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  2014 fly in

Fall Fly-in success
The 2014 Rocky Mountain Fall Fly-in attracted 121 aircraft to the Rifle Garfield County Airport over the weekend, a 26% increase over last year. The event provided events for pilots at airports in Rifle, Telluride and Leadville.
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SEPTEMBER CLOSURE CANCELLED:
Colorado’s Rifle Garfield County Regional (RIL) Airport’s construction project has been cancelled for this year. The airport will remain open September 15 through 24, 2014.

We are sorry for the short notice, but the legal decision to cancel the construction project was just made September 11. The earliest possible construction will be in the summer of 2015.
  Weather
  Live camera - current weather at Rifle Garfield County Airport
 

FOR CURRENT REPORTED WEATHER, please call:
RIL ASOS t 970-625-2206


Live weather cam
Our live weather camera above shows you the current Rifle Garfield County Airport weather. Live, 24/7 streaming video is available here. Be aware that the speed of your computer processing affects the speed of this download.

When the weather outside is frightful at higher elevations, there's a good chance there will be light winds, clear skies and clearer runways at Rifle Garfield County Airport!

 
Rifle weather averages
Average temperature (high) 64 degrees F - (low) 31 degrees F
Average precipitation 11.61 inches
Average snowfall 38.6 inches
January (high) 37 degrees F - (low), 10 degrees F
July (high) 90 degrees F - (low), 52 degrees F
   
 
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LOCATION:


  Rifle Garfield County Airport (RIL) - is located in Rifle, Colorado, a mere 27 miles from Glenwood Springs, 46 miles to Eagle, 61 miles to Aspen, 65 miles to Grand Junction, and 88 miles to Vail. It is in the epicenter of Colorado's best Rocky Mountain to Red Rock Desert recreational and residential properties.  
  • The preferred alternate for Eagle
    and Aspen (which are closed at
    night frequently due to weather);
  • The preferred General Aviation Mountain Business Jet Airport in Colorado;
  • Open 24 hours a day, seven days
    a week;
  • An airport with no noise restrictions;
  • A General Aviation airport of which security regulations of commercial airports do not apply; and
  • It is STMP (Special Traffic Management Procedures) friendly.
      AIRPORT RULES
      MINIMUM STANDARDS
 
 
     
   
 

Brian Condie, Director
Rifle Garfield County Airport

0375 County Road 352, Bldg 2060
Rifle, Colorado 81650

Fixed Based Operator
Atlantic Aviation
0375 County Road 352, Bldg 3000
Rifle, Colorado 81650

970-625-1091  |  phone
970-625-8501  |  fax
970-625-4833  |  phone
970-625-4848  |  fax
   
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