Hilley
2 years ago in a Super Cub with 31 tires

Surface is in good condition!

0 Likes , 0 Comments


Roger Rollins
3 years ago in a Maule M5 180C with 8.50 tires

Not the best strip in strong winds. Short, but plenty of room with stable approach. Surface is decent, with no major ruts or holes. Challenging and fun strip.

0 Likes , 0 Comments


David Abrahamson
3 years ago in a Rans S-7 with 27.5" tires

Strip is in nice condition with no ruts or soft areas

0 Likes , 0 Comments


Make your Flight Plan at SkyVector.com