Backus Municipal
Backus, Minnesota

FAA NFDC Information Effective 56-day cycle 03/05/2015 - 4/30/2015

Ops Comms Services Owner Runways IFR Procs Current NOTAMs Remarks


FAA Identifier:7Y3
Lat/Lng: 46.8269036111, -94.5072202778
46-49-36.8530N, 094-30-25.9930W
Elevation: 1355 feet Surveyed
Magnetic Variation: 04E, (1985), [1E (2015)]
Sectional: TWIN CITIES
From City: 1nm NE of Backus


Use: Open to the public
Ownership: Publicly owned
Activation: 11/1941
Attended: All year Every day 0800-1700 (local)
Control Tower: no
ARTCC: Minneapolis Center (ZMP)
FSS: Princeton FSS (PNM)
NOTAMs and Weather: PNM NOTAM-D service at airport
Wind Indicator: Lighted
Lights: Sunset-Sunrise (local time)
Beacon: Sunset-Sunrise (local time)
Clear-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Landing Fee: no


CTAF: 122.900


Fuel: Grade 100LL Gasoline (low lead blue)
Automotive Gasoline
for Fuel Call 218-947-3211 or 218-947-3100.
Transient Storage: Tie-Down
Other Services: Pilot Instruction, Aircraft Rental

Based Aircraft

Single Engine GA: 7
Multi Engine GA: 1
Total: 8

Annual Operations

For year ending: 10/14/2012
Local GA (< 20 miles): 4000
Non-local GA: 2400
Total: 6400


Owner: City of Backus
Po Box 44
Backus, Mn 56435
Manager: Denny Williams
Po Box 187
Backus, Mn 56435


Runways: 15/33

Runway 15/33

Length: 3588 feet
Width: 135 feet
Surface: Grass / Sod, Fair Condition
Runway 15/33 Sand Showing Through Turf.
Runway Lights Edge Intensity: Non-standard Lighting System
Non-Standard LIRL Due to Spacing.
End 15 End 33
Runway Markings: 15/33 Marked with Yellow Plastic Cones.  
Elevation at End: 1353.0' MSL 1346.0' MSL
Objects: Trees  
Objects affecting Navigable Airspace (CFR part 77): Utility runway with a visual approach Utility runway with a visual approach
Object Clearance Slope: 13:1 20:1
Object Height: 9' AGL  
Object Distance: 123' Along centerline
75' Left of centerline



Additional Remarks

Ultralight Activity on & in View of Airport.

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