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Old 07-03-2019, 11:51 AM
atxpilot atxpilot is offline
Join Date: Jan 2019
Location: Austin, TX
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Default Best airport when visiting Denver

I'm planning to fly into Denver today through Sunday. Is there a recommended airport to tie town for the weekend considering fees, fuel price, etc? I'm staying with friends who live in Evergreen and was thinking either KAPA or KBJC.

If someone is nice enough and has hangar space for a few days, that would greatly appreciated and my top choice!
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Old 07-03-2019, 12:57 PM
Tailwind/RVGuy Tailwind/RVGuy is offline
Join Date: Dec 2018
Location: Holmen
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Default Airport near Denver

I have used Front Range (KFTG) multiple times in my Tailwind. Great people and good location. Just south of Denver International. Not as close to Evergreen as Centennial but it is my airport of choice in the area.
Keith in Lacrosse WI area
Finished Wittman Tailwind in 2016
Flew RV9A and RV6a while building
lurking for years but now paid
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Old 07-03-2019, 01:10 PM
txnbuilder txnbuilder is offline
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Posts: 63
Default Front Range

My vote is for Front Range, too. They have very reasonable tiedown, hangar, and rental car fees, and were very helpful when I called to make arrangements for the trip (and also when I called to cancel due to weather!)

Yeah, it's in the middle of nowhere, and it was almost an hour drive from where I needed to be, but KBJC, the 'convenient' airport for the trip, wanted almost $180/night for a hangar
Luis Orozco
Austin, TX
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Old 07-03-2019, 05:43 PM
Flying Canuck Flying Canuck is offline
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Location: Red Deer, Alberta, Canada
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Another vote for Front Range. Had great service from there in March, especially considering it was my first time into a busy airspace. FTG is easy to get into, at least it is from the East and North.
Claude Pitre
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Old 07-03-2019, 06:30 PM
Sam I Am Sam I Am is offline
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Location: Amarillo, TX
Posts: 18
Default Front Range too

I too favor Front Range...Great people and reasonable rates. Use the heated hangar in the winter for very little fee if fueling.
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