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7Y3 Backus Municipal Airport
Backus, Minnesota, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 11 AUGUST 2022

Location

FAA Identifier: 7Y3
Lat/Long: 46-49-37.8300N 094-30-24.4300W
46-49.630500N 094-30.407167W
46.8271750,-94.5067861
(estimated)
Elevation: 1353 ft. / 412 m (estimated)
Variation: 04E (1985)
From city: 1 mile NE of BACKUS, MN
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 56435

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 11/1941
Control tower: no
ARTCC: MINNEAPOLIS CENTER
FSS: PRINCETON FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: PNM (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATNDD
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: ACTVT NSTD LIRL RWY 15/33 - CTAF. PAPI RWY 33 OTS INDEFLY.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 122.9
WX AWOS-3 at PWC (8 nm SE): 118.525 (218-587-3420)
WX AWOS-3 at XVG (16 nm NE): 118.275 (218-363-3347)

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL MOGAS
100LL:FUEL AVBL H24 VIA CREDIT CARD.
Parking: tiedowns

Runway Information

Runway 15/33

Dimensions: 3585 x 135 ft. / 1093 x 41 m
Surface: turf, in poor condition
SAND SHOWING THROUGH TURF.
Runway edge lights: non-standard
NSTD LIRL DUE TO SPACING.
Runway edge markings: YELLOW CONES.
RUNWAY 15  RUNWAY 33
Latitude: 46-49.908667N46-49.352333N
Longitude: 094-30.549667W094-30.264667W
Elevation: 1353.0 ft.1346.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 157 magnetic, 161 true337 magnetic, 341 true
Markings: , in good condition, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (4.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Obstructions: 58 ft. trees, 34 ft. from runway, 122 ft. right of centerline53 ft. trees, 943 ft. from runway, 75 ft. left of centerline, 17:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF BACKUS
PO BOX 44
BACKUS, MN 56435-0044
Phone 218-947-3221
Manager: J B JOHNSON
3441 4TH ST SW
BACKUS, MN 56435-2605
Phone 218-839-8450

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 8
Single engine airplanes: 7
Multi engine airplanes: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 123/week *
62% local general aviation
38% transient general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 31 July 2017

Additional Remarks

ULTRALIGHT ACTIVITY ON & INVOF ARPT.
NMRS PRIM SFC PENETRATIONS.
FOR CD CTC MINNEAPOLIS ARTCC AT 651-463-5588.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at 7Y3.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KPWC - Pine River Regional Airport (8 nm SE)
KXVG - Longville Municipal Airport (16 nm NE)
Y49 - Walker Municipal Airport (21 nm N)
KPKD - Park Rapids Municipal Airport-Konshok Field (24 nm W)
KSAZ - Staples Municipal Airport (29 nm SW)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 14-Aug-2022
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:4210:42
Sunrise06:1511:15
Sunset20:3001:30
Evening civil twilight21:0302:03

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  15-Aug-2022 00:24:44
Local (UTC-5)  14-Aug-2022 19:24:44
 
METAR
KPWC 
9nm SE 
142355Z AUTO 19005KT 10SM CLR 25/16 A3007 RMK AO2
KXVG 
16nm NE 
142353Z AUTO 16006KT 10SM CLR 24/15 A3004 RMK AO2
TAF
KBRD 
30nm SE 
141726Z 1418/1518 VRB03KT P6SM SCT030 FM150200 VRB03KT P6SM FEW250 FM151700 17007KT P6SM BKN120
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City of Backus 218-839-8450
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