Dirty Devil | Utah Back Country Pilots Association

Dirty Devil

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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

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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!

Joshua Griffin
3 years ago in a Cessna 120 with 8.00-6 tires

Ditch on down-river end of airstrip should probably get some attention.

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Randy Owen
10 years ago in a Zenith 701 with 800x6 tires

The runway and parking are are in great shape. Sorry, I forgot to check on the windsock. Landing upstream, the very threshold of the runway looks like it has some ruts or washout, but probably less than 50’ in it is fine. The runway is fairly firm right now, but the edges & parking area are a little soft.

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