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7S8 Ross International Airport
Sweetgrass, Montana, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 03 JANUARY 2019

Location

FAA Identifier: 7S8
Lat/Long: 48-59-54.8000N / 111-58-41.6000W
48-59.913333N / 111-58.693333W
48.9985556 / -111.9782222
(estimated)
Elevation: 3553 ft. / 1083.0 m (surveyed)
Variation: 18E (1985)
From city: 1 mile W of SWEETGRASS, MT
Time zone: UTC -7 (UTC -6 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 59484

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 10/1959
Control tower: no
ARTCC: SALT LAKE CITY CENTER
FSS: GREAT FALLS FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: GTF (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATNDD
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: yes
International operations: customs landing rights airport

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
  • UNICOM IN U.S. CUSTOM OFFICE.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
CTBr012/29.8CUT BANK VOR/DME113.3517E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
SHELBY336/27.834715ESBX ... -... -..-

Airport Services

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

Runway Information

Runway 7/25

Dimensions: 2900 x 80 ft. / 884 x 24 m
Surface: turf, in fair condition
RWY 07/25 SFC MUDDY WHEN WET. GOPHER HOLES ON RY SFC. EASTERN END & TXWY HAVE HEAVY RUTS
Runway edge markings: RED CONES MARK EACH THR & WHITE CONES SPACED 200 FT MARK RY EDGES FULL LENGTH.
Gradient: E
RUNWAY 7  RUNWAY 25
Latitude: 48-59.917013N48-59.910415N
Longitude: 111-59.055733W111-58.330835W
Elevation: 3538.0 ft.3553.0 ft.
Gradient: 0.5% UP
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 073 magnetic, 091 true253 magnetic, 271 true
Obstructions: none
PLINE XING TWY 2117 FT FM RY 25 END. DO NOT LAND OR TKOF ON TWY. 50+:1 APCH SLOPE FM RY 25 END TO PLINE.
6 ft. pole, 75 ft. from runway, 13:1 slope to clear
ROAD RUNS PARALLEL TO RWY ENTIRE LENGTH, ON U.S. SIDE

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: MONTANA AERONAUTICS DIVISION
PO BOX 200507
HELENA, MT 59620-0507
Phone 406-444-2506
Manager: TIM CONWAY
PO BOX 200507
HELENA, MT 59620-0507
Phone 406-444-2506

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft operations: 10/year *
100% transient general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 26 July 2017

Additional Remarks

+18 FT BLDGS; +4 FT FENCES & +30 FT TREES BOTH SIDES OF TWY & RY IN TRANS SFC BEGINNING 405 FT W OF RY 25 E TO RY 25 THR. ALSO RY 25 +22 FT FENCE 62 FT R & 515 FT FM RY 25 END PENETRATES APCH SFC.
NO SNOW REMOVAL.
3 FT FIBERGLASS STAKES OBSTNS IN TIEDOWN AREA.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at 7S8.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KSBX - Shelby Airport (28 nm S)
KCTB - Cut Bank International Airport (28 nm SW)
S01 - Conrad Airport (50 nm S)
KCII - Choteau Airport (71 nm S)
79S - Fort Benton Airport (87 nm SE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 22-Jan-2019
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:3614:36
Sunrise08:1215:12
Sunset17:0800:08
Evening civil twilight17:4300:43

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  22-Jan-2019 20:08:42
Local (UTC-7)  22-Jan-2019 13:08:42
 
METAR
CWRY 
7nm N 
221900Z AUTO 27017G24KT M00/M07 RMK AO1 SOG 07 8012 PK WND 27024/1859 SLP175 T10031068
TAF
KCTB 
28nm SW 
221738Z 2218/2318 26025G40KT P6SM FEW025 OVC150 TEMPO 2218/2222 5SM BLSN FM230900 26016G28KT P6SM SCT020 BKN090 PROB30 2311/2312 4SM -SN BKN015 FM231200 29011KT 6SM -SN SCT020 OVC050
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