Adventure In The Sky
Driggs Airport is your gateway to the backcountry
Driggs Airport is a General Aviation Airsport paradise providing access to some of the best flying in the world.
Driggs Airport (KDIJ) is situated in Teton Valley, just to the West of Jackson Hole,WY, to the south of Yellowstone, and east of the amazing Idaho Frank Church Wilderness.
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New Airport Board Member
We are pleased to welcome new Airport Board Member Iain Mulholland. Originally in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Iain has called the Western US home for the last twenty years. His day job is Chief of Staff to one of Google's leaders, but he'd rather be flying!
Driggs & Teton Valley: Thank you for your patience!
We all hear it! And we hear you! During this temporary surge in air traffic, we appreciate everyone's patience and calmness.
DRIGGS AIRPORT MAKES CHANGES IN LIEU OF JACKSON HOLE AIRPORT’S TEMPORARY CLOSURE
Our neighbors at the Jackson Hole Airport (JAC) will be closed from April 11 to June 27, 2022 for runway repairs. New Landing Fees and other noise abatement measures aim to mitigate the impact of increased plane traffic during the closure.
Approach flying like a fighter pilot with Angle of Attack
Every sortie in the Navy we trained to use our Angle of Attack (AoA) indicator in all our flight regimes, especially landing aboard the aircraft carrier. Even in general aviation (GA), flying with an AoA indicator is a safer, more precise and more comfortable way to fly. This is especially true in the backcountry. This article will explain why.
How not to start learning aerobatics!
Let us start by saying perhaps I did not choose the easiest route and I never expected to fully embrace aerobatics because, I hate to admit it, but I was afraid of flying. I had no problem building and flying R/C planes but putting my life in a real plane that I was in charge of seemed to be where I drew the line.
Youth flight opportunities
There are several opportunities organized by the local Experimental Aircraft Association in Teton Valley for young people to fly for free.