Gunnison-Crested Butte Regional Airport

Airport
ICAO code: 
KGUC
Summary
ICAO Region: 
NAM
Territory: 
Location: 
Gunnison, Colorado,
Elevation: 
7680 ft
Coordinates: 
Aerial View: 
38° 32' 2" N, 106° 55' 58.001" W
Airport CFIT: 
Altimeter Temperature Error Correction
Airport RE: 
Hot and High Operations
Airport WX: 
Mountain Waves
Metar
Observation
KGUC 021556Z AUTO 05003KT 10SM CLR M05/M09 A3044 RMK AO2 SLP354 T10501094 FZRANO
Station
Gunnison, Gunnison-Crested Butte Regional Airport
Date/Time
2021-12-02 15:56:00
Wind direction
50°
Wind speed
03 kts
Lowest cloud amount
n/a
Temperature
-5°C
Dew point
-9.4°C
Humidity
71%
Weather condition
n/a

Description

Gunnison–Crested Butte Regional Airport, also known as Gunnison County Airport, is a public airport located at the southern edge of Gunnison, Colorado.

Climatology

Cold Semi-arid climate (Köppen climate classification BSk). - Hot, sometimes extremely hot summers and cold, sometimes very cold winters. Moderate snowfall during the winter. Areas featuring cold semi-arid climates are sometimes subject to major temperature swings during a 24 hour period.

Gunnison is located at the bottom of several valleys. Due to its location, cold air in all the valleys settles into Gunnison at night, making it, in winter, one of the coldest places in the United States, especially when snowpack is present.

Runways

Designator Length Width Surface Rops
17/35 914 46 GVL No/No
6/24 2865 46 ASP Yes/Yes
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