Backus Municipal
Backus, Minnesota

FAA NFDC Information Effective 56-day cycle 09/14/2017 - 11/9/2017

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 (2017)]
Sectional: TWIN CITIES
From City: 1nm NE of Backus


Use: Open to the public
Ownership: Publicly owned
Activation: 11/1941
Control Tower: no
ARTCC: Minneapolis Center (ZMP)
FSS: Princeton FSS (PNM)
NOTAMs and Weather: PNM NOTAM-D service at airport
Pattern Altitude: 2100 MSL (745 AGL)
Wind Indicator: Lighted
Lights: Sunset-Sunrise (local time)
Beacon: Sunset-Sunrise (local time)
Clear-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Landing Fee: no


CTAF: 122.900


Transient Storage: Tie-Down

Based Aircraft

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

Annual Operations

For year ending: 10/31/2014
Local GA (< 20 miles): 4000
Non-local GA: 2400
Total: 6400


Owner: City of Backus
Po Box 44
Backus, Mn 56435
Manager: Craig Taylor
1633 24Th Ave SW
Backus, Mn 56435
(218) 831-1373


Runways: 15/33

Runway 15/33

Length: 3588 feet
Width: 135 feet
Surface: Grass / Sod, Poor 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: 6:1 20:1
Object Height: 60' AGL  
Object Distance: 393' Along centerline
114' Right of centerline



Additional Remarks

Ultralight Activity on & in Vicinity of Airport.
Nmrs Prim Surface Penetrations.
Fuel Sys out of Service.

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