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U72

Upper Loon Creek Usfs
Challis, Idaho

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FAA Identifier: U72
Latitude/Longitude: 44-35-29.6810N / 114-49-23.3160W
44.5914 / -114.8231
Elevation: 5500 feet MSL (Estimated)
Magnetic Variation: 17E (1985)
Land Area Covered: 17 acres
From City: 26 nautical miles NW of Challis, ID
County/Parish: Custer, ID
Airport Operations:
Airport Use: Public
Activiation Date: 7/1/1958 12:00:00 AM
Sectional Chart: Great Falls
Control Tower: No
ARTCC: Salt Lake City Center (ZLC)
FSS: Boise Flight Service Station ()
Attendance: UNATNDD
Wind Indicator: Yes
Segmented Circle: Yes
Lights:
Beacon:
Landing Fee: No
Communications:
CTAF: 122.9
Services:
Airframe Repair: None
Power Plant Repair: None
Bottled oxygen: None
Bulk oxygen: None
Runway Information:
Runway: 04/22
Dimensions: 2500 x 75 ft.
Surface: Grass, sod-Natural soil - in fair condition
Airport Ownership and Management:
Ownership: Publicly Owned
Owner: U.S. Forest Service
324 25th St
Ogden, UT 84401
208-625-5511
Manager: Middle Fork Dist Ranger
P.O. Box 750 Highway 93
Challis, ID 83226
208-879-4101
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Remarks:
  • RECOMMENDED FOR EXPERIENCED MOUNTAIN PILOTS ONLY.
  • TREES AND HIGH TRRN ON BOTH ENDS OF RWY 04/22, REQUIRES A STEEP APCH.
  • NO WINTER MAINTENANCE.
  • RWY 04/22 NUMEROUS ADDITIONAL OBSTNS ON APCH TO BOTH RWY ENDS.
  • RCMD LAND RWY 22; TKOF RWY 04 WHEN WIND CONDS PMT.
  • 04/22 EDGES & THRS MARKED WITH WHITE ROCKS.
  • EXISTED PRIOR TO 31 DEC 1958.
Nearby Public Airports: (50 mile radius)
IDNameCity/State/UseChartDistance
0U3 Mahoney Creek Usfs Mahoney Creek, ID - Public Great Falls 12 miles
2U8 Thomas Creek Stanley, ID - Public Great Falls 13 miles
C53 Lower Loon Creek Challis, ID - Public Great Falls 15 miles
S81 Indian Creek Usfs Indian Creek, ID - Public Great Falls 18 miles
2U7 Stanley Stanley, ID - Public Salt Lake City 27 miles
U54 Bernard Usfs Bernard, ID - Public Great Falls 27 miles
U63 Bruce Meadows Stanley, ID - Public Salt Lake City 27 miles
LLJ Challis Challis, ID - Public Great Falls 30 miles
0U0 Landmark Usfs Landmark, ID - Public Great Falls 35 miles
85U Soldier Bar Usfs Soldier Bar, ID - Public Great Falls 35 miles
I08 Cabin Creek Usfs Big Creek Ranger Station, ID - Public Great Falls 38 miles
3U2 Johnson Creek Yellow Pine, ID - Public Great Falls 39 miles
0U1 Warm Springs Creek Lowman, ID - Public Salt Lake City 39 miles
U60 Big Creek Big Creek, ID - Public Great Falls 45 miles
0U8 May May, ID - Public Great Falls 46 miles
U87 Smiley Creek Smiley Creek, ID - Public Salt Lake City 47 miles
I92 Reed Ranch Yellow Pine, ID - Public Great Falls 48 miles
U81 Cold Meadows Usfs Cold Meadows Guard Station, ID - Public Great Falls 49 miles
U45 Graham Usfs Atlanta, ID - Public Salt Lake City 49 miles
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