KDRO Durango – La Plata County Airport (1,281 acres) Durango, CO Four Nearby Instrument Airports: [KFMN] 34 SW ; [KPSO] 34 E ; [KCEZ] 43 W ; [KTEX] 49 N ;(ave. distance: 40 nm) Total Based Aircraft: 70 (61 single-props, … Continue reading

Accidents & Incidents, [2014Q3]

The following table presents a chronology for the third quarter of 2014, showing all known ‘fatal’ U.S. aviation accidents, as well as some non-fatal accidents. Data shows date (weekends are underlined), location, number of fatalities, and a brief synopsis. Click … Continue reading


KTEX Telluride Regional Airport (542 acres) Telluride, CO Four Nearby Instrument Airports: [KMTJ] 33 N ; [KAIB] 35 NW ; [KDRO] 49 S ; [KCEZ] 52 SW ;(ave. distance: 42 nm) Total Based Aircraft: 38 (27 single-props, 4 multi-props, 4 … Continue reading


KFMN Four Corners Regional Airport (603 acres) Farmington, NM Four Nearby Instrument Airports: [KDRO] 34 NE ; [KCEZ] 39 NW ; [KPSO] 65 NE ; [KTEX] 74 N ;(ave. distance: 53 nm) Total Based Aircraft: 118 (91 single-props, 25 multi-props) … Continue reading

Grand Canyon National Park Air Tour Noise: Some Background, and a pre-DEIS History

Stand alone at the edge of the ocean. Soak it all in: the finite pittance of your small frame and your feeble thoughts, against the mass of eternal water. The unrelenting waves, crashing upon fragile cliffs and washing beaches of … Continue reading