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8U2 Schafer USFS Airport
Schafer, Montana, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 19 JULY 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 by Mark Andrews
Photo taken 19-Aug-2006

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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 15-Aug-2018
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:5411:54
Sunrise06:2912:29
Sunset20:4602:46
Evening civil twilight21:2003:20

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  15-Aug-2018 17:52:46
Local (UTC-6)  15-Aug-2018 11:52:46
 
METAR
KGPI 
43nm W 
151655Z 00000KT 3SM FU BKN038 21/07 A3002 RMK AO2 SLP156 T02110067
KCTB 
47nm NE 
151656Z AUTO 29006KT 4SM HZ CLR 28/02 A2997 RMK AO2 SLP113 T02780017
TAF
KGPI 
43nm W 
151256Z 1513/1612 VRB02KT 4SM FU SKC FM152100 18007KT 4SM FU SKC FM160100 33004KT 4SM FU SKC
KCTB 
47nm NE 
151120Z 1512/1612 28009KT 5SM HZ SCT250
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