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Spiral Jetty

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Airstrip Info

Frequency 122.90
Elevation 4256 ft
Lat/Long 41.4585, -112.6888
41° 27.51' , -112° 41.328'
Runway 11/29 1250 ft x 13 ft
Ownership State Sovereign Land / Private


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Information updated September 17, 2022 @ 1:37pm

Description: The Spiral Jetty airstrip appears more like a rutted two-track road that runs along the shoreline of the Great Salt Lake almost 2 miles north of the famous Spiral Jetty. The airstrip lies on State Sovereign Land to the west and Private Land to the east. 

Runway: 1250 ft long x 13 ft wide hard rutted two-track road with a slight slope towards the lake.

Approach Considerations: Prefer approaching from the west, departing to the west. Out of courtesy to visitors of the Spiral Jetty suggest you keep your approaches and departures over the lake.

Amenities: No

Windsock: No

Cory Wolf
3 months ago in a C205 with 850 tires

Smooth and flat as always. Great condition.

4 Likes , 0 Comments

Anant Asthana
8 months ago in a Maule M 5 with 8.5x6 tires

North end of the runway was a little soft for turning around. overall the runway is dry.

2 Likes , 0 Comments

Josh Kelson
1 year ago in a PA-18 SuperCub with 31 tires

In great condition. Few bushes right on the approach end but still leaves plenty of room to operate.

5 Likes , 0 Comments

Cory Wolf
1 year ago in a C205 with 850 tires

A little more growth than the last time I was here. Strip is in good shape otherwise. Pretty smooth. More growth on the two track both north and south tells me that the rancher traffic has decreased from what it was.

4 Likes , 0 Comments

Wendy Lessig
1 year ago in a Piper PA-12 (supercub) with 31” Bushwheels tires

I did a fly-by and took photos. The airstrip looks to be in good condition. Did not land due to the ongoing sovereign lands discussion which will determine if we can someday land at Spiral Jetty again.

2 Likes , 0 Comments

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