53U - Ferndale Airfield, Bigfork, MT
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Location:
FAA Identifier: 53U
Latitude/Longitude: 48-03-37.7000N / 114-00-04.2000W
48.0603 / -114.0011
Elevation: 3072 feet MSL (Estimated)
Magnetic Variation: 18E (1985)
Land Area Covered: 35 acres
From City: 3 nautical miles NE of Bigfork, MT
County/Parish: Flathead, MT
Airport Operations:
Airport Use: Public
Activiation Date: 6/1/1976 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: No
Lights:
Beacon:
Landing Fee: No
Communications:
CTAF: 122.9
Services:
Airframe Repair: Major
Power Plant Repair: Major
Bottled oxygen: None
Bulk oxygen: None
Runway Information:
Runway: 15/33
Dimensions: 3500 x 95 ft.
Surface: Grass, sod - in good condition
Runway 15 Runway 33
Latitude: 48-03-54.7225N Latitude: 48-03-20.6461N
Longitude: 114-00-08.4014W Longitude: 113-59-59.9134W
Elevation: 3046 ft. Elevation: 3072 ft.
Traffic Pattern: Left Traffic Pattern: Left
Displaced Threshold: No Displaced Threshold: No
Markings: NSTD - Non-standard (other than numbers only), Good condition Markings: NSTD - Non-standard (other than numbers only), Good condition
Airport Ownership and Management:
Ownership: Publicly Owned
Owner: Flathead Muni Arpt Auth
4170 Highway 2-E
Kalispell, MT 59901
406-257-5994
Manager: Cindi Martin
4170 Highway 2-E
Kalispell, MT 59901
406-257-5994
Sectional:
Remarks:
  • SNOW REMOVAL MAY BE DELAYED CALL FOR CONDITIONS 406-257-5994.
  • RY 15 +80 FT TREES 1647 FT FM EOR 0B; RY 33 +70 FT TREES 1743 FT FM EOR; RY 15 +15 FT ROAD 279 FT FM EOR 0B.
  • TREES IN TRANSITION SFC BOTH SIDES OF RY FULL LENGTH.
  • FREE BICYCLES FOR ARPT USE LCTD IN STORAGE SHED. TO ACCESS USE EMERG FREQ ON LOCK.
  • RY 33 +50 FT TREE ON CNTRLN 350 FT FM EOR AT 7:1.
  • 15/33 NSTD MARKINGS - WHITE CONES MARK FULL RY LENGTH. RED TRAFFIC CONES MARK EACH RY THRESHOLD WITH 100 FOOT DISPLACED THRESHOLD
  • PROVIDED COMPATIBLE INGRESS/EGRESS ARE ESTABLISHED IN ORDER TO AVOID CONGESTED AREAS AND ASSUME SAFETY TO PERSONS AND PROPERTY ON THE SURFACE.
  • DEPARTURE PROCEDURE STRAIGHT OUT THROUGH TPA OF 4072 FT MSL (1000 FT AGL).

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