AirNav   Everest Fuels
 
 677 users online  

78U Snake River Seaplane Base
Lewiston, Idaho, USA

GOING TO LEWISTON?


FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 10 SEPTEMBER 2020

Location

FAA Identifier: 78U
Lat/Long: 46-21-52.7000N 117-03-43.2300W
46-21.878333N 117-03.720500W
46.3646389,-117.0620083
(estimated)
Elevation: 735 ft. / 224 m (estimated)
Variation: 19E (1985)
From city: 3 miles SW of LEWISTON, ID
Time zone: UTC -7 (UTC -8 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 99403

Seaplane Base Operations

Seaplane Base use: Open to the public
Activation date: 05/1976
Control tower: no
ARTCC: SEATTLE CENTER
FSS: BOISE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: BOI (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: APR-OCT 0700-DUSK, NOV-MAR IREG IREG
Wind indicator: no
Segmented circle: no

Seaplane Base Communications

CTAF: 122.9
WX ASOS at LWS (2.0 nm E): 135.575 (208-746-4185)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
MQGr243/8.0NEZ PERCE VOR/DME108.2020E
PUWr140/19.7PULLMAN VOR/DME109.0020E

Seaplane Base Services

Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: NONE
Powerplant service: NONE
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway N/S

Dimensions: 3000 x 150 ft. / 914 x 46 m
Surface: water
Operational restrictions: WATERLANE LENGTH AND WIDTH VARIES.
RUNWAY N  RUNWAY S
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Obstructions: none150 ft. pline, marked, 3780 ft. from runway, 25:1 slope to clear

Seaplane Base Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: US ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS
CITY-COUNTY ARPT/OCR DIV
WALLA WALLA, WA 99362
Phone 509-522-6704
Manager: HELLS GATE STATE PARK
5100 HELLS GATE RD
LEWISTON, ID 83501
Phone 208-799-5015

Seaplane Base Operational Statistics

Aircraft operations: 10/year *
100% transient general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 19 August 2016

Additional Remarks

PLINES CROSS SNAKE RIVER NORTH, SOUTH, ABOVE & BELOW LNDG AREA. BRIDGE ACROSS SNAKE RIVER N OF LNDG AREA.
LNDG AREA WITHIN LEWISTON-NEZ PERCE COUNTY ARPT TFC AREA; CTC LWS ATCT.
NO BEACHING GEAR OR MOORING BUOYS AVBL.
HEAVY BOAT TFC INVOF SEAPLANE BASE.
FOR CD CTC SEATTLE ARTCC AT 253-351-3694.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at 78U.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KLWS - Lewiston-Nez Perce County Airport (2 nm E)
KPUW - Pullman/Moscow Regional Airport (23 nm N)
KGIC - Idaho County Airport (47 nm SE)
KALW - Walla Walla Regional Airport (53 nm W)
KLGD - La Grande/Union County Airport (76 nm SW)
 
Loc | Ops | Rwys | IFR | FBO | Links
Com | Nav | Svcs | Stats | Notes
Area around 78U (Snake River Seaplane Base)
 
Road maps at: MapQuest Bing Google
 
Aerial photo
No photo
 
Sectional chart

 
Airport distance calculator
Flying to Snake River Seaplane Base? Find the distance to fly.

From to 78U

Sunrise and sunset
Times for 22-Sep-2020
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:0713:07
Sunrise06:3813:38
Sunset18:4401:44
Evening civil twilight19:1402:14

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  22-Sep-2020 11:04:23
Local (UTC-7)  22-Sep-2020 04:04:23
 
METAR
KLWS 
2nm E 
221056Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 18/06 A2992 RMK AO2 SLP123 T01780061
TAF
KLWS 
2nm E 
220520Z 2206/2306 25007KT P6SM SCT120 BKN250 FM220800 15003KT P6SM VCSH BKN080 OVC120 TEMPO 2210/2214 -SHRA FM221600 08003KT P6SM BKN100 BKN150 FM221900 33006KT P6SM FEW070 SCT250 FM230300 20006KT P6SM SCT100 BKN180
NOTAMs
Click for the latest NOTAMs
NOTAMs are issued by the DoD/FAA and will open in a separate window not controlled by AirNav.

 

 
 

Would you like to see your business listed on this page?

 If your business provides an interesting product or service to pilots, flight crews, aircraft, or users of the Snake River Seaplane Base, you should consider listing it here.  To start the listing process, click on the button below
 
Add a business
 

Other Pages about Snake River Seaplane Base

Update a link
 
Copyright © AirNav, LLC. All rights reserved. Privacy Policy  Contact