C53
Airport
Lower Loon Creek
Challis, Idaho

FAA NFDC Information Effective 56-day cycle 07/24/2014 - 9/18/2014

Ops Comms Services Owner Runways IFR Procs Current NOTAMs Remarks

Location

FAA Identifier:C53
Lat/Lng: 44.8086711944, -114.808659889
44-48-31.2163N, 114-48-31.1756W
Estimated
Elevation: 4200 feet Estimated
Magnetic Variation: 17E, (1990), [14E (2014)]
Sectional: GREAT FALLS
From City: 30nm SW of Challis

Operations

Use: Open to the public
Airspace Analysis: CONDITIONAL
Provided VFR Operations.
Ownership: Publicly owned
Activation: 11/1992
Control Tower: no
ARTCC: Salt Lake City Center (ZLC)
FSS: Boise FSS (BOI)
NOTAMs and Weather: BOI 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

AirTaxi: 100
Non-local GA: 500
Total: 600

Ownership

Owner: Idaho Dept of Fish and Game
600 S. Walnut
Boise, Id 83707
208-334-3771
Manager: Jim Lukens
Po Box 25
Boise, Id 83707
208-756-2271

Runways

Runways: 16/34

Runway 16/34

Length: 1200 feet
Width: 25 feet
Surface: Grass / Sod, Natural Soil
End 16 End 34
Gradient: 1.2 Up  
Elevation at End: 4084.0' MSL 4098.0' MSL
Objects affecting Navigable Airspace (CFR part 77): Utility runway with a visual approach Utility runway with a visual approach

Procedures

NOTAMs

Additional Remarks

Airport Located on a Plateau 50 Ft to 75 Ft Above the River.
Runway not Marked.
Recommend Land Runway 16; Depart Runway 34 When Wind Conditions Allow.
No Winter Maintenance.
Stock and Big Game Animals in View of Runway.
Rodent Activity Adjacent Both Sides of Runway.
Located in Narrow Winding River Canyon.

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