Lower Loon Creek
Challis, Idaho

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:C53
Lat/Lng: 44.8086711944, -114.808659889
44-48-31.2163N, 114-48-31.1756W
Elevation: 4200 feet Estimated
Magnetic Variation: 17E, (1990), [13E (2017)]
Sectional: GREAT FALLS
From City: 30nm SW of Challis


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


CTAF: 122.900


Airframe Repair: None
Powerplant Repair: None
Bottled Oxygen: None
Bulk Oxygen: None
Transient Storage: Tie-Down
1 Set of Tie Downs

Based Aircraft

Total: 0

Annual Operations

For year ending: 05/31/2017
AirTaxi: 250
Non-local GA: 200
Total: 450


Owner: Idaho Dept of Fish and Game
600 S. Walnut
Boise, Id 83707
Manager: Tom Curet
Po Box 25
Boise, Id 83707


Runways: 16/34

Runway 16/34

Length: 1200 feet
Width: 25 feet
Surface: Grass / Sod, Natural Soil, Fair Condition
End 16 End 34
Gradient: 1.2 Up  
Elevation at End: 4084.0' MSL 4098.0' MSL
Objects: Fence Brush
Objects affecting Navigable Airspace (CFR part 77): Utility runway with a visual approach Utility runway with a visual approach
Object Clearance Slope: 0:1 1:1
Object Height: 4' AGL 40' AGL
Object Distance: 0' Along centerline
75' Left of centerline
50' Along centerline
75' Right of centerline



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 Vicinity of Runway.
Rodent Activity Adjacent Both Sides of Runway.
Located in Narrow Winding River Canyon.

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