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KFOZ Bigfork Municipal Airport
Bigfork, Minnesota, USA


FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 09 NOVEMBER 2017

Location

FAA Identifier: FOZ
Lat/Long: 47-47-02.1625N / 093-39-03.5773W
47-47.036042N / 093-39.059622W
47.7839340 / -93.6509937
(estimated)
Elevation: 1351 ft. / 411.8 m (surveyed)
Variation: 02E (1995)
From city: 2 miles N of BIGFORK, MN
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 56628

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 09/1949
Control tower: no
ARTCC: MINNEAPOLIS CENTER
FSS: PRINCETON FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: FOZ (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATNDD
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: RWY 15/33 MIRL PRESET TO LOW SS-SR; INCR INTST - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 122.9
WX AWOS-3: 345 (218-743-3289)
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY MINNEAPOLIS ARTCC ON FREQS 127.9/281.45(DULUTH RCAG).

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
GPZr344/37.8GRAND RAPIDS VOR/DME111.4006E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
BIGFORKat field34502EFOZ ..-. --- --..
ORR244/34.734102EORB --- .-. -...

Airport Services

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

Runway Information

Runway 15/33

Dimensions: 3998 x 75 ft. / 1219 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 15  RUNWAY 33
Latitude: 47-47.322692N47-46.749262N
Longitude: 093-39.298348W093-38.820808W
Elevation: 1350.9 ft.1345.9 ft.
Gradient: 0.3%0.3%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 149 magnetic, 151 true329 magnetic, 331 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: none35 ft. trees, 872 ft. from runway, 202 ft. left of centerline, 19:1 slope to clear
RWY 33 HAS 3 FT CROPS 22 FT FROM THE RWY END; ALSO, RWY 33 HAS 2 FT SIGN 20 FT FROM THE RWY END AND 115 FT R.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF BIGFORK
BOX 196
BIGFORK, MN 56628
Phone 218-743-3782
Manager: AMY PIFHER
PO BOX 196
BIGFORK, MN 56628
Phone 218-360-4116

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 3
Single engine airplanes: 3
    
Aircraft operations: avg 59/week *
68% local general aviation
32% transient general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 31 August 2017

Additional Remarks

350' MICRO TWR 2 MILES SOUTH OF RWY.
DEER & WATERFOWL ON AND INVOF ARPT.
GCO AVBL ON FREQ 121.725 THRU MINNEAPOLIS ARTCC & FLT SVCS.

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 between 9 November 2017 at 0901Z and 7 December 2017 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 15   download (182KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 33   download (186KB)
NDB RWY 15   download (163KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (27KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (156KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KORB - Orr Regional Airport (35 nm NE)
KGPZ - Grand Rapids/Itasca County Airport-Gordon Newstrom Field (35 nm S)
KCQM - Cook Municipal Airport (39 nm E)
KHIB - Range Regional Airport (41 nm SE)
KINL - Falls International Airport-Einarson Field (48 nm N)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 18-Nov-2017
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:5212:52
Sunrise07:2613:26
Sunset16:3422:34
Evening civil twilight17:0823:08

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  18-Nov-2017 18:19:54
Local (UTC-6)  18-Nov-2017 12:19:54
 
METAR
KFOZ 181752Z AUTO 32006KT 10SM SCT022 OVC035 M05/M10 A2985 RMK AO2
TAF
KHIB 
41nm SE 
181720Z 1818/1918 32012G20KT P6SM SCT015 BKN035 FM182000 31012G20KT P6SM BKN020 FM190300 31010KT P6SM FEW020 FM190900 28006KT P6SM SCT150 FM191400 24005KT P6SM SCT050 FM191600 22005KT P6SM BKN040
KINL 
48nm N 
181720Z 1818/1918 29010KT P6SM -SHSN SCT015 OVC035 FM181900 29011G18KT P6SM -SHSN OVC020 FM190100 28009G16KT P6SM SCT020 BKN035 FM190600 27006KT P6SM SCT045 FM191200 24006KT P6SM BKN050
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