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8U2 Schafer USFS Airport
Schafer, Montana, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 26 JANUARY 2023

Location

FAA Identifier: 8U2
Lat/Long: 48-04-46.6000N 113-14-42.0000W
48-04.776667N 113-14.700000W
48.0796111,-113.2450000
(estimated)
Elevation: 4856 ft. / 1480 m (estimated)
Variation: 18E (1985)
From city: 15 miles SE of SCHAFER, MT
Time zone: UTC -7 (UTC -6 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 59916

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 03/1945
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: yes
Segmented circle: no

Airport Communications

CTAF: 122.9

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
FCAr084/38.1KALISPELL VOR/DME113.2018E

Airport Services

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

Runway Information

Runway 7/25

Dimensions: 3200 x 60 ft. / 975 x 18 m
Surface: turf, in fair condition
FIRST 400 FT OF RY 25 IS UNEVEN-BOUNCY-ROUGH.
Runway edge markings: RUNWAY CONE WIDTH MAY VARY. FIRST 2400 FT MARKED WITH WHITE CONES 200 FT APART.
RUNWAY 7  RUNWAY 25
Latitude: 48-04.764385N48-04.790493N
Longitude: 113-15.092488W113-14.307840W
Elevation: 4856.0 ft.4850.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 069 magnetic, 087 true249 magnetic, 267 true
Markings: , in good condition, in good condition
Obstructions: 50 ft. trees, 250 ft. from runway, 5:1 slope to clear110 ft. trees, 254 ft. from runway, 60 ft. left of centerline, 2:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: U S FOREST SERVICE
FLATHEAD NATIONAL FOREST
KALISPELL, MT 59901
Phone 406-755-5401
Manager: SCOTT SNELSON, DIST RANGER
SPOTTED BEAR RANGER STATION
HUNGRY HORSE, MT 59919
Phone 406-758-5376
SUMMER PHONE 406-758-5376.

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft operations: avg 67/month *
62% transient general aviation
38% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 30 August 2019

Additional Remarks

LOW AREA NORTH SIDE OF RWY APROX 1100' FROM APP END RWY 25-USE CAUTION.
WATCH FOR HORSES OR BIG GAME ANIMALS ON RY.
TAKE OFF AND LAND RY 25 CONDITIONS PERMITTING.
TREES AND TERRAIN IN TRANS SURFACE BOTH SIDES OF RY FULL LENGTH.
PRIMARY PURPOSE OF A/S IS A TRAILHEAD FOR WILDERNESS AREAS.
FOR CD CTC SALT LAKE ARTCC AT 801-320-2568.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at 8U2.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KGPI - Glacier Park International Airport (43 nm W)
8S1 - Polson Airport (44 nm SW)
KCII - Choteau Airport (46 nm E)
7S0 - Ronan Airport (46 nm SW)
KCTB - Cut Bank International Airport (47 nm NE)
 
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Aerial photo of 8U2 (Schafer USFS Airport)
Photo by Mark Andrews
Photo taken 19-Aug-2006

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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 31-Jan-2023
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:3014:30
Sunrise08:0315:03
Sunset17:3000:30
Evening civil twilight18:0301:03

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  01-Feb-2023 03:15:27
Local (UTC-7)  31-Jan-2023 20:15:27
 
METAR
KGPI 
43nm W 
010255Z 00000KT 2 1/2SM -SN BR OVC025 M08/M09 A3011 RMK AO2 VIS 1 3/4 NE SLP248 P0001 60004 T10831094 55000
KCTB 
47nm NE 
010256Z AUTO 25029G37KT 10SM OVC080 M04/M10 A2979 RMK AO2 PK WND 25041/0244 SLP134 T10391100 55000
TAF
KGPI 
43nm W 
312304Z 3123/0118 00000KT 1SM -SN BR BKN025 OVC035 FM010100 17003KT 1 1/2SM -SN BR OVC020 FM010600 00000KT 4SM BR VCSH OVC030
KCTB 
47nm NE 
311739Z 3118/0118 27025G36KT P6SM BKN150 FM312100 26021G32KT P6SM BKN090 FM010700 26024G40KT P6SM BKN200
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