Airport Data

The Greeley-Weld County Airport is located only 40 miles north of Denver, but outside of the Denver Class B Airspace.  It is perfectly positioned to service the needs of all general and business aviation users.

The Greeley-Weld County Airport is capable of accepting aircraft in size and weight categories exceeding that published in the Airport Facilities Directory, including certain aircraft in the Airplane Design Group III category with prior approval from airport management.

General Information

Location Identifier KGXY
Owner/Operator Greeley-Weld County Airport Authority
Airfield Elevation 4,697' MSL
Unicorn Frequency 122.8 MHz
Servicing S4 (Major Airframe & Major Powwerplant Repairs)
Attended 0600 lcl to 2000 lcl daily
After Hours Call Peak Flight Support at 970-336-3010
Distance from City 3 East

Runway 17/35

  • 10,000' x 100', Asphalt, Excellent Condition
  • Runway 35, 1,100' Displaced Threshold
  • Medium Intensity Runway Lights (MIRL)
  • Precision Approach Path Indicators (PAPI) (P2L) & Runway End Identifier Lights (REIL) Runways 17 & 35
  • Category I Instrument Landing System (ILS)
  • VOR and GPS approaches

Runway 10/28

  • 5,800' x 100', Asphalt, Excellent Condition
  • Medium Intensity Runway Lights (MIRL)
  • Precision Approach Path Indicators (PAPI) (P2L) Runway 10
  • Visual Approach Slope Indicator (VASI) Runway 28
  • Runway End Identifier Lights (REIL) Runways 10 & 28
  • VOR, GPS and NDB approaches
  • Right Traffic; Runway 28

Automated Weather Observation System (AWOS)

  • 24 Hour automated weather information on field
  • Frequency: 135.175 MHz
  • Phone: (970) 352-3511
  • Click Here for airport AWOS information
  • Remote Communications Outlet (RCO)
  • Permits clear radio communications with air traffic control facilities serving the airport

Airport Terminal Building

  • State of the art 6,000 square foot general aviation terminal with large roomy lobby and mezzanine observation area
  • Pilot lounge with kitchenette
  • Courtesy Phones
  • Conference Room
  • Airport Administrative Offices
  • Peak Flight Support
  • Barnstormer Restaurant
  • Adjacent outdoor picnic pavilion with a great airfield view!

The Greeley-Weld County Airport (KGXY) is a large general aviation airport located 50 miles north of the Denver International Airport, in one of the fastest growing cities in the nation.

Operations (Annually)

General Aviation Local 84,500
General Aviation Itinerant 59,500
Military 1,000
Total Annual Operations 145,000

Based Aircraft

Single Engine Aircraft 173
Multi Engine Aircraft 40
Jet Aircraft 8
Helicopters 3
Total Based Aircrafted 224

Runway Facilities

Runway 17/35 10,000' x 100' - Precision, non-precision & visual landing systems.
Runway 10/28 5,800' x 100' - Non-precision and visual landing systems.

Weather Source

  • Automated Weather Observation System (AWOS) on field.  Owned and operated by the Federal Aviation Administration. Information available on VHF Frequency 135.175, and by calling (970) 352-3511.

Air Traffic Control

  • Airport Unicom (Air Traffic) Frequency:  122.8
  • Radar Approach & Departure Control:  Denver Air Route Traffic Control Ctr.
  • Flight Plan Filing: Denver Automated Flight Service Station

Navigation Aids

  • GILL VORTAC (VHF Omni Directional Range w/Tactical Air Navigation)
  • Runway 35 ILS (Instrument Landing System w/Distance Measuring Equipment)
  • PAPI (Precision Approach Path Indicators) on Runways 17, 35 and 10
  • VASI (Visual Approach Slope Indicator) on Runway 28

Aircraft Commercial Services Available

  • Fixed Base Operations (aircraft fueling and ground handling)
  • Primary and advanced flight training
  • Aircraft Avionics
  • Aircraft Rental
  • Aircraft salvage and restoration
  • Propeller Service
  • Aerial Applications
  • Full Service Restaurant

Airport Facilities

  • 1,200 Acres
  • 30+ Commercial, private & corporate hangars
  • 12 Multi-unit T-Hangar buildings
  • 10 Other buildings (terminal, maintenance, etc.)
  • Urban Enterprise Zone
  • Aviation Development Zone

Airport Services

  • Full time professional Management Team
  • Full time professional Maintenance Department
  • Major snow removal capabilities (in-house)
  • Aircraft Rescue & Firefighting services

For additional details about the Greeley-Weld County Airport, contact airport administration at (970) 336-3000.

FBO Services

FBO services are presently provided by Peak Flight Support, offering Avfuel brand products as well as a full range of FBO services.  Peak Flight Support is located inside the airport terminal building. See the Airport Directory page of this web site.


Many hotels, motels and Bed and Breakfasts are located within minutes of the Greeley-Weld County Airport, and some offer special discounted rates for airport customers.  Information on hotels is available on the Hotels listing page of this web site.