8U4
Airport
Spotted Bear /US Forest Service/
Spotted Bear, 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:8U4
Lat/Lng: 47.9616666667, -113.559472222
47-57-42.0000N, 113-33-34.1000W
Estimated by FAA-EST on 02/14/2013
Elevation: 3672 feet Estimated
Magnetic Variation: 18E, (1985), [14E (2014)]
Sectional: GREAT FALLS
From City: 3nm NW of Spotted Bear

Operations

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

Communications

CTAF: 122.900

Services

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: 07/23/2013
AirTaxi: 320
Non-local GA: 300
Military Operations: 250
Total: 870

Ownership

Owner: US Forest Service
Flathead National Forest
Kalispell, Mt 59901
406-755-5401
Manager: Deb Mucklow, Dist Ranger
Spotted Bear Ranger Station
Hungry Horse, Mt 59919
406-758-5376
Summer Phone: 406-758-5376

Runways

Runways: 14/32

Runway 14/32

Length: 3800 feet
N Quarter of Strip Has a Slight Dog-Leg; Dog Leg Begins 1100 Ft from N End.
Width: 78 feet
Surface: Grass / Sod, Gravel, Poor Condition
Up to 4 Inch Rock on Runway Surface.
End 14 End 32
True Alignment: 164, (150 Magnetic) 344, (330 Magnetic)
Runway Markings: Nonstandard (Other Than Numbers Only), First 1400 Ft of Runway not Marked with Cones., Good Condition Nonstandard (Other Than Numbers Only), Runway 32 First 2400 Ft Marked with Cones Spaced 200 Ft Apart., Good Condition
Gradient: 0.5 0.5
Elevation at End: 3660.0' MSL 3672.0' 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: 10:1 9:1
Object Height: 60' AGL 45' AGL
Object Distance: 600' Along centerline
0B'
427' Along centerline
0B'

Procedures

NOTAMs

Additional Remarks

Mountains & Trees in Trnstn Area Both Sides of Runway.
Phone in Ranger Station.

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