8S1
Airport
Polson
Polson, Montana

FAA NFDC Information Effective 56-day cycle 04/03/2014 - 5/29/2014

Ops Comms Services Owner Runways IFR Procs Current NOTAMs Remarks

Location

FAA Identifier:8S1 (Eight-Sierra-One)
Lat/Lng: 47.6954444444, -114.185277778
47-41-43.6000N, 114-11-07.0000W
Estimated by NGS on 06/13/2008
Elevation: 2941 feet Surveyed by NGS on 06/13/2008
Magnetic Variation: 17E, (2000), [14E (2014)]
Sectional: GREAT FALLS
From City: 1nm W of Polson

Operations

Use: Open to the public
Ownership: Publicly owned
Activation: 04/1940
Attended: All year Every day 0800-1700 (local)
Control Tower: no
ARTCC: Salt Lake City Center (ZLC)
FSS: Great Falls FSS (GTF)
NOTAMs and Weather: GTF NOTAM-D service at airport
Wind Indicator: Lighted
Segmented Circle: yes
Lights: Activate MIRL Runway 18/36, PAPI Runways 18 & 36 - CTAF.
Beacon: Sunset-Sunrise (local time)
Clear-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Landing Fee: no

Communications

CTAF: 122.800
UNICOM: 122.800

Services

Fuel: Grade 100LL Gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
24 Hour. Self Service Fuel Availible.
Airframe Repair: Major
Powerplant Repair: Major
Bottled Oxygen: None
Bulk Oxygen: None
Transient Storage: Tie-Down
Other Services: Charter, Pilot Instruction, Aircraft Rental

Based Aircraft

Single Engine GA: 28
Jet GA: 1
Helicopter GA: 1
Gliders: 1
Total: 31

Annual Operations

For year ending: 08/07/2013
AirTaxi: 200
Local GA (< 20 miles): 4500
Non-local GA: 5000
Military Operations: 50
Total: 9750

Ownership

Owner: City of Polson & Lake County
106 4Th Ave E
Polson, Mt 59860
406-249-1683
Manager: Vince Jennison
3376 Bisson Ln
Polson, Mt 59860
406-883-2482

Runways

Runways: 03W/21W
18/36

Runway 03W/21W

Length: 4000 feet
Width: 500 feet
Surface: Water
End 03W End 21W
Object Clearance Slope: 30:1 30:1

Runway 18/36

Length: 4195 feet
by Ngs on 06/13/2008
Width: 75 feet
Surface: Asphalt / Bituminous Concrete, Good Condition
Weight Capacity: Single Wheel aircraft: 17,000 lbs
Runway Lights Edge Intensity: Med Intensity
End 18 End 36
True Alignment: 199, (185 Magnetic) 019, (005 Magnetic)
Runway Markings: Nonprecision Instrument, Good Condition Nonprecision Instrument, Good Condition
Gradient: 0.1 0.1
Elevation at End: 2937.4' MSL 2939.2' MSL
Elevation at Touchdown Zone: 2941.0' MSL 2941.0' MSL
Threshold Crossing Glide Path Height: 28' AGL 31' AGL
Visual Glide Path Angle: 3.00° 4.00°
Visual Glide Slope Indicator: 4-light PAPI on left side of runway 2-light PAPI on left side of runway
Objects: Hwy Hill
Objects affecting Navigable Airspace (CFR part 77): Other than utility runway with a nonprecision approach having visibility minimums greater than 3/4 mile Other than utility runway with a nonprecision approach having visibility minimums greater than 3/4 mile
Object Clearance Slope: 19:1 22:1
Object Height: 17' AGL 8' AGL
Object Distance: 537' Along centerline
0B'
377' Along centerline
0B'
Other Objects:   -10 Ft Ditch 168 Ft from Runway End Crossing Runway Centerline Dropping Off to -60 Ft 60 Ft R.

Procedures

NOTAMs

Additional Remarks

A110*G-This Airport Has Been Surveyed by the National Geodetic Survey.
When Landing on Runway 36 be Alert to Seaplane Landings on Adjacent River.
+405 Ft Ridge 8500 Ft from Runway 36 End.

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