Spanish Peaks Airfield

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Spanish Peaks Airfield
Huerfano County (Spanish Peaks) Airport
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner Huerfano County
Operator Contact: Gary Hanisch
Serves Huerfano County
Location Walsenburg, Colorado
Elevation AMSL 6,047 ft / 1,843 m
Coordinates 37°41′48″N 104°47′06″W / 37.69667°N 104.78500°W / 37.69667; -104.78500
Website Huerfano County Road and Bridge
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
08/26 4,896 1,492 Asphalt
03/21 2,500 762 Turf/dirt
Statistics (2008)
Aircraft operations 3,500
Based aircraft 13

Spanish Peaks Airfield (FAA LID: 4V1) is 5 miles north of Walsenburg in Huerfano County, Colorado. It is owned by Huerfano County.[1] and is named for the Spanish Peaks.

The airport is 2 miles (3 km) east of Interstate 25 via a gravel road, but taxiways are paved. The airport is near the junction of Interstate 25 (concurrent with U.S. Highway 85 and U.S. Highway 87), Highway 10, Highway 69, and U.S. Highway 160.

Facilities[edit]

Spanish Peaks Airfield covers 80 acres and has two runways:[1]

  • 8/26: 4,896 x 60 ft (1,492 x 18 m) Asphalt
  • 3/21: 2,500 x 40 ft (762 x 12 m) Grass/dirt

In the year ending August 16, 2008 the airport had 3,500 aircraft operations, average about 10 per day: 70% general aviation local, 30% general aviation transient, and no military. 13 aircraft are based at the airport: 12 single engine and 1 multi-engine.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for 4V1 (Form 5010 PDF), effective 2008-08-16

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