Melon Field Airport

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Rocky Ford Weather (°F)

Location

Latitude: 
38-00-55.0310N (38.015286)
Longitude: 
103-41-56.8160W (-103.699116)
Elevation: 
4260.0 feet MSL (1298 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
7 E (as of July 2022 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -7.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -6.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
03 N.M. SE of Rocky Ford, Colorado
Found On: 
Wichita Chart
FAA Region: 
ANM

Contacts

Manager: 
Privately owned: 
TODD HUGHES
26407 CR 21
ROCKY FORD, CO 81067
(719) 251-4469
MELON FLD INC
26407 CR 21
ROCKY FORD, CO 81067
(719) 251-4469

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Private
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
04/1966
Control tower: 
No
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
Unattended
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZDV (Denver)
Responsible ARTCC: 
ZDV (Denver)
Lighting Schedule: 
SEE RMK
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
No
Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
5260 feet (1603 m)
NOTAM-D Service: 
No
International Airport of Entry: 
No
Customs Landing Rights: 
No
Civil/Military Joint Use: 
No

Based Aircraft

Single Engine:  7
Multi Engine:  1

Annual Operations (as of 07/09/1992)

Total Operations:  4440
GA Local:  2634 59.3%
GA Itinerant:  1756 39.5%
Military Aircraft:  50 1.1%

Communications

       

    Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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    Area Code: 719

    Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
    C&L Flying Service
      
    254-7900, -3879, for fuel call 948-9429 100LL
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    Flight Service Stations

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

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    Navigation Aids (Navaids) near 1CO5

    Navigational Aid (NAVAID) distances from the airport are listed in Nautical Miles (NM).

    Nearby Airports with Fuel

    Dist (NM) Name (Airport IDs) True Hdg Mag Hdg Fuel Grade
    9.2 La Junta Municipal Airport
    (KLHX LHX)
    76 69 100LL, Jet A
    41.1 Pueblo Meml Airport
    (PUB KPUB PUB)
    293 286 100LL, Jet A
    47.9 Southeast Colorado Regional Airport
    (LAA KLAA LAA)
    85 79 100LL, Jet A
    54.7 Perry Stokes Airport
    (TAD KTAD TAD)
    214 207 100LL, Jet A
    54.9 Spanish Peaks Airfield Airport
    (4V1)
    249 242 100LL, Jet A
    61.4 Colorado Springs East Airport
    (CO4)
    327 320 100LL
    66.8 City Of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport
    (COS KCOS COS)
    315 307 100LL, Jet A
    68.0 Calhan Airport
    (5V4)
    335 328 100LL
    68.8 Cuchara Valley At La Veta Airport
    (07V)
    245 237 100LL, Jet A
    69.1 Meadow Lake Airport
    (KFLY FLY)
    323 316 100LL
    70.8 Fremont County Airport
    (CNE 1V6)
    290 282 100LL, Jet A
    74.8 Holly Airport
    (K08)
    88 82 100LL
    75.6 Limon Municipal Airport
    (LIC KLIC LIC)
    1 354 100LL
    85.4 Raton Municipal/Crews Field Airport
    (RTN KRTN RTN)
    206 199 100LL, Jet A-1+
    96.7 Stanton County Municipal Airport
    (KJHN JHN)
    104 98 100LL, Jet A
    97.7 Clayton Municipal Airpark Airport
    (CAO KCAO CAO)
    164 157 100LL, Jet A
    99.1 Kit Carson County Airport
    (KITR ITR)
    41 35 100LL, Jet A-1+

    Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

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    Remarks

    A110-1 RWYS 08/26 & 18/36 SFC ROUGH & SOFT SPOTS.
    A110-2 EXTSV CROP SPRAYING OPNS IN THE AREA.
    A110-3 RY 36 -3 FT DITCH 10 FT FM & PARALLEL TO THR; +4 FT FENCE 55 FT L OF & PARALLEL TO CNTRLN FM THR INTXN RY 08/26.
    A110-4 3 IN TO 4 IN WEEDS IN CLEAR AREA BOTH SIDES OF RWY 08/26 ENTIRE LENGTH.
    A110-5 RY 18/36 STOPWAY N END ROUGH.
    A110-6 FOR CD CTC DENVER ARTCC AT 303-651-4257.
    A40-08/26 NSTD LIRL. THR MKD BY 3 LGTS EACH SIDE OF CNTRLN; 100 FT DIST BTN EDGE LGTS; EDGE & THR LGTS MKD WITH TIRES.
    A58-08 +6' GND 73' FM & PARALLEL TO THR MKD WITH REFLECTORS; +20' WND SOCK 65' FM THR 105' L CNTRLN; +4' FENCE 75' R & PARALLEL TO CNTRLN FM THR TO INTXN RY 18/36.
    A58-26 +15' ROAD 25' FM & PARALLEL TO THR; +4' FENCE 60' FM & PARALLEL TO THR; -3' DITCH 15' FM & PARALLEL TO THR.
    A70-FUEL-10 0LL FUEL AVBL BY PHONE 719-254-7999.
    A81-APT ACTVT LIRL RY 08/26 - 122.9.

    Runways

    Runway Summary

    Runways: 08/26
    18/36
    Longest Runway: 08/26 is 3780 ft (1152 m) long
    Runways with an Instrument Approach:

    1CO5 Airport Runway Details

    Runway 08/26  3780 ft x 45 ft (1152 m x 14 m)
    Runway Edge Lights:  Non-standard lighting system Intensity

    Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
    Single Wheel Landing Gear:  5.0

    Runway 08

    Runway 26

    Glide Path Angle: 
    0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Left Left

    Runway 18/36  2500 ft x 44 ft (762 m x 13 m)

    Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
    Single Wheel Landing Gear:  5.0

    Runway 18

    Runway 36

    Glide Path Angle: 
    0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Left
    Object at End: 
    FENCE ROAD
    Object Height: 
    5 15
    Distance from End: 
    0 15

    Services

    Airframe Repair: 
    Major
    Powerplant Repair: 
    Major
    Bottled Oxygen: 
    None
    Bulk Oxygen: 
    None
    Fuel Available: 
    100LL, Jet A-1+
    Landing Fees: 
    No
    Parking: 
    Hangars and tiedowns available

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