Rates and Charges

General Aviation Landing Fee

Cortez Municipal Airport charges a landing fee for all aircraft over 4,000 pounds of published maximum landing weight. The rate for 2022 is $2.20 per 1000 pounds of published maximum landing weight.

Land Lease

Land leases are available on airport property for the purpose of aircraft hangar construction. The current rate is $0.39  per square foot per year, based on a footprint of the building size plus 25 feet added to the width for separation and 20 feet added to the rear for parking and utilities. View the land lease template for details. All leases must be approved by Cortez City Council. Note also that an FAA Form 7460 must be submitted and approved by FAA prior to any construction. Form 7460 is included in the land lease packet when mailed to interested parties.

Tie-down and hangar space fees

The Tie-down ramp and short term hangar space are managed by the FBO, Cortez Flying Service. Temporary hangar space may available on a limited basis. They may be contacted for rates and availability at 970-565-3721.

Business opportunities

For those seeking to establish an aeronautical based business at the airport, please read our Minimum Standards for the airport. Depending on the type of business the land lease fee and any applicable business associated fees will be negotiated on a case by case basis.