Airport Info 2017-05-15T02:48:29+00:00

Essential Airport Data

Essential Airport Data for SkyRanch at Carefree, 18AZ and other local information can be found here:

Additional SkyRanch Information

The additional information below will assist the pilot in becoming familiar with procedures unique to SkyRanch at Carefree. It is not intended to replace all of the information on this website, nor is it to be used without getting a pilot briefing from the airport manager prior to your arrival.

SkyRanch at Carefree is a Private Airport

Contact the airport manager’s office to book your arrival
480-488-3571

Aircraft Type


Landing Fee


Tie Down Fee


Single Engine

$25

$20

Twin Engine

$75

$35

Turboprop/Jet

$150

$50

Photo shoot

$1,000

  • SkyRanch at Carefree is a private airport, contact airport manager’s office to book arrival. 480-488-3571
  • SkyRanch is CLOSED to the following:
    • Aircraft over 12,500 lbs Certified Gross Weight
    • Wheeled vehicles 47,000lbs Max Gross Weight
    • Private or commercially operated helicopters.
    • Pure jet aircraft that do not meet 14 CFR 36.1(5) Stage 3 noise level limits.
  • Carefree is a NOISE-SENSITIVE AREA. Comply with traffic pattern procedures outlined on this website. Flight over homes should be avoided below 3,500′ MSL (when compatible with safety.)
  • Use caution when departing from Runway 24: Black Mountain (3,398′) sits to the west and right of the departure path, 1 3/4 miles from the end of the runway.
  • Runway 06/24 has 2% down slope to the west — The runway high point is at the east end.
  • High temperatures = HIGH DENSITY ALTITUDE. Factor slope into performance calculations.
  • Fuel samples should not be emptied on ramp surfaces, as this damages the asphalt. Please broadcast it across the cement apron at the fuel island or return a clean fuel sample back into your aircraft’s fuel tanks.

Safety Briefing Video