Big Sandy
Big Sandy, Montana

FAA NFDC Information Effective 56-day cycle 02/04/2016 - 3/31/2016

Ops Comms Services Owner Runways IFR Procs Current NOTAMs Remarks


FAA Identifier:3U8
Lat/Lng: 48.1636002778, -110.114200556
48-09-48.9610N, 110-06-51.1220W
Estimated by FAA-EST on 12/27/2010
Elevation: 2699 feet Estimated by OWNER
Magnetic Variation: 16E, (1985), [12E (2016)]
Sectional: GREAT FALLS
From City: 1nm S of Big Sandy


Use: Open to the public
Airspace Analysis: NOT ANALYZED
Estbd Prior to 1959.
Ownership: Publicly owned
Activation: 10/1949
Attended: On Call On Call ON CALL (local)
Control Tower: no
ARTCC: Salt Lake City Center (ZLC)
FSS: Great Falls FSS (GTF)
NOTAMs and Weather: GTF NOTAM-D service at airport
Pattern Altitude: 3499 MSL (800 AGL)
Wind Indicator: Lighted
Segmented Circle: yes
Lights: Activate MIRL Runway 06/24 - CTAF
Beacon: Sunset-Sunrise (local time)
Clear-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Landing Fee: no


CTAF: 122.900


Fuel: Grade 100LL Gasoline (low lead blue)
Airframe Repair: None
Powerplant Repair: None
Bottled Oxygen: None
Bulk Oxygen: None
Transient Storage: Hanger,Tie-Down
Other Services: Crop Dusting

Based Aircraft

Single Engine GA: 14
Total: 14

Annual Operations

For year ending: 08/29/2014
AirTaxi: 50
Local GA (< 20 miles): 5000
Non-local GA: 600
Total: 5650


Owner: Big Sandy/Ccjab
1026 Prairie Dog Lane
Big Sandy, Mt 59520
(406) 390-3910
Manager: Mark Reichert
1026 Prairie Dog Lane
Big Sandy, Mt 59520


Runways: 06/24

Runway 06/24

Length: 3570 feet
by Owner on 02/04/2013
Width: 60 feet
Surface: Asphalt / Bituminous Concrete, Excellent Condition
Weight Capacity: Single Wheel aircraft: 12,000 lbs
Runway Lights Edge Intensity: Med Intensity
End 06 End 24
Runway Markings: Basic, Good Condition Basic, Good Condition
Gradient: 0.0 0.0
Elevation at End: 2689.7' MSL 2696.3' MSL
Threshold Crossing Glide Path Height: 30' AGL 30' AGL
Visual Glide Path Angle: 3.00° 3.00°
Visual Glide Slope Indicator: 2-light PAPI on left side of runway 2-light PAPI on left side of runway
Objects affecting Navigable Airspace (CFR part 77): Utility runway with a visual approach Utility runway with a visual approach
Object Clearance Slope: 20:1 20:1
Object Distance:   0'

Runway 13/31

Length: 2400 feet
by Owner on 02/04/2013
Width: 100 feet
Surface: Grass / Sod, Good Condition
End 13 End 31
True Alignment: 147, (135 Magnetic) 327, (315 Magnetic)
Gradient: 0.5  
Elevation at End: 2699.1' MSL 2698.5' MSL
Objects: Powerline
Runway 13 Power Line Marked with Orange Balls.
Objects affecting Navigable Airspace (CFR part 77): Utility runway with a visual approach Utility runway with a visual approach
Object Clearance Slope: 16:1 20:1
Object Height: 71' AGL  
Object Distance: 1290' Along centerline
250'Left and Right of centerline



Additional Remarks

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