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Carl Froehlich 09-07-2021 07:38 PM

North Denver recommendations?
 
Planning on flying next week for a visit. Currently looking at either Longmonth (KLMO) or Rocky Mountain Metro (KBJC).

I would appreciate recommendations between those two, or if I should consider another airport.

Thanks,
Carl

6ato14a 09-07-2021 07:51 PM

Longmont
 
I recommend KLMO but I am biased as I base there. Metro is towered and has lots of taxi time to get anywhere. Call if you want more info.

303-772-2202
Dave

David Paule 09-07-2021 07:54 PM

Metro has a tower and probably better services. Longmont has no tower and a fair bit of parachuting adjacent to the runway (they announce when there are jumpers in the air).

I'm based at Longmont. Hangars are probably tough in either location.

Dave

Carl Froehlich 09-07-2021 07:56 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by 6ato14a (Post 1554067)
I recommend KLMO but I am biased as I base there. Metro is towered and has lots of taxi time to get anywhere. Call if you want more info.

303-772-2202
Dave

Thanks Dave. Iíll call tomorrow.

Carl

lr172 09-08-2021 07:55 AM

I went to LMO last summer for a wedding and had a good experience. Gas was cheaper and fees lower than BJC. Runways are shorter, but no issue for an RV.

Larry

mikerkba 09-08-2021 08:37 AM

BJC, tie downs not used.
 
Carl, I have only used BJC, when visiting family there. Good services at Signature (not my usual choice, but directed there by my brother) and nice people there. They park planes without tiedowns in some areas, and promise to move/secure the planes if winds come up. Didnt like that for my 8, but there were no tiedowns available within sight. That never became and issue for the 2 nights I was there, but I would not go there again for that reason.

Carl Froehlich 09-08-2021 08:47 AM

Thanks Mike. One of my rules for the few times I have to park on the ramp is that I taxi to the tie down. After that the plane does not get moved. RVs are not like old Cessnas that you can drop a tow bar on, and tail dragger RVs are even more of a mystery to the standard line guy.

Signature is also an issue. I have never had a good experience with Signature - anywhere.

Carl


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