Two Black Hawk Visitors

Jan 8, 2024

The South Grand Lake Regional Airport had the privilege of welcoming two Black Hawk helicopters on January 7, 2024. Originating from Colorado and making a stop in Kansas, these remarkable helicopters flew with a crew of three on board. We extend our sincerest gratitude for their dedicated service. Witnessing the outstanding power, precision, and cutting-edge technology of these incredible machines was truly awe-inspiring. They exemplify unmatched capabilities that are a testament to their unparalleled performance.


  • Crew: 2 Pilots + 1 Crew Chief.
  • Capacity: Up to 8,000 pounds of cargo externally.
  • Length: 64 ft 10 in including rotors.
  • Fuselage length: 50 ft 1 in.
  • Width: 7 ft 9 in.
  • Height: 16 ft 10 in.
  • Empty weight: 11,100 lb.
  • Max takeoff weight: 22,000 lb.
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