Sand Wash | Utah Back Country Pilots Association

Sand Wash

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Airstrip Info

Frequency 122.90
Elevation 5376 ft
Lat/Long 39.8311, -109.9334
39° 49.866' , -109° 56.004'
Runway 08/26 3200 ft x 18 ft
Rwy 26 Uphill 0.8%
Ownership BLM / Private (east end)


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Caution for extensive traffic during the summer season. Use caution for strong and variable canyon winds at the airstrip.

Ryan Pace
3 months ago in a Citabria Scout with 29” tires

Some 3” exposed sandstone ledge edges in spots. Nothing you can’t rollover, just be aware.

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Brad Rowser
3 months ago in a PA28-180 with 6.00-6 tires

West 1/3 of runway is fairly ruff while remainder is in decent condition. Runway is dry and no snow in area. Windsock is in great condition.

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Tom Herbert
1 year ago in a Cessna 140 with 6.50 tires

Strip is firm but kind of rough.

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Eric Holt
2 years ago in a Pa-28-180 with Little tires

Flew over Sand Wash and it looks dry and good. The wind sock looked in good condition.

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Kyle Stone
3 years ago in a Cessna R172K Hawk XP with 8.5 tires

Flew over Sand Wash and its still covered with snow and melting fast with standing water in various places.

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