Aspen-Pitkin County Airport (Aspen, CO) KASE Remarks
Airport closed 2300-0700.
Terrain will not allow for normal traffic patterns. High rates of descent may be required due to terrain and local procs.
Airport located in high mountain valley with mountainous terrain from 12500 - 14000 ft MSL in near proximity to airport; numerous unlighted obstructions. all adverse weather situations magnified in mountains. Operations during periods of reduced visibility discouraged for pilots unfamiliar with area.
Uncontrolled traffic on the ramps. Runway 33 RUN-UP area not visible from air traffic control tower.
For all GA operations between 30 minimum after ss to 2300 the following applies: aircraft equipped as required under FAR 91.205 (D) for inst flight - pilot is inst rated; VFR pic has completed at least one takeoff or ldng in the preceding 12 months at ase. Ifr: execute approach/departure procedures with air traffic control clearance.
Unique VFR departure procedures exist. Please call airport operations 970-920-5760; or FBO 970-920-2016 for more info.
(A106) aircraft requiring ifr should file flight plan with flight service 45 minimum prior to estd departure.
Unless ceilings are at least 2000 ft above highest trrn and vis is 15 miles or more; mountain flying is not recommended.
Prior permission required for takeoff on runway 15. Contact FBO 970-920-2016.
Airport restricted to maximum aircraft wingspan of 95 ft.
Pilots are responsible for passengers in ramp area. pedestrians and vehicles cannot enter taxiways without air traffic control clearance. Stay on the solid side of the red boundary marking line.
Cold temperature restricted airport. Altitude correction required at or below -21C/-6F.
Birds and other wildlife on and in vicinity of runways. Watch for wildlife on or near runways
All arriving aircraft frm 2000 to 2300L must announce CTAF 118.85 when they are 20, 15, 10 and 5 miles out and on short final. Equipment may be on the runway.
Due to poor visibility in valley, use landing lights in traffic pattern.
Review of airplane performance rcmdd including da; weight and balance and climb performance.
Hang gliders; para gliders; hot air balloon and glider operations on and in vicinity of airport up to 18000 ft MSL.