Dolores Point | Utah Back Country Pilots Association

Dolores Point

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Airstrip Info

Frequency 122.90
Elevation 7154 ft
Lat/Long 38.7019, -109.0434
38° 42.1152' , -109° 2.6022'
Runway 14/32 3300 ft x 40 ft
Rwy 14 Uphill 1.7%
Ownership BLM


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Information updated May 13, 2021 @ 7:39pm

Be Aware of Canyon winds and density altitude. Runway 14 has a 1.7% uphill grade and several uneven “humps”. Use caution, the southern 3rd of the runway has a rut developing (several inches wide and deep by 80ft long) in the center of the runway (see picture). Parking area contains old mining debris, park with caution. No water or facilities near the airstrip.

Marc Lassaux
2 weeks ago in a ICP Savannah S with 21 tires

Dolores point in good shape.

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Craig Gustafson
2 weeks ago in a Carbon Cub EX-3 with 31" tires

Two nice windsocks here. Most will land uphill, towards the southeast. The second half of the runway is best, especially the left side, so as to avoid the two track ruts on the right. This strip is almost a 1000' higher than Steamboat Mesa, so consider D.A., though the strip is extremely long.

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Eric Berg
4 months ago in a C182 with 850 tires

Not much snow. Still usable for some, not me. The two track road on the east side looks like it’s received significant traffic.

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Hod (Harold) Dahl
6 months ago in a Pa18 with 26 tires

Runway in good shape. We walked the full length and nothing significant to report. Both windsocks are in good shape. Vehicles are doing a good job staying off the runway. Camping sites are not well developed but will definitely work. Great hiking to North end overlooks into the canyon.

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Marc Lassaux
10 months ago in a Savannah S with 21 tires

Dolores point is in good shape and comparable to previous reports.

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Camping at Dolores Point

Added by Wendy Lessig 3 years ago

There is a nice camping area at the top end of the Dolores Point airstrip, large enough for several aircraft at a time. Short walk to the canyon rim and spectacular overlook.

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