Mineral Canyon | Utah Back Country Pilots Association

Mineral Canyon

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Airstrip Info

Frequency 122.90
Elevation 3946 ft
Lat/Long 38.5293, -109.9946
38° 31.758' , -109° 59.676'
Runway 15/33 2100 ft x 25 ft
Rwy 33 Uphill 0.7%
Ownership BLM



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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

Josh Kelson
2 years ago in a PA-18 with 31 tires

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
2 years ago in a Cessna R172K Hawk XP with 8.5 tires

Runway has signs of cattle but otherwise, in good shape. The parking area is firm.

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

Runway was dry and smooth. At the very northwest end near the windsock the last couple hundred feet was a little soft and sandy.

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Russell Obrien
2 years ago in a C170B with 8.00 tires


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Cory Wolf
2 years ago in a C205 with 850s tires

Again this is probably the best I've seen Mineral Canyon. Excellent condition.

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