Dinaland Aviation

Friendliest FBO at the Vernal Airport Since 1972


No Landing Fees


No Tie Down Fees


Courtesy Cars


Family Owned Since 1972


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24 Hour Service

Dinaland Aviation is a family owned business dedicated to providing the best customer service around. We are an FBO in Vernal, UT at Vernal Regional Airport (KVEL) and have been operating since 1970.

Fuel / Ramp Services


Hangar Rental

Our location is in beautiful Vernal, located in the NW corner of Utah. John Gardiner started Dinaland Aviation in 1972 and still remains family owned by his 3 children. Dinaland Aviation occupies over 32,000 sq ft of hangar, shop and office space located on the field. Our Main Hangar includes our office, pilot lounge, and maintenance facility which accommodate larger aircraft for daily, weekly, and monthly storage. We also have 2 other hangars for daily, weekly, and monthly rental and 16 T-hangars for monthly rental. We have a fuel storage farm which supports our 100LL and Jet-A fuel trucks. We offer over the wing and single-point refueling. We have 3 courtesy cars for pilots/crew and passengers limited for 24 hours or we can hook you up with a rental car from one of the agencies on the airport.

We have 5 highly trained and experienced staff members offering complete, world-class fueling support services and 1 full time Mechanic. We are proud to sponsor an Apprentice mechanic from our local school.


{"We stopped in Vernal on a flight from the Pacific Northwest to New Mexico. Our plan was to see Dinosaur National Park and leave early the next morning (not long enough). We were met by a very friendly and helpful staff person at our plane and offered the FBO vehicle overnight, saving the rental cost. We will definitely return."
Paul Lisowski
{"I fly into Vernal for business several times a year and have always used Dinaland for service. They are very helpful, the fuel prices are good and competitive. My condolences for the loss of your father. I would recommend this FBO to anyone going to the Vernal area."
Steve Menzies
{"We overnighted at VEL and were taken care of on our way to and from Colorado at Dinaland. Jessica made sure we were promptly fueled on both occasions, straightened-out the Enterprise car mess on the first trip, and gave us a crew car on our second visit. We were also greeted by Toby the friendly FBO dog! Very personable and friendly service at Vernal!"
David Sampson

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Frequently Asked Questions

Vernal Weather Forecast
5:49am8:52pm MDT
Feels like: 55°F
Wind: 6mph W
Humidity: 62%
Pressure: 30.02"Hg
UV index: 0
Important KVEL Airport Information

Identifier: KVEL
Runways: 17/35, 7000′ Paved
Traffic pattern: Left
Unicom: 122.7mhz
ASOS: 118.125 or (435) 781-1224

FAA Flight Directory for KVEL
KVEL FAA Flight Directory
KVEL From 30,000 Feet
KVEL From 30,000 Feet
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Full Service Fuel Prices

Phillips 66 Aviation Fuel

Jet A


100LL Avgas


Prices include all taxes. Prices not guaranteed. Prices last updated June 13, 2022.