This Fascinating Arizona Airport Has Been Abandoned And Reclaimed By Nature For Decades Now
Of all the abandoned places in Arizona (and there are quite a few), the Red Butte Airfield is definitely among the eeriest. Not only is this long-forgotten airport tucked away in the dense Kaibab National Forest, but it’s also slowly being reclaimed by nature after being left to decay in the elements for years. Take a look…
As with all abandoned places in Arizona (and anywhere else), please check with local authorities to make sure urban exploration is allowed if you choose to visit.
Check out this YouTube video by Canyon Raven for a virtual tour of the property:
Have you ever driven past Red Butte Airfield? If so, did it look as eerie in person as it does in photos? Tell us your thoughts in the comments! Don’t forget to check out our previous article to learn about a section of the Grand Canyon that only receives 10% of the park’s total visitors.
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Katie Lawrence is a Southeast Texas native who graduated 18th in her high school class with a GPA of 4.25. She attended college in the Houston area and changed her major twice (psychology, computer science, and finally criminal justice) before taking a leap of faith and dropping out to pursue a career in freelance writing.
Today, Katie writes for the Texas and Arizona pages of OnlyInYourState.com and has never been more passionate about a job before. Outside of work, you can likely find her curled up on the sofa with a hot cup of coffee, watching a crime TV show or scary movie.