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VEL Airport Location

Latitude: 
40-26-27.3000N (40.440917)
Longitude: 
109-30-35.7000W (-109.509917)
Elevation: 
5278.1 feet MSL (1609 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
10.5 E (as of March 2017 from WMM2015 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -7.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -6.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
1 N.M. SE of Vernal, Utah
Found On: 
Salt Lake City Chart
FAA Region: 
ANM

VEL Airport Runways Show all runways...

Longest Runway: 16/34 is 6201 ft (1890 m) long
Runways with an Instrument Approach:

VEL Airport General Information

Control tower: 
No
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
ALL/ALL/DAWN-DUSK
Lighting Schedule: 
SEE RMK
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
Yes
Beacon Color: 
White-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
6278 feet (1914 m)
NOTAM-D Service: 
Yes
International Airport of Entry: 
No
Customs Landing Rights: 
No
Military Landing Rights: 
Yes
Civil/Military Joint Use: 
No
Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting: 
Class III
ARFF Index: A
Air Carrier Service: Scheduled
Certification Date: 06/2006

VEL Airport Services

Airframe Repair: 
Major
Powerplant Repair: 
Major
Bulk Oxygen: 
High Pressure / Low Pressure
Fuel Available: 
Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
Fees: 
No
Parking: 
Hangars and tiedowns available
Other Services: 
Air Freight Services
Crop Dusting Services
Charter Service
Pilot Instruction
Aircraft Rental

VEL Airport Contact Information

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 
KELLY HARVEY
825 SOUTH 500 E
VERNAL, UT 84078
435-789-3400
UINTAH CO AND VERNAL CITY
825 SOUTH 500 E
VERNAL, UT 84078
435-789-3400

VEL Airport Flight Service Stations

Primary Alternate
FSS on Field:  N
FSS Name (ID):  Cedar City(CDC)
Frequency: 
Toll Free Phone:  1-800-WX-BRIEF
   

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26.6 Roosevelt Municipal Airport
(74V)
248 237 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
29.1 Dutch John Airport
(33U)
10 360 100LL
40.0 Rangely Airport
(RNG 4V0)
121 111 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
42.6 Duchesne Municipal Airport
(U69)
249 238 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
70.1 Fort Bridger Airport
(FBR KFBR FBR)
324 313 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
72.1 Rock Springs-Sweetwater County Airport
(RKS KRKS RKS)
16 6 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A-1+ - Kerosene, with icing inhibitor freeze point -50C
75.6 Carbon County Regional/Buck Davis Field Airport
(PUC KPUC PUC)
229 218 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
76.4 Mack Mesa Airport
(10CO)
156 146 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
78.0 Meeker Coulter Field Airport
(KEEO EEO)
107 97 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
85.4 Evanston-Uinta County Burns Field Airport
(EVW KEVW EVW)
306 295 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
87.6 Heber City Municipal - Russ Mcdonald Field Airport
(36U)
272 261 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
90.8 Craig-Moffat Airport
(CIG KCAG CAG)
87 77 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
91.2 Grand Junction Regional Airport
(GJT KGJT GJT)
149 139 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
91.6 Huntington Municipal Airport
(69V)
225 214 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
94.7 Green River Municipal Airport
(RVR U34)
200 189 100, Jet A
95.5 Kemmerer Municipal Airport
(EMM KEMM EMM)
330 319 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
98.6 Garfield County Regional Airport
(RIL KRIL RIL)
123 113 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C

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yes Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Parachute 17.7 76.10 USD
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no Parachute Inn 17.9 54.95 USD
no Glenwood Suites, An Ascend Collection Hotel 19.5 94.00 USD
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yes Residence Inn Glenwood Springs 20.8 149.00 USD
no Courtyard By Marriott Glenwood Springs 20.8 119.00 USD
yes Hotel Glenwood Springs 21.2 96.00 USD
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no Hampton Inn Glenwood Springs 21.3 101.15 USD
no Holiday Inn Express Glenwood Springs 21.3 84.65 USD
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