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8U2 Schafer USFS Airport
Schafer, Montana, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 24 MAY 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: 8U2
Lat/Long: 48-04-46.6000N / 113-14-42.0000W
48-04.776667N / 113-14.700000W
48.0796111 / -113.2450000
(estimated)
Elevation: 4856 ft. / 1480 m (estimated)
Variation: 18E (1985)
From city: 15 miles SE of SCHAFER, MT
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -7 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 59916

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 03/1945
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: no

Airport Communications

CTAF: 122.9

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
FCAr084/38.1KALISPELL VOR/DME113.2018E

Airport Services

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

Runway Information

Runway 7/25

Dimensions: 3200 x 60 ft. / 975 x 18 m
Surface: turf, in fair condition
FIRST 400 FT OF RY 25 IS UNEVEN-BOUNCY-ROUGH.
Runway edge markings: RUNWAY CONE WIDTH MAY VARY. FIRST 2400 FT MARKED WITH WHITE CONES 200 FT APART.
RUNWAY 7  RUNWAY 25
Latitude: 48-04.764385N48-04.790493N
Longitude: 113-15.092488W113-14.307840W
Elevation: 4856.0 ft.4850.0 ft.
Gradient: 0.5%0.5%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 069 magnetic, 087 true249 magnetic, 267 true
Markings: NSTD, in good conditionNSTD, in good condition
Obstructions: 90 ft. trees, 161 ft. from runway, 67 ft. left of centerline, 1:1 slope to clear47 ft. trees, 179 ft. from runway, 120 ft. right of centerline, 3:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: U S FOREST SERVICE
FLATHEAD NATIONAL FOREST
KALISPELL, MT 59901
Phone 406-755-5401
Manager: DEB MUCKLOW, DIST RANGER
SPOTTED BEAR RANGER STATION
HUNGRY HORSE, MT 59919
Phone 406-758-5376
SUMMER PHONE 406-758-5376.

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft operations: avg 67/month *
62% transient general aviation
38% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 19 September 2016

Additional Remarks

LOW AREA NORTH SIDE OF RWY APROX 1100' FROM APP END RWY 25-USE CAUTION.
WATCH FOR HORSES OR BIG GAME ANIMALS ON RY.
TAKE OFF AND LAND RY 25 CONDITIONS PERMITTING.
TREES AND TERRAIN IN TRANS SURFACE BOTH SIDES OF RY FULL LENGTH.
PRIMARY PURPOSE OF A/S IS A TRAILHEAD FOR WILDERNESS AREAS.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at 8U2.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KGPI - Glacier Park International Airport (43 nm W)
8S1 - Polson Airport (44 nm SW)
KCII - Choteau Airport (46 nm E)
7S0 - Ronan Airport (46 nm SW)
KCTB - Cut Bank International Airport (47 nm NE)
 
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Photo taken 19-Aug-2006

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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 26-May-2018
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:0411:04
Sunrise05:4311:43
Sunset21:1703:17
Evening civil twilight21:5603:56

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  26-May-2018 14:22:06
Local (UTC-6)  26-May-2018 08:22:06
 
METAR
KGPI 
43nm W 
261355Z 10003KT 10SM BKN070 OVC090 14/14 A2987 RMK AO2 RAE14 SLP098 P0000 T01390139
KCTB 
47nm NE 
261356Z AUTO 22011KT 10SM CLR 17/09 A2980 RMK AO2 SLP060 T01670089
TAF
KGPI 
43nm W 
261133Z 2612/2712 16009KT 6SM -SHRA BR BKN060 OVC080 FM261500 18010KT P6SM VCSH BKN060 OVC100 FM261900 17008KT P6SM -SHRA VCTS BKN050CB OVC100 FM270200 VRB05KT P6SM VCSH BKN080
KCTB 
47nm NE 
261137Z 2612/2712 24010KT P6SM BKN120 FM262100 32009KT P6SM SCT050 BKN100 PROB30 2623/2705 VRB15G25KT -TSRA BKN040CB FM270600 27008KT P6SM SCT050 BKN120
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