Gunnison Valley Aviation Archive

Gunnison Valley Aviation
Welcome to the beautiful Gunnison Valley, for unparalleled mountain flying!

Gunnison Valley Aviation sets high standards with full service fixed base operations. Contact us today for all of your aviation needs.

GVA offers:

High Altitude Aircraft Testing Services
Full Service Fixed Base Operations
Hangars – maximum 14,000 sq. ft.
Office and conference rooms
Airframe and power plant services
Tethered Hover Point – Certified to 40,000 lbs
Summer density altitude average 10,800 feet
Very mild a.m. winds
Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting Facility (Index B ARFF facility)
Gunnison, Crested Butte, and Lake City, Colorado offer many exciting outdoor and cultural activities
Crested Butte Ski Area and Monarch Ski Area are within a short distance

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High Altitude Aircraft Testing

Full Service fixed base operations for your high altitude & cold weather aircraft testing needs!

“Gunnison, Colorado was ideally suited for high altitude helicopter testing as it had good facilities and predictable weather conditions. This allowed rapid progress to be made and a very high flying rate was achieved.”

-Adrian Neve, QinetiQ Ltd.