2013 Rocky Mountain Fall Fly-in
The Garfield County Regional Airport hosted its third annual Rocky Mountain Fall Fly-in September 20-21 2013 in Rifle, Colorado. This video portrays pilots who attended the Fly-in and Rocky Mountain views they enjoyed.

  Live camera - current weather at Garfield County Regional Airport

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Live weather cam
Our live weather camera above shows you the current Garfield County Regional 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 Garfield County Regional 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
Plane turning   Public comment November 15
The last opportunity for public comment on the Garfield County Airport Master Plan is Thursday, November 14, 6-8 pm, at the Garfield County Administration Building. It sets the airport’s ten-year direction.
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Airport brochure photo


  Garfield County Regional 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.

Brian Condie, Director
Garfield County Regional 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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