9S5
Airport
Three Forks
Three Forks, Montana

FAA NFDC Information Effective 56-day cycle 05/29/2014 - 7/24/2014

Ops Comms Services Owner Runways IFR Procs Current NOTAMs Remarks

Location

FAA Identifier:9S5
Lat/Lng: 45.8781138889, -111.569431944
45-52-41.2100N, 111-34-09.9550W
Estimated by NACO on 03/12/2004
Elevation: 4089 feet Surveyed by NACO on 03/12/2004
Magnetic Variation: 16E, (1985), [12E (2014)]
Sectional: GREAT FALLS
From City: 1nm SE of Three Forks

Operations

Use: Open to the public
Airspace Analysis: NOT ANALYZED
Airport Estab Prior to 1959.
Ownership: Publicly owned
Activation: 06/1949
Attended: Continuous
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 02/20; PAPI Runways 02 & 20 - CTAF.
Beacon: Sunset-Sunrise (local time)
Clear-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Landing Fee: no

Communications

CTAF: 122.800
UNICOM: 122.800, Automated Unicom.

Services

Fuel: Grade 100LL Gasoline (low lead blue)
Fuel 24 Hour Credit Card Service Available.
Airframe Repair: Major
Powerplant Repair: Major
Bottled Oxygen: None
Bulk Oxygen: None
Transient Storage: Hanger,Tie-Down
Other Services: Crop Dusting, Pilot Instruction, Parachute Jump Activity

Based Aircraft

Single Engine GA: 25
Helicopter GA: 1
Ultralights: 5
Ultralight Activity on & in View of Airport.
Total: 31

Annual Operations

For year ending: 08/17/2011
AirTaxi: 7300
Local GA (< 20 miles): 1700
Non-local GA: 1530
Military Operations: 1000
Total: 11530

Ownership

Owner: Gallatin County
311 West Main Rm 306
Bozeman, Mt 59715
406-582-3000
Manager: David Boyd
P.O. Box 978
Three Forks, Mt 59752
406-285-6852
Alternate Phone (406) 581-6308

Runways

Runways: 02/20

Runway 02/20

Length: 5100 feet
Width: 60 feet
Surface: Asphalt / Bituminous Concrete, Good Condition
Weight Capacity: Single Wheel aircraft: 12,000 lbs
Runway Lights Edge Intensity: Med Intensity
End 02 End 20
Runway Markings: Basic, Good Condition Basic, Good Condition
Gradient: 0.3 0.3
Elevation at End: 4089.0' MSL 4080.8' MSL
Elevation at Touchdown Zone: 4089.0' MSL 4087.0' MSL
Threshold Crossing Glide Path Height: 24' AGL 25' AGL
Visual Glide Path Angle: 3.00° 3.00°
Visual Glide Slope Indicator: 2-light PAPI on left side of runway 2-light PAPI on left side of runway
Objects:   Trees
Objects affecting Navigable Airspace (CFR part 77): Utility runway with a visual approach Utility runway with a visual approach
Object Clearance Slope: 50:1 29:1
Object Height:   55' AGL
Object Distance:   1808' Along centerline
70' Right of centerline

Procedures

NOTAMs

Additional Remarks

Occasional Aerobatic Maneuvers in View of Airport.
Upon Departure, All Aircraft Must Reach 500 Ft Altitude Prior to Making Any Turns.

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