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S34 Plains Airport
Plains, Montana, USA


FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 09 NOVEMBER 2017

Location

FAA Identifier: S34
Lat/Long: 47-28-24.8000N / 114-54-25.5000W
47-28.413333N / 114-54.425000W
47.4735556 / -114.9070833
(estimated)
Elevation: 2467.1 ft. / 752.0 m (surveyed)
Variation: 18E (1985)
From city: 1 mile NW of PLAINS, MT
Time zone: UTC -7 (UTC -6 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 59859

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 04/1940
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: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT MIRL RY 13/31 & PAPI RY 31 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 122.9

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
MLPr073/30.0MULLAN PASS VOR/DME117.8015E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
KONNA301/30.852117EINE .. -. .

Airport Services

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

Runway Information

Runway 13/31

Dimensions: 4651 x 75 ft. / 1418 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in excellent condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 12.5
Double wheel: 18.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 13  RUNWAY 31
Latitude: 47-28.715288N47-28.112225N
Longitude: 114-54.771747W114-54.077683W
Elevation: 2461.5 ft.2467.0 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)
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: SANDERS COUNTY
PO BOX 519
THOMPSON FALLS, MT 59873
Phone 406-826-3605
Manager: RANDY GARRISON
PO BOX 988
PLAINS, MT 59859
Phone 406-826-3605
CELL NUMBER 406-370-6179

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 5
Single engine airplanes: 5
    
Aircraft operations: avg 81/week *
71% local general aviation
28% transient general aviation
1% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 20 July 2016

Additional Remarks

PHONE ON ARPT.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at S34.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

8S1 - Polson Airport (32 nm NE)
7S0 - Ronan Airport (33 nm E)
KMSO - Missoula International Airport (47 nm SE)
S59 - Libby Airport (54 nm NW)
KGPI - Glacier Park International Airport (57 nm NE)
 
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Aerial photo of S34 (Plains Airport)
Photo by P.J. Reinders
Taken in September 2008

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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 25-Nov-2017
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:2514:25
Sunrise08:0015:00
Sunset16:5423:54
Evening civil twilight17:2800:28

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  25-Nov-2017 11:04:02
Local (UTC-7)  25-Nov-2017 04:04:02
 
METAR
S34 SuperAWOS
250955Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM M02/M04 A3017
KTHM 
16nm W 
SuperAWOS
250955Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM M02/M03 A3020
TAF
KMSO 
47nm SE 
250520Z 2506/2606 VRB04KT P6SM SCT080 FM250800 00000KT P6SM VCFG SCT080 FM251200 00000KT 2SM BR SCT010 FM251600 VRB03KT P6SM SCT120
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