Paradoxical Minimums

There are two approaches to Rocky Mountain Metro’s Runway 30R in Denver, Colorado. But, just how different are they and why?

Rocky Mountain Metro (KBJC, “Metro”) is an active general aviation airport located about 21 NM west of Denver International Airport (KDEN) and just outside of the westernmost north-south border of Denver Class B airspace. While the elevation of Metro is 5673 feet MSL, about 10 miles to the west, the Rocky Mountains reach altitudes of […]
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