Meeker Airport

The airport is owned and funded by Rio Blanco County and operated by Gary Coulter. Regular operations include business and private jets, recreational and student pilots, medical and fire-fighting aircraft, tourism and aerial spray operations. Aircraft repair and maintenance are available.

Services
  • Aircraft maintenance, repair and engine services.
  • Airframe service: Major
  • Bottled oxygen: None
  • Bulk oxygen: High/Low
  • Courtesy car available for in town use only. Rental cars are available by calling NW Auto at 970-878-5026.
  • Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
  • Parking: hangars and tie downs. Overnight hangar fees.
  • Powerplant service: Major
Remarks
Runway 3 - right traffic. Mountains west and north of airport. Deer, elk and waterfowl in vicinity of airport. 8-foot wildlife fence surrounds airport. Activate PAPI, REIL and MIRL, ATIS 135.525, CTAF - 122.8. RCO 122.15. Den App/Den 134.5, VOR/DME 115.2.
  • ATIS 135.525
  • DEN APP/DEN 134.5
  • Elevation: 6,421 feet
  • Latitude: N40deg02.93'
  • Lights: MIRL
  • Longitude: W107deg53.15'
  • Noise/Landing Procedures: 7400' MSL all aircraft. Loud aircraft depart 21, immediate left to avoid veterinary clinic (1/4 mile from runway 21).
  • PAPI, REIL AND MIRL CTAF/UNICOM 122.8
  • Radio/Navigation:
  • RCO 122.15
  • Runway: 3/21 6500 X 60 - Asphalt
  • VOR/DME 115.2
FAA Information Effective 22 August 2013
  • Elevation: 6426 ft. / 1958.6 m (surveyed)
  • FAA Identifier: EEO
  • From city: 2 miles E of Meeker, CO
  • Latitude/Longitude (estimated):
    • 40.0488056 / -107.8859167
    • 40-02.928333N / 107-53.155000W
    • 40-02-55.7000N / 107-53-09.3000W
  • Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -7 during Standard Time)
  • Variation: 14E (1980)
  • Zip code: 81641
Airport Operations
  • Activation date: 07/1946
  • Airport use: Open to the public
  • ARTCC: Denver Center
  • Attendance: Continuous
  • Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
  • Control tower: no
  • DUSK-DAWN. ACTVT MIRL RY 03/21; PAPI and REIL RY 03 - CTAF.
  • FSS: Denver Flight Service Station
  • NOTAMs facility: EEO (NOTAM-D service available)
  • Sectional chart: CHEYENNE
  • Segmented circle: yes
  • Wind indicator: lighted
Airport Communications
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY DENVER ARTCC ON FREQS 134.5/327.8 (ASPEN RCAG).
  • CHEr209/38.8 HAYDEN VOR/DME 115.60 14E
  • CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
  • EKRr107/2.1 Meeker VOR/DME 115.20 15E
  • Nearby radio navigation aids
  • RCO 122.15 (Denver Radio)
  • RILr336/32.2 RIFLE VOR/DME 110.60 10E
  • VOR radial/distance VOR name Freq Var
  • WX ASOS: 135.525 (970-878-5036)
Runway Information
  • Dimensions: 6497 x 60 ft. / 1980 x 18 m
  • Double wheel: 27.0
  • Elevation: 6353.1 ft. 6425.8 ft.
  • Gradient: 1.1% UP 1.2%
  • Latitude: 40-02.515437N 40-03.340358N
  • Longitude: 107-53.598760W 107-52.712600W
  • Markings: nonprecision, in fair condition nonprecision, in fair condition
  • Runway 3 Runway 21
  • Runway 3/21
  • Runway edge lights: medium intensity
  • Runway end identifier lights: yes
  • Runway heading: 026 magnetic, 040 true 206 magnetic, 220 true
  • Single wheel: 21.0
  • Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
  • Touchdown point: yes, no lights yes, no lights
  • Traffic pattern: right left
  • Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
  • Weight bearing capacity:
Official Airport Ownership & Management
  • County Contact: Samantha Lopez
    Phone: 970-878-4769.
  • Manager: Gary Coulter
    P.O. Box A
    Meeker, CO 81641
    Phone: 970-878-5045
  • Owner: County of Rio Blanco
    County Courthouse, P.O. Box 599
    Meeker, CO 81641
    Phone: 970-878-5001
  • Ownership: Publicly-owned
Airport Operational Statistics
  • Aircraft based on the field: 10
  • Single engine airplanes: 9
  • Multi engine airplanes: 1
  • Aircraft operations: avg 22/day*
  • 66% transient general aviation
  • 30% local general aviation
  • 4% air taxi
  • <1% military
*For 12-month period ending 31 December 2009.

Additional Remarks
- RY 03 Has -10 ft drop in terrain 100 ft fm thld.
- Mountains surround airport
- Deer, elk & waterfowl in vicinity of airport, wildlife fence surrounds airport

Instrument Procedures
All procedures are not for navigation. Please procure official charts for flight. The following FAA instrument procedures published for use between 25 July 2013 at 0901Z and 22 August 2013 at 0900Z.
  • IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
  • RNAV (GPS) RWY 03
  • RNAV (GPS)-B
  • VOR-A
  • Special Alternate Minimums apply
  • Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply
Nearby Airports
Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:
  • KCAG - Craig-Moffat Airport (32 nm NE)
  • KRIL - Garfield County Regional Airport (32 nm S)
  • KHDN - Yampa Valley Airport (40 nm NE)
  • KEGE - Eagle County Regional Airport (51 nm SE)
  • KSBS - Steamboat Springs Airport/Bob Adams Field (54 nm NE)