Arizona places to fly?

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    Lets hear your great stories of airports in AZ
     
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    Marble Canyon but truth be told, its been a few years since we were there and the runway wasn't that great back then
     
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    Havasu is a cool flight...although I can't seem to get myself motivated enough to wake up at the crack of dawn and fly during this heat.
     
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    Flagstaff. Wiseman Aviation runs the FBO which is the nicest that I've ever been to. The fireplace is going in the winter and they always have coffee, tea, and water plus a couple of cookie choices. The bathroom has real towels to dry your grubby paws. And you can pet the cat, I still don't know what he does on his day off. My buddy Marc might just be the one who clears you to land and take off again.
     
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    Sedona
     
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    Kearny is a fun airport to fly into. It's about a 1/2 mile walk to the restaurant. The restaurant at Ajo is a hoot to go to, just don't go there with a large group without advanc notice or the staff there might not be able to handle the pressure.
     
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    What's the highest DA you have taken off from at Flag? Just curious
     
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    I don't really remember but it was over 9000'.
     
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    Wowzers that's impressive in the 140.
     
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    Well, not really because you start out at 7014' and its always cooler than down in the valley. Just double check your chart numbers and your weight and balance. I have to carry more fuel than you do to fly home.
     
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    We go there every now and then, runway is even worse now with a couple of very deep potholes.
     
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    9300 on an avg day in early Aug. You can see the automated "warning" through the windows before we take off, about 8 seconds into this video.
     
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    Winslow used to have a great Mexican restaurant on the field. Self service fuel is hidden around back.
     
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    How much horsepower does your plane have?
     
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    100hp... std Rotax 912uls
     
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    Page - go to Antelope canyon / horseshoe bend

    Payson - great on-field camping.

    Monument Valley - private airport, but you can land there.

    Meteor Crater - fly over and take a look.

    Sedona....

    Take a trip into Utah and go to CNY.
     
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    Its was beyond imagination :) cool
     
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    They also have a courtesy van at Kearney if you don't want to walk. And show my site at the cafe (West End Cafe) and they will give you a discount. FYI
     
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    Just flew into Marble Canyon for lunch in October in our Archer....the runway was OK, but at 35’ wide (I think), I had to go off the edge to turn around for the taxiback. Truly a memorable experience landing there!