Leach Airport


Welcome to Leach Airport of Center Colorado. Leach airport is a very sleepy airport located in the heart of the San Luis Valley.  Less than 5 aircraft are based here, Leach Airport is a nice quiet place to stop for a break.


About Kenny Leach

Since 1958, Ken's flight service has been in Center, Colorado, where he was a Fixed Base Operator (FBO). He offered instruction, charter service, air ambulance, aerial funeral coach, aerial application and airport operation He was active in San Luis Valley Aviation and community activities and is, today, remembered for many of these unselfish actions. Ken was the flight instructor for over 500 people, and a "tough but fair" FAA examiner.
Ken has held many ratings for pilots including CFI, CFI 11, FAA Examiner, and he has amassed over 25,000 flying hours.

Photo Gallery of Leach Airport


Kenny Leach standing in front of an United States American flag wearing a black suit and tie.

Leach Airport Information



Airport Manager | Saguache County: 719-655-2231

FBO: 719-852-3241








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Tips for Landing at Leach:

Every time you land at leach, ask yourself:

Q: Are you aware of Obstacles?

A: Leach has high power lines on each end of runway.  And irrigation equipment on each side of runway.

Q: What's my density altitude?

A: Summer heat and field elevation can sometimes make density altitude above 10,000ft.

Q: What's my cross wind?

A: runway 30/12 almost always as a SW wind from 210


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Tan Map of Leach Airport