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9S5 Three Forks Airport
Three Forks, Montana, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 13 AUGUST 2020

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): 135.425 (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: 21
Single engine airplanes: 18
Helicopters: 1
Ultralights: 2
  • 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 13-Aug-2020
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:5311:53
Sunrise06:2612:26
Sunset20:3602:36
Evening civil twilight21:0903:09

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  13-Aug-2020 11:24:26
Local (UTC-6)  13-Aug-2020 05:24:26
 
METAR
KBZN 
18nm E 
131056Z AUTO 15006KT 10SM CLR 08/04 A3006 RMK AO2 SLP150 T00830039
TAF
KBZN 
18nm E 
130820Z 1308/1412 VRB05KT P6SM SCT100 SCT200 FM132000 33010G18KT P6SM SCT060 BKN100 PROB30 1322/1401 VRB15G30KT 6SM -TSRA BKN040CB FM140300 VRB05KT P6SM SCT100 SCT180
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 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
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 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 $4.95 
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