Sep 10, 2021 8:00AM—Sep 12, 2021 11:30AM


Reserve Airport (T16), New Mexico

Event Contact Ron Keller | Email

Photo by Joyce Woods

New Mexico Pilot Association’s premier backcountry fly-in is September 10-12, 2021.

Plans are to resume the fly-in at Reserve Airport T16 in the Gila National Forest, with fly-outs to 6 Gila area airstrips. It is expected that pilots will read the available safety briefings for any backcountry airstrips they visit.

No price increase from 2019! Still $55.00 per person, kids 12 and under¬† free. Dinner provided Friday and catered lasagna dinner provided Saturday. Breakfast provided on Saturday and Sunday. NMPA “Fly the Gila” t-shirt included. To register, visit

An evening outing to Cosmic Campground is planned for star gazing. Shuttle available to motel and Reserve. Tent camping is allowed on the field, or a block of rooms is reserved at Hidden Springs Inn. 575-533-6146, mention Gila Fly-in.

Water and electric on site, and county will provide porta-potties.