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U61 Twin Bridges Airport
Ketchum, Idaho, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 07 NOVEMBER 2019

Location

FAA Identifier: U61
Lat/Long: 43-56-37.3000N 114-06-36.9000W
43-56.621667N 114-06.615000W
43.9436944,-114.1102500
(estimated)
Elevation: 6900 ft. / 2103 m (estimated)
Variation: 17E (1985)
From city: 22 miles NE of KETCHUM, ID
Time zone: UTC -7 (UTC -6 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 83251

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 04/1956
Control tower: no
ARTCC: SALT LAKE CITY CENTER
FSS: BOISE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: BOI (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATNDD
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: yes

Airport Communications

CTAF: 122.9

Nearby radio navigation aids

NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
HAILEY356/37.322013EHLE .... .-.. .

Airport Services

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

Runway Information

Runway 18/36

Dimensions: 4450 x 100 ft. / 1356 x 30 m
Surface: turf/dirt, in fair condition
Runway edge markings: RY 18/36 EDGES & THLDS MARKED WITH WHITE ROCKS.
RUNWAY 18  RUNWAY 36
Latitude: 43-56.972500N43-56.271167N
Longitude: 114-06.468500W114-06.760833W
Elevation: 6899.0 ft.6900.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 180 magnetic, 197 true000 magnetic, 017 true
Obstructions: 430 ft. hill, 1300 ft. from runway, 200 ft. right of centerline, 3:1 slope to clear
ADDNL OBSTN +300 MTN 1300 FT FM THLD ON CNTRLN; 14 FT ROAD 100 FT FM THLD ON CNTRLN.
2 ft. berm, 30 ft. left and right of centerline

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: STATE OF ID, ITD DIV OF AERO
P.O. BOX 7129
BOISE, ID 83707-1129
Phone 208-334-8775
Manager: DIV ADMIN
P.O. BOX 7129
BOISE, ID 83707-1129
Phone 208-334-8775

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft operations: avg 67/month *
75% transient general aviation
25% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 23 September 2016

Additional Remarks

NO WINTER MAINT.
ARPT LCTD IN HIGH MTN VALLEY SURROUNDED BY HIGH MTNS.
BE ALERT ARPT SUBJECT TO ONGOING DAMAGE BY LIVESTOCK; GROUND VEHICLES AND RODENTS.
RY 18/36 -1 FT DITCH & +1 FT - 2 FT DIRT BERM ENTIRE PERIMETER OF RY.
FOR CD CTC SALT LAKE ARTCC AT 801-320-2568.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at U61.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KSUN - Friedman Memorial Airport (28 nm S)
KAOC - Arco-Butte County Airport (39 nm SE)
KGNG - Gooding Municipal Airport (68 nm SW)
KSMN - Lemhi County Airport (71 nm N)
KJER - Jerome County Airport (75 nm S)
 
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Photo by Winston Ellis
Photo taken 22-Jun-2019
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 14-Nov-2019
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:0014:00
Sunrise07:3114:31
Sunset17:1100:11
Evening civil twilight17:4200:42

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  14-Nov-2019 08:35:00
Local (UTC-7)  14-Nov-2019 01:35:00
 
METAR
KSUN 
28nm S 
140815Z AUTO 32007KT 10SM CLR 00/M03 A3022 RMK AO2
KLLJ 
35nm N 
140755Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR M02/M06 A3019 RMK AO2 SLP225 T10221061 TSNO
KSNT 
38nm W 
140751Z AUTO 18003KT M07/M10 A3021 RMK AO1 SLP212 T10721100
TAF
KSUN 
28nm S 
140520Z 1406/1512 31009KT P6SM SCT150 FM141900 14007KT P6SM SCT100 BKN150 FM150300 31008KT P6SM OVC120 AMD LTD TO CLD VIS AND WIND TIL 141400
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