Sand Canyon
Chewelah, Washington

FAA NFDC Information Effective 56-day cycle 08/17/2017 - 10/12/2017

Ops Comms Services Owner Runways IFR Procs Current NOTAMs Remarks


FAA Identifier:1S9 (One-Sierra-Nine)
Lat/Lng: 48.3140802778, -117.743390278
48-18-50.6890N, 117-44-36.2050W
Estimated by STATE on 04/09/2003
Elevation: 2084 feet Estimated by STATE on 07/29/2005
Magnetic Variation: 20E, (1985), [15E (2017)]
Sectional: SEATTLE
From City: in Chewelah


Use: Open to the public
Airspace Analysis: CONDITIONAL
Provided Trees on Approach End of Runway 17 are Removed or Runway Threshold be Displaced to Provide 20:1 Obstruction Free Approach Surface 15' Over Sand Canyon Rd.
Ownership: Publicly owned
Activation: 01/1979
Control Tower: no
ARTCC: Seattle Center (ZSE)
FSS: Seattle FSS (SEA)
NOTAMs and Weather: SEA NOTAM-D service at airport
Wind Indicator: Lighted
Segmented Circle: yes
Lights: Activate MIRL Runway 17/35 - CTAF. PAPI Runway 17 and Runway 35 Operate Continuously.
Beacon: Sunset-Sunrise (local time)
Clear-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Landing Fee: no


CTAF: 122.900


Airframe Repair: Minor
Powerplant Repair: Minor
Bottled Oxygen: None
Bulk Oxygen: None
Transient Storage: Tie-Down
Pilots Bring Own Ropes.

Based Aircraft

Single Engine GA: 16
Multi Engine GA: 1
Total: 17

Annual Operations

For year ending: 12/31/2015
Local GA (< 20 miles): 3000
Non-local GA: 2000
Total: 5000


Owner: City of Chewelah
Po Box 258
Chewelah, Wa 99109
Manager: Dave Gilbert
Po Box 258
Chewelah, Wa 99109


Runways: 17/35

Runway 17/35

Length: 3446 feet
Width: 48 feet
Surface: Asphalt / Bituminous Concrete, Good Condition
Runway Lights Edge Intensity: Med Intensity
End 17 End 35
Right Hand Pattern: Yes  
Runway Markings: Basic, Fair Condition Basic, Fair Condition
Displaced Threshold Distance: 230' 101'
Threshold Crossing Glide Path Height: 63' AGL  
Visual Glide Path Angle: 4.00° 3.00°
Visual Glide Slope Indicator: 2-light PAPI on right side of runway 2-light PAPI on left side of runway
Objects: Tree  
Objects affecting Navigable Airspace (CFR part 77): Utility runway with a visual approach Utility runway with a visual approach
Object Clearance Slope: 6:1
Runway 17 Approach Slope 50:1 to Displaced Threshold.
Object Height: 11' AGL  
Object Distance: 275' Along centerline
63' Right of centerline
Other Objects: 3' Ditch +1' to +3' Rocks & Rd 56' from Threshold; 77' L, +14' Trees 200' from Threshold.  



Additional Remarks

All Patterns to the West.
Deer & Wildlifeon & in Vicinity of Airport.

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