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  • 5055 msl
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Vance Brand Airport

Longmont, CO

Phone: 303-651-8431
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Attendance: Attended
Year-round, 7 Days a Week,Daylight
Elevation:5,055 ft (1,540.8 m) (Surveyed)
Location:3.00 mi. SW of Longmont
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:DME, VOR, RNAV, GPS
Runway length: 4799 ft
Fees:Parking, Tiedown, Hangar
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  • Satellite
  • Sectional

Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 4.16  (self serve service)
100LL$ 4.65  (full serve service)
Jet-A$ 3.60  (full serve service)

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Runway 11/29

Dimensions:4799 x 75ft. / 1462.7 x 22.9mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 30000 lb
Surface:concrete, no surface treatment, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
115055.3ft. MSL
113° mag
123° true
0.5% down
basicvisual glide slope: 2-Box/Left-Side VASI
Tree, 110 ft Right of center, 30 ft high, 815 ft from end, 20:1 clearance slope
295031.1ft. MSL
293° mag
303° true
0.5% up
non-precisionvisual glide slope: 2-Box/Left-Side VASI
Road, Both-Sides, 11 ft high, 430 ft from end, 20:1 clearance slope

Noise Abatement

RunwayApplies toApproach/DepartureText
See TextSee TextSee Text24 hrs; all acft, ry 11-climb straight 800 AGL in pat,1200 AGL if dep; ry 29-climb ry hdg to 1000 AGL if dep or 800 AGL if in pat
See TextSee TextSee TextGA Voluntary Noise Abatement Procedures
See TextSee TextSee TextHelicopter Noise Abatement Procedures
See TextSee TextSee TextUltralight/Gyrocopter Noise Abatement Procedures

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
  • Rentals
  • Flight Training
On field: CTR
UNICOM: 122.975
Fly Elite Aviation
  • Maintenance
  • $4.65
  • $4.16
  • $3.60
On field: CTR
UNICOM: 122.975
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Services at this airport:

Engine Repair: MajorAirframe Repair: Major
Fuel: 100LL Low-Lead, Jet A, MOGAS
Transportation: Van
Rental Cars: 

Activities: Intensive Flight Training
Operations: Helicopter, Ultralight

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Operations & More Information

Lat/Long:N40 9.8633' / W105 9.8183'
Charts:NACO: Cheyenne Sectional
Mag Var:10E (2005)
ARTCC:Denver (ZDV)
FSS:Denver (DEN)
NOTAM Facility:DEN
Approach/Departure Control FacilityD01
Pattern Altitude:
Light Aircraft6055
Wind Indicator:Lighted
Seg. Circle:Yes
Lighting:Pilot Activated Lighting:
  • high intensity: 7 clicks in 7 secs
  • medium intensity: 5 clicks in 5 secs
  • low intensity: 3 clicks in 3 secs
Actvt MIRL Ry 11/29 and VASI Ry 11/29 - CTAF

Aircraft & Activity

Based GA Aircraft

Single Engine:272
Multi Engine:19

Airport Activity

GA Local:50,043
GA Itinerant:21,028
Air Taxi:

(12-month period ending on 12/31/2015)

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Contact Addresses

Owner:Airport Manager:
City of LongmontDavid Slayter
350 Kimbark St229 Airport Road
Longmont, CO 80501Longmont, CO 80503
303-651-8431 (Office) 303-651-8431 (Office)