Schafer /US Forest Service/
Schafer, Montana

FAA NFDC Information Effective 56-day cycle 06/22/2017 - 8/17/2017

Ops Comms Services Owner Runways IFR Procs Current NOTAMs Remarks


FAA Identifier:8U2
Lat/Lng: 48.0796111111, -113.245
48-04-46.6000N, 113-14-42.0000W
Estimated by FAA-EST on 02/14/2013
Elevation: 4856 feet Estimated
Magnetic Variation: 18E, (1985), [13E (2017)]
Sectional: GREAT FALLS
From City: 15nm SE of Schafer


Use: Open to the public
Airspace Analysis: NOT ANALYZED
Est Prior to 1959.
Ownership: Publicly owned
Activation: 03/1945
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: Unlighted
Landing Fee: no


CTAF: 122.900


Airframe Repair: None
Powerplant Repair: None
Bottled Oxygen: None
Bulk Oxygen: None
Transient Storage: Tie-Down

Based Aircraft

Total: 0

Annual Operations

For year ending: 09/19/2016
AirTaxi: 300
Non-local GA: 500
Total: 800


Owner: U S Forest Service
Flathead National Forest
Kalispell, Mt 59901
Manager: Deb Mucklow, Dist Ranger
Spotted Bear Ranger Station
Hungry Horse, Mt 59919
Summer Phone 406-758-5376.


Runways: 07/25

Runway 07/25

Length: 3200 feet
Width: 60 feet
Surface: Grass / Sod, Fair Condition
First 400 Ft of Runway 25 is Uneven-Bouncy-Rough.
End 07 End 25
True Alignment: 087, (074 Magnetic) 267, (254 Magnetic)
Runway Markings: Nonstandard (Other Than Numbers Only), Runway 07 First 800 Ft Unmarked Except Threshold., Good Condition Nonstandard (Other Than Numbers Only), Runway Cone Width may Vary. First 2400 Ft Marked with White Cones 200 Ft Apart., Good Condition
Gradient: 0.5 0.5
Elevation at End: 4856.0' MSL 4850.0' MSL
Objects: Trees Trees
Objects affecting Navigable Airspace (CFR part 77): Utility runway with a visual approach Utility runway with a visual approach
Object Clearance Slope: 1:1 3:1
Object Height: 90' AGL 47' AGL
Object Distance: 161' Along centerline
67' Left of centerline
179' Along centerline
120' Right of centerline



Additional Remarks

Low Area North Side of Runway Aprox 1100' from App End Runway 25-Use Caution.
Watch for Horses or Big Game Animals on Runway.
Take Off and Land Runway 25 Conditions Permitting.
Trees and Terrain in Trans Surface Both Sides of Runway Full Length.
Primary Purpose of a/S is a Trailhead for Wilderness Areas.

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