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8S1 Polson Airport
Polson, Montana, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 19 JULY 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: 8S1
Lat/Long: 47-41-43.6000N / 114-11-07.0000W
47-41.726667N / 114-11.116667W
47.6954444 / -114.1852778
(estimated)
Elevation: 2940.8 ft. / 896.4 m (surveyed)
Variation: 17E (2000)
From city: 1 mile W of POLSON, MT
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -7 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 59860

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 04/1940
Control tower: no
ARTCC: SALT LAKE CITY CENTER
FSS: GREAT FALLS FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: GTF (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0800-1700
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT MIRL RY 18/36, PAPI RYS 18 & 36 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX AWOS-2 at 7S0 (8 nm SE): 119.925 (406-676-2967)
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY SALT LAKE ARTCC ON FREQS 133.4/285.4 (LAKESIDE RCAG).

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
FCAr163/31.1KALISPELL VOR/DME113.2018E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
SMITH LAKE141/27.151515ESAK ... .- -.-
KONNA356/37.152117EINE .. -. .

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A+
24 HR. SELF SERVICE FUEL AVAILIBLE.
Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 18/36

Dimensions: 4194 x 75 ft. / 1278 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 17.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 18  RUNWAY 36
Latitude: 47-42.053672N47-41.399700N
Longitude: 114-10.954672W114-11.279537W
Elevation: 2937.3 ft.2939.3 ft.
Gradient: 0.1%0.1%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 182 magnetic, 199 true002 magnetic, 019 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)2-light PAPI on left (4.00 degrees glide path)
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 17 ft. road, 537 ft. from runway, 19:1 slope to clear8 ft. hill, 377 ft. from runway, 22:1 slope to clear
-10 FT DITCH 168 FT FM RY END CROSSING RY CNTRLN DROPPING OFF TO -60 FT 60 FT R.

Runway 3W/21W

Dimensions: 4000 x 500 ft. / 1219 x 152 m
Surface: water
RUNWAY 3W  RUNWAY 21W
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF POLSON & LAKE COUNTY
106 4TH AVE E
POLSON, MT 59860
Phone 406-249-1683
Manager: VINCE JENNISON
3376 BISSON LN
POLSON, MT 59860
Phone 406-883-2482

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 29
Single engine airplanes: 26
Multi engine airplanes: 1
Jet airplanes: 1
Gliders airplanes: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 25/day *
49% transient general aviation
49% local general aviation
2% air taxi
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 22 July 2016

Additional Remarks

WHEN LNDG ON RY 36 BE ALERT TO SEAPLANE LNDGS ON ADJ RIVER.
+405 FT RIDGE 8500 FT FM RY 36 END.
COLD TEMPERATURE RESTRICTED AIRPORT. ALTITUDE CORRECTION REQUIRED AT OR BELOW -20C.

Instrument Procedures

NOTE: All procedures below are presented as PDF files. If you need a reader for these files, you should download the free Adobe Reader.

NOT FOR NAVIGATION. Please procure official charts for flight.
FAA instrument procedures published for use from 19 July 2018 at 0901Z to 16 August 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 18   download (499KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 36   download (311KB)
 
ANGIL ONE (OBSTACLE) (RNAV)   download (117KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (292KB)

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7S0 - Ronan Airport (8 nm SE)
KGPI - Glacier Park International Airport (37 nm N)
KMSO - Missoula International Airport (47 nm S)
S59 - Libby Airport (63 nm NW)
32S - Stevensville Airport (70 nm S)
 
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Aerial photo of 8S1 (Polson Airport)
Photo by Frederick Weber
Photo taken 16-Nov-2011
looking northeast.

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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 20-Jul-2018
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:2211:22
Sunrise06:0112:01
Sunset21:2603:26
Evening civil twilight22:0404:04

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  20-Jul-2018 22:43:43
Local (UTC-6)  20-Jul-2018 16:43:43
 
METAR
TAF
KGPI 
37nm N 
201720Z 2018/2118 16009KT P6SM SKC FM202000 22012KT P6SM SKC FM210200 25005KT P6SM SKC
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Lake Aero / Ronan Aviation 406-883-2482
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SS $5.05 $4.44 
 Updated 02-Jul-2018
 
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