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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Information updated May 13, 2021 @ 7:59pm

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

Brad Rowser
3 weeks ago in a C182 with 8.00 tires

Strip is in good condition, a little rocky but not bad. Walked east 1/3 and cleared rocks.

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Josh Kelson
6 months ago in a PA-18 SuperCub with 31” tires

No apparent change from previous reports. Mind the rocks and bumps. Slight side slope. Redtail uses this strip to drop off rafters.

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Tony Stewart
1 year ago in a Rans S7S with 8.50 x 6 tires

Strip is in the same condition as mentioned in previous reports, mind the sandstone "tiles" on the West side of the airstrip. There's more than plenty good dirt and gravel on the rest of the strip.

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Ryan Pace
1 year 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
1 year 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.

3 Likes , 0 Comments

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