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9S5 Three Forks Airport
Three Forks, Montana, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 10 OCTOBER 2019

Location

FAA Identifier: 9S5
Lat/Long: 45-52-41.2000N 111-34-10.0000W
45-52.686667N 111-34.166667W
45.8781111,-111.5694444
(estimated)
Elevation: 4089.4 ft. / 1246.4 m (surveyed)
Variation: 16E (1985)
From city: 1 mile SE of THREE FORKS, MT
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -7 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 59752

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 06/1949
Control tower: no
ARTCC: SALT LAKE CITY CENTER
FSS: GREAT FALLS FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: GTF (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT REILS RWY 03 & 21; PAPI RWY 03 & 21; MIRL RWY 03/21 - CTAF
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX ASOS at BZN (19 nm E): PHONE 406-388-4882
  • AUTOMATED UNICOM.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
BZNr270/18.2BOZEMAN VOR/DME112.4018E
HIAr070/25.1WHITEHALL VOR/DME113.7018E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
MANNI259/11.926613EBZ -... --..
ENNIS350/36.828615EEKS . -.- ...

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL
FUEL 24 HR CREDIT CARD SVC AVBL.
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 3/21

Dimensions: 5099 x 60 ft. / 1554 x 18 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 12.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 3  RUNWAY 21
Latitude: 45-52.365290N45-53.008283N
Longitude: 111-34.551467W111-33.780352W
Elevation: 4089.2 ft.4080.7 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Markings: basic, in good conditionbasic, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)2-light PAPI on left (3.25 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: GALLATIN COUNTY
311 WEST MAIN RM 306
BOZEMAN, MT 59715
Phone 406-582-3000
Manager: DAVID BOYD
P.O. BOX 978
THREE FORKS, MT 59752
Phone 406-285-6852
ALTERNATE PHONE (406) 581-6308

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 25
Single engine airplanes: 19
Helicopters: 1
Ultralights: 5
  • ULTRALIGHT ACTIVITY ON & INVOF ARPT.
    
Aircraft operations: avg 26/day *
57% local general aviation
32% transient general aviation
11% military
<1% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 08 May 2019

Additional Remarks

OCCASIONAL AEROBATIC MANEUVERS INVOF ARPT.
UPON DEPARTURE, ALL ACFT MUST REACH 500 FT ALTITUDE PRIOR TO MAKING ANY TURNS.
FOR CD CTC BIG SKY APCH AT 208-364-5860/5861, IF UNABLE CTC SALT LAKE ARTCC AT 801-320-2568.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at 9S5.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KBZN - Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport (19 nm E)
KEKS - Ennis - Big Sky Airport (36 nm S)
7S1 - Twin Bridges Airport (37 nm SW)
KBTM - Bert Mooney Airport (39 nm W)
KHLN - Helena Regional Airport (47 nm N)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 19-Oct-2019
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:1913:19
Sunrise07:5013:50
Sunset18:3300:33
Evening civil twilight19:0301:03

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  20-Oct-2019 02:13:35
Local (UTC-6)  19-Oct-2019 20:13:35
 
METAR
KBZN 
18nm E 
200156Z 20008KT 10SM SCT025 OVC070 03/00 A2961 RMK AO2 SLP052 T00330000 $
TAF
KBZN 
18nm E 
192047Z 1921/2024 21015G25KT P6SM VCSH SCT030 OVC050 FM192200 28010G20KT 6SM -RASN BR SCT035 OVC060 TEMPO 2000/2004 4SM -SNRA SCT020 BKN030 FM200400 25008KT 4SM -SHSN SCT015 OVC030 FM200600 VRB05KT 6SM -SNRA SCT025 BKN035 PROB30 2006/2012 4SM -SHSN BR BKN025 OVC035 FM201200 VRB05KT P6SM SCT035 OVC050 PROB30 2012/2017 6SM -SNRA SCT025 BKN035
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
 Headwaters Flying Service
406-285-3006
406-439-4179
[web site]
[email]
Aviation fuel, Aircraft ground handling, Oxygen service, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Hangar leasing / sales, Flight training, ...
 
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100LL
AS $4.98 
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Aviation Businesses, Services, and Facilities

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
JL Aerospace 406-407-0358
[email]
Aircraft maintenance, Avionics sales and service, Aircraft modifications, Aircraft parts, Aircraft sales / leasing / brokerage, Aircraft management

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