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Big Sandy Airport

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Location

Latitude: 
48-09-48.3691N (48.163436)
Longitude: 
110-06-51.4219W (-110.114284)
Elevation: 
2698.5 feet MSL (823 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
11.6 E (as of June 2021 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -7.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -6.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
01 N.M. S of Big Sandy, Montana
Found On: 
Great Falls Chart
FAA Region: 
ANM

Contacts

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 
MARK REICHELT
1026 PRAIRIE DOG LANE
BIG SANDY, MT 59520
406-378-2361
BIG SANDY/CCJAB
1026 PRAIRIE DOG LANE
BIG SANDY, MT 59520
(406) 390-3910

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
10/1949
Control tower: 
No
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
ON CALL/ON CALL/ON CALL
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZLC (Salt Lake City)
Responsible ARTCC: 
ZLC (Salt Lake City)
Lighting Schedule: 
SEE RMK
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
Yes
Beacon Color: 
White-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
3698 feet (1127 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
GTF
NOTAM-D Service: 
Yes
International Airport of Entry: 
No
Customs Landing Rights: 
No
Military Landing Rights: 
No
Civil/Military Joint Use: 
No

Based Aircraft

Single Engine:  12
Gliders:  1

Annual Operations (as of 06/01/2017)

Total Operations:  5650
Air Taxi:  50 0.9%
GA Local:  5000 88.5%
GA Itinerant:  600 10.6%

Communications

CTAF:  122.900

       

    Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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    Area Code: 406

    Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
    Triangle Aviation
      
    Unicom 122.9 378-2534 100LL
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    Flight Service Stations

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

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    Navigation Aids (Navaids) near 3U8

    Navigational Aid (NAVAID) distances from the airport are listed in Nautical Miles (NM).

    Nearby Airports with Fuel

    Dist (NM) Name (Airport IDs) True Hdg Mag Hdg Fuel Grade
    26.7 Havre City-County Airport
    (HVR KHVR HVR)
    31 20 100LL, Jet A+
    28.4 Fort Benton Airport
    (79S)
    227 215 100LL
    40.7 Liberty County Airport
    (KLTY LTY)
    301 289 100LL
    43.0 Edgar G Obie Airport
    (S71)
    52 41 100LL
    46.8 Maddox Ranch Company Airport
    (3MT4)
    62 51 100LL
    61.2 Stanford/Biggerstaff Field Airport
    (S64)
    184 173 100LL
    65.0 Great Falls International Airport
    (GTF KGTF GTF)
    231 219 100LL, Jet A
    71.8 Lewistown Municipal Airport
    (LWT KLWT LWT)
    158 147 100, 100LL, Jet A
    73.6 Shelby Airport
    (SBX KSBX SBX)
    288 276 100LL, Jet A+
    74.5 Conrad Airport
    (S01)
    270 258 100LL
    84.9 Choteau Airport
    (KCII CII)
    257 245 100LL, Jet A
    88.5 Malta Airport
    (MLK M75)
    81 71 100LL, Jet A, Jet A+
    94.0 Cut Bank International Airport
    (CTB KCTB CTB)
    287 274 100LL, Jet A, Jet A+

    Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

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    NM of 3U8

    Remarks

    A110-1 FOR CD CTC SALT LAKE ARTCC AT 801-320-2568.
    A52-13 PWR LN MKD WITH ORANGE BALLS.
    A81-APT ACTVT MIRL RWY 06/24 - CTAF.
    E111 ESTBD PRIOR TO 1959.

    Runways

    Runway Summary

    Runways: 06/24
    13/31
    Longest Runway: 06/24 is 3570 ft (1088 m) long
    Runways with an Instrument Approach:

    3U8 Airport Runway Details

    Runway 06/24  3570 ft x 60 ft (1088 m x 18 m)
    Runway Length Source:  OWNER as of 02/04/2013
    Surface:  Asphalt - Excellent condition -
    Runway Pavement Class:  5 /F/D/Z/U
    Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

    Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
    Single Wheel Landing Gear:  12.5
    Dual Wheel Landing Gear: 
    Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 
    Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

    Runway 06

    Runway 24

    Elevation: 
    2689.7 2697.2
    Latitude: 
    48-09-42.9800N 48-09-51.5100N
    Longitude: 
    110-07-26.2100W 110-06-35.1300W
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    ILS Type: 
    Glide Path Angle: 
    3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Left Left
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Basic Basic
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Good Good
    Arresting Device: 
    Object at End: 
    ROAD
    Object Height: 
    15
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    670
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    0 ft. left and right of centerline
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    2-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway 2-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
    Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
    Approach Light System: 
    REIL: 
    Touchdown Lights: 
    Centerline Lights: 
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    30 30
    Threshold Elevation: 
    Displaced Threshold: 
    Threshold Latitude: 

    Threshold Longitude: 

    Declared Distances
    Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
    Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
    Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
    Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 

    Runway 13/31  2100 ft x 100 ft (640 m x 30 m)
    Runway Length Source:  OWNER as of 02/04/2013
    Surface:  Asphalt - Excellent condition -
    Runway Pavement Class: 
    Runway Edge Lights:  Intensity

    Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
    Single Wheel Landing Gear: 
    Dual Wheel Landing Gear: 
    Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 
    Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

    Runway 13

    Runway 31

    Elevation: 
    2697.0 2698.5
    Latitude: 
    48-09-58.9300N 48-09-41.6300N
    Longitude: 
    110-06-44.2200W 110-06-27.1800W
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    147 327
    ILS Type: 
    Glide Path Angle: 
    0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Left Left
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Arresting Device: 
    Object at End: 
    PLINE ROAD
    Object Height: 
    71 15
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Marked
    Distance from End: 
    1600 650
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    0 ft. left and right of centerline
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
    Approach Light System: 
    REIL: 
    Touchdown Lights: 
    Centerline Lights: 
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    Threshold Elevation: 
    Displaced Threshold: 
    Threshold Latitude: 

    Threshold Longitude: 

    Declared Distances
    Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
    Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
    Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
    Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 

    Services

    Airframe Repair: 
    None
    Powerplant Repair: 
    None
    Bottled Oxygen: 
    None
    Bulk Oxygen: 
    None
    Fuel Available: 
    100LL, Jet A, Jet A+
    Landing Fees: 
    No
    Parking: 
    Hangars and tiedowns available

    Maps & Diagrams

    3U8 Airport Sectional

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    3U8 Airport Diagram


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