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3V5 Fort Collins Downtown Airport
Fort Collins, Colorado, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 08 JUNE 2006

Location

FAA Identifier: 3V5
Lat/Long: 40-35-18.0100N / 105-02-30.0250W
40-35.300167N / 105-02.500417W
40.5883361 / -105.0416736
(estimated)
Elevation: 4939 ft. / 1505.4 m (surveyed)
Variation: 12E (1985)
From city: 2 miles E of FORT COLLINS, CO
Zip code: 80524

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Sectional chart: CHEYENNE
Control tower: no
ARTCC: DENVER CENTER
FSS: DENVER FLIGHT SERVICE STATION [1-866-751-7021]
NOTAMs facility: DEN (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: APR-OCT 0700-1800, NOV-MAR 0700-1800
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
SEGMENTED CIRCLE ORANGE/WHITE PAINTED TIRES AND BARRELS.
Lights: DUSK-DAWN
ACTVT PAPI & REIL RY 29 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 123.0
DENVER APPROACH: 134.85
DENVER DEPARTURE: 134.85
WX AWOS-3 at FNL (8 nm S): 135.075 (970-669-9187)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
GLLr270/22.8GILL VORTAC114.2013E
CYSr185/39.3CHEYENNE VORTAC113.1013E

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: HIGH/LOW

Runway Information

Runway 11/29

Dimensions: 5326 x 44 ft. / 1623 x 13 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 25000 lbs
Double wheel: 38000 lbs
Runway edge lights: non-standard
NSTD MIRL LCTD 50 FT FM RY EDGES, RY 29 THLD LIGHTS 360 DEGREE WHITE.
RUNWAY 11  RUNWAY 29
Latitude: 40-35.573000N40-35.027333N
Longitude: 105-02.950833W105-02.050000W
Elevation: 4939.0 ft.4922.2 ft.
Gradient: 0.2 0.2
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 116 magnetic, 128 true296 magnetic, 308 true
Displaced threshold: no408 ft.
Markings: basic, in fair conditionbasic, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on right (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 20 ft. haystack, 285 ft. from runway, 100 ft. left of centerline, 4:1 slope to clear30 ft. pole, marked, 450 ft. from runway, 8:1 slope to clear
+45 FT PLINE 780 FT FM RY END MARKED WITH ORANGE BALLS.
APCH RATIO 21:1 TO DSPLCD THLD.

Runway E/W

Dimensions: 3400 x 50 ft. / 1036 x 15 m
TOTAL LANDING AREA IS 3400 FT ONLY EASTERNMOST/WESTERNMOST 1700 FT USED AT ANY ONE TIME. CALL PRIOR TO USE IF POSSIBLE.
Surface: turf, in fair condition
Runway edge markings: /W THLD & EDGES MKD WITH WHITE/RED PAINTED TIRES WHEN AVBL.
RUNWAY E  RUNWAY W
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Obstructions: none4 ft. fence, 90 ft. right of centerline

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 126
Single engine airplanes: 90
Multi engine airplanes: 20
Helicopters: 15
Gliders airplanes: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 48/day
50% transient general aviation
50% local general aviation
<1% military

Additional Remarks

RY E/W HAS +4 FT FENCE 40-55 FT N OF RY EDGE FULL LENGTH.
RY 29 HAS -10 FT DITCH 264 FT FM RY END 0B, +15 FT ROAD 390 FT FM RY END 0B.
RY 11 HAS +10 FT BLDG 216 FM AND 121 FT L OF RY END.
RY 11/29 HAS +3 INCH LIP ALONG RY EDGE IN VARIOUS PLACES.
NOISE ABATEMENT PROCEDURES IN EFFECT CTC AMGR 970-484-4186.
RY 29 PREFERRED RY FOR EARLY MORNING DEP - WND & WX PERMITTING.
RY E/W VERY SOFT WHEN WET.
PAPI IN APCH PATH TO EASTERNMOST END OF RY W.
RY E/W HAS +50 FT TREE 40 FT N OF CNTRLN AT MIDFIELD.

Instrument Procedures

NOTE: All procedures below are presented as PDF files. If you need a reader for these files, you should download the free Adobe Reader.

NOT FOR NAVIGATION. Please procure official charts for flight.
FAA instrument procedures published for use between 08 June 2006 at 0901Z and 06 July 2006 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
VOR/DME OR GPS-B   download (208KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums apply   download (37KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KFNL - Fort Collins-Loveland Municipal Airport (8 nm S)
KGXY - Greeley-Weld County Airport (21 nm SE)
KAMR - Vance Brand Airport (26 nm S)
48V - Erie Municipal Airport (35 nm S)
KCYS - Cheyenne Regional/Jerry Olson Field Airport (36 nm N)
 
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From to 3V5

Sunrise and sunset
Times for 17-Jun-2006
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight04:5710:57
Sunrise05:3011:30
Sunset20:3202:32
Evening civil twilight21:0603:06
 
METAR
KFNL 
8nm S 
170535Z AUTO 14005KT 10SM CLR 13/02 A2997 RMK AO1
TAF
KCYS 
35nm N 
162320Z 170024 36010KT P6SM VCSH BKN080
FM0200 30008KT P6SM BKN100
FM0500 31012KT P6SM SKC
FM1600 32014KT P6SM FEW100
KBJC 
40nm S 
170323Z 170324 25008KT P6SM FEW100 SCT200
FM1200 VRB06KT P6SM FEW100 SCT200
FM1600 36010KT P6SM FEW140 SCT220
FM1900 03012KT P6SM FEW220
FM2100 07010KT P6SM SKC AMD NOT SKED AFT 04Z
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

 Business Name   Contact    Services / Description  Fuel Prices Comments
Fort Collins Downtown Airport 970-484-4186
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100LL 
$4.30 
Jet A 
$3.53 
 Updated 11-May-2006
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Aviation Businesses, Services, and Facilities

 Business Name   Contact   Services / Description Comments
Poudre Aviation 970-530-0503
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[email]
Flight training, Aircraft rental, Aerial tours / aerial sightseeing, Aircraft maintenance, Aircraft modifications, Aircraft interiors, Aircraft parts, Aircraft sales / leasing / brokerage, ...

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Where to Stay: Hotels, Motels, Resorts, B&Bs, Campgrounds

 In this space we feature lodging establishments that are convenient to the Fort Collins Downtown Airport. If your hotel/inn/B&B/resort is near the Fort Collins Downtown Airport, provides convenient transportation, or is otherwise attractive to pilots, flight crews, and airport users, consider listing it here.  
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Hotels near Fort Collins Downtown Airport

Miles Price ($)
BEST WESTERN KIVA INN 0.6 107-124
FORT COLLINS-DAYS INN 1.7 48-78
SUPER 8 FORT COLLINS CO 1.8 56-64
FORT COLLINS PLAZA INN 1.8 55-105
THE ARMSTRONG HOTEL 1.9 95-130
RAMADA INN - FT COLLINSairport transportation 1.9 100
SLEEP INN FT COLLINS 1.9 72-100
COMFORT INN FORT COLLINS 2.0 67-105
BEST WESTERN UNIVERSITY INN 2.1 65
MULBERRY INN 2.4 48-55
HILTON FORT COLLINS 2.6 98-209
MARRIOTT FORT COLLINSairport transportation 3.8 99
QUALITY INN & SUITES 4.3 62-74
OAKWOOD FT COLLINS 4.6 100-117
COMFORT SUITES FT COLLINS 4.6 90-105
COURTYARD BY MARRIOTT FORT COLLINS 4.7 79-89
RESIDENCE INN BY MARRIOTT FORT COLLINS 4.8 119

Distances are approximate, and may vary depending on the actual route traveled and the location of the travel start on the airport.
airport transportation indicates that the hotel is reported to provide airport transportation. Please check with the hotel for hours and availability of transportation to/from Fort Collins Downtown Airport. It is possible that transportation may not be available to/from 3V5 but to other nearby airports such as KFNL.
    

Hotels in other cities near Fort Collins Downtown Airport

18 in Fort Collins
1 in Wellington
1 in Windsor
6 in Loveland
 

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