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3U7

Benchmark
Augusta, Montana

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FAA Identifier: 3U7
Latitude/Longitude: 47-28-55.3000N / 112-52-20.3000W
47.4819 / -112.8722
Elevation: 5434 feet MSL (Estimated)
Magnetic Variation: 18E (1985)
Land Area Covered: 145 acres
From City: 19 nautical miles W of Augusta, MT
County/Parish: Lewis And Clark, MT
Airport Operations:
Airport Use: Public
Activiation Date: 3/1/1965 12:00:00 AM
Sectional Chart: Great Falls
Control Tower: No
ARTCC: Salt Lake City Center (ZLC)
FSS: Great Falls Flight Service Station ()
Attendance: UNATNDD
Wind Indicator: Yes
Segmented Circle: Yes
Lights:
Beacon:
International Operations: No
Landing Fee: No
Communications:
CTAF: 122.9
Services:
Airframe Repair: None
Power Plant Repair: None
Bottled oxygen: None
Bulk oxygen: None
Runway Information:
Runway: 12/30
Dimensions: 6000 x 100 ft.
Surface: Asphalt - in poor condition
Weight Bearing Capacity:
Single wheel: 45 K lbs.
Double wheel: 80 K lbs.
Double tandem: 140 K lbs.
Airport Ownership and Management:
Ownership: Publicly Owned
Owner: U S Forest Service
Lewis & Clark Natnl Forest
Choteau, MT 59422
406-791-7700
Manager: Jay Lindgren
Helena & Lewis & Clark Nat Forests, 2880 Skyway Drive
Helena, MT 59602
(406) 495-3832
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Remarks:
  • MTNS PARALLEL E & W OF ARPT IN TRANS SURFACE.
  • NO SVCS AVBL.
  • NO TELEPHONE ON FIELD. BENCHMARK CABIN LCTD 1 MILE NW OF ARPT.
  • MANAGER CELL PHONE NUMBER 406-461-1652
  • ARPT IS LCTD WITHIN THE LEWIS & CLARK NATIONAL FOREST.
  • RY 30 RECOMMENDED DEPARTURE RY CONDITIONS PERMITTING. RY 12 RISES UPHILL 120' WITH RISING TERRAIN BEYOND.
  • POOR CONDITION DUE TO CRACK SEAL FAILING/ROUGH/UNEVEN AND VEGETATION GROWING IN CRACKS, SPALLING ETC.
  • RY 12/30 MARKINGS FADED AND ALMOST NON-EXISTENT.
  • +65' TREES 0' TO 150' R, 2150' FM RY END, 33:1 TO RY END.
  • +58' TREES ON CENTERLINE.
  • +250' TREES ON CENTERLINE.
  • +10' GND 129' R & +14' FENCE 151' R, BOTH 0' TO 200' FM EOR. +5' BRUSH 147' L 200' FM EOR. +3' FENCE 202' L, 0' TO 200' FM EOR. +15' RD 222' L 0 TO 200' FM EOR.
  • +8' GND 151' R 0 TO 200' FM EOR. +12' FENCE & +42' TREES 205' R 0' TO 200' FM EOR.
  • WIND INDICATOR BOTH ENDS AND MIDDLE OF RY; THREE WINDSOCKS ON FIELD.
Nearby Public Airports: (50 mile radius)
IDNameCity/State/UseChartDistance
3U5 Augusta Augusta, MT - Public Great Falls 23 miles
23S Seeley Lake Seeley Lake, MT - Public Great Falls 34 miles
0S1 Meadow Creek Usfs Meadow Creek, MT - Public Great Falls 36 miles
S69 Lincoln Lincoln, MT - Public Great Falls 38 miles
S04 Condon Usfs Condon, MT - Public Great Falls 40 miles
CII Choteau Choteau, MT - Public Great Falls 41 miles
5U5 Fairfield Fairfield, MT - Public Great Falls 43 miles
8U2 Schafer /usfs/ Schafer, MT - Public Great Falls 45 miles
8U4 Spotted Bear /usfs/ Spotted Bear, MT - Public Great Falls 46 miles
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