Spotted Bear /US Forest Service/
Spotted Bear, Montana

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: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), [13E (2017)]
Sectional: GREAT FALLS
From City: 3nm NW of Spotted Bear


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: 250
Non-local GA: 400
Military Operations: 40
Total: 690


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


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, (151 Magnetic) 344, (331 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
427' Along centerline



Additional Remarks

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

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