Canyon Ferry
Townsend, Montana

FAA NFDC Information Effective 56-day cycle 08/17/2017 - 10/12/2017

Ops Comms Services Owner Runways IFR Procs Current NOTAMs Remarks


FAA Identifier:8U9
Lat/Lng: 46.4188211111, -111.577193889
46-25-07.7560N, 111-34-37.8980W
Elevation: 3840 feet Estimated
Magnetic Variation: 17E, (1985), [12E (2017)]
Sectional: GREAT FALLS
From City: 7nm NW of Townsend


Use: Open to the public
Ownership: Publicly owned
Activation: 10/1961
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
Segmented Circle: yes
Landing Fee: no


CTAF: 122.800
UNICOM: 122.800


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

Based Aircraft

Single Engine GA: 2
Ultralights: 1
Total: 3

Annual Operations

For year ending: 09/25/2014
Local GA (< 20 miles): 600
Non-local GA: 600
Military Operations: 400
Total: 1600


Owner: Broadwater County
515 Broadway
Townsend, Mt 59644
(406) 266-9203
Manager: Bob Hollister
45 Cactus Lane, #16
Townsend, Mt 59644


Runways: 16/34

Runway 16/34

Length: 3200 feet
Width: 75 feet
Surface: Gravel / Cinders / Crushed Rock / Coral/Shells / Slag, Poor Condition
Runway 16/34 Loose Rock and Gravel Up to Three Inches.
End 16 End 34
Runway Markings: Nonstandard (Other Than Numbers Only), 16/34 Marked with White Cones Spaced 200 Ft Apart. Runway 34 Displaced Threshold Marked with Red Cones., Good Condition Nonstandard (Other Than Numbers Only), Good Condition
Displaced Threshold Distance:   597'
Gradient: 0.5 0.5
Objects:   Road
Objects affecting Navigable Airspace (CFR part 77): Utility runway with a visual approach Utility runway with a visual approach
Object Clearance Slope: 20:1 1:1
Approach Slope 50:1 from Displaced Threshold.
Object Height:   10' AGL
Object Distance:   11' Along centerline



Additional Remarks

No Snow Removal.

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