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Ferndale Airfield Airport

FAA: 53U

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53U Airport Location

Latitude: 
48-03-37.7000N (48.060472)
Longitude: 
114-00-04.2000W (-114.001167)
Elevation: 
3072.0 feet MSL (936 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
13.6 E (as of July 2017 from WMM2015 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -7.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -6.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
3 N.M. NE of Bigfork, Montana
Found On: 
Great Falls Chart
FAA Region: 
ANM

53U Airport Runways Show all runways...

Longest Runway: 15/33 is 3500 ft (1067 m) long
Runways with an Instrument Approach:

53U Airport General Information

Control tower: 
No
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
Unattended
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
No
Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
4072 feet (1241 m)
NOTAM-D Service: 
Yes

53U Airport Services

Airframe Repair: 
Major
Powerplant Repair: 
Major
Bottled Oxygen: 
None
Bulk Oxygen: 
None
Fees: 
No
Parking: 
Tiedowns available

53U Airport Contact Information

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 
CINDI MARTIN
4170 HIGHWAY 2-E
KALISPELL, MT 59901
406-257-5994
FLATHEAD MUNI ARPT AUTH
4170 HIGHWAY 2-E
KALISPELL, MT 59901
406-257-5994

53U Airport Flight Service Stations

Primary Alternate
FSS on Field:  N
FSS Name (ID):  Great Falls(GTF)
Frequency: 
Toll Free Phone:  1-800-WX-BRIEF
   

Nearby Airports with Fuel

Dist (NM) Name (Airport IDs) True Hdg Mag Hdg Fuel Grade
14.0 Kalispell City Airport
(S27)
300 286 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
18.1 Glacier Park International Airport
(FCA KGPI GPI)
325 311 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
23.1 Polson Airport
(8S1)
198 184 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
29.9 Ronan Airport
(7S0)
187 174 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
57.2 Lindey's Landing West Seaplane Base
(M35)
158 145 MOGAS - Automotive gasoline
57.3 Seeley Lake Airport
(23S)
156 143 100LL (Texaco), Mogas (Conoco)
59.3 Thompson Falls Airport
(KTHM THM)
240 226 100LL
61.1 Libby Airport
(S59)
283 269 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
68.7 Missoula International Airport
(MSO KMSO MSO)
183 170 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A-1+ - Kerosene, with icing inhibitor freeze point -50C
69.3 Eureka Airport
(88M)
322 308 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
72.7 Cut Bank International Airport
(CTB KCTB CTB)
62 49 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
75.0 Choteau Airport
(KCII CII)
100 87 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
81.4 Conrad Airport
(S01)
84 71 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
89.8 Shelby Airport
(SBX KSBX SBX)
70 57 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
92.1 Stevensville Airport
(32S)
181 168 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
93.4 Shoshone County Airport
(S83)
251 237 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
99.7 Boundary County Airport
(65S)
294 280 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C

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Pet Friendly Rating Miles from 53U Airport Price
no Candlewycke Inn - Bed And Breakfast 0.4 119.00 USD
yes Timbers Motel - Big Fork 3.4 0.00 USD
yes Swan River Inn 3.7 115.00 USD
no The Islander Inn 4.7 80.00 USD
no Best Western Plus White Oak Grand 11.3 87.00 USD
yes Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Kalispell 15.4 114.00 USD
no Hilton Garden Inn Kalispell 16.2 84.15 USD
yes Aero Inn 16.3 44.00 USD
yes Econo Lodge Inn & Suites 16.4 55.00 USD
yes The Outlaw Inn 16.4 59.00 USD
yes Super 8 Kalispell 16.5 60.00 USD
yes La Quinta Inn & Suites Kalispell 16.9 69.00 USD
yes Blue and White Motel 17.1 43.00 USD
yes Kalispell Grand Hotel 17.2 61.87 USD
yes Red Lion Hotel Kalispell 17.4 89.00 USD
yes Travelodge Kalispell 17.6 49.00 USD
no Hampton Inn Kalispell 18.1 69.76 USD
yes Comfort Inn Big Sky 18.2 69.00 USD
yes Americas Best Value Inn - Kalispell 18.6 60.00 USD
yes Americas Best Value Port Polson Inn 26.3 89.00 USD
yes Best Western Plus Kwataqnuk Resort 26.3 80.00 USD
yes Stanton Creek Lodge 26.9 0.00 USD
yes Big Mountain Lodge 27.2 62.00 USD
yes Cheap Sleep Motel 27.7 69.00 USD
no Chalet Motel Whitefish 27.8 140.00 USD
Distances are approximate, and may vary depending on the location of start and actual route traveled from the airport.


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