U68
Airport
North Big Horn County
Cowley/Lovell/Byron, Wyoming

FAA NFDC Information Effective 56-day cycle 09/18/2014 - 11/13/2014

Ops Comms Services Owner Runways IFR Procs Current NOTAMs Remarks

Location

FAA Identifier:U68
Lat/Lng: 44.9116666667, -108.4455
44-54-42.0000N, 108-26-43.8000W
Estimated by 3RD PARTY SURVEY on 07/31/2012
Elevation: 4093 feet Surveyed by 3RD PARTY SURVEY on 07/31/2012
Magnetic Variation: 11E, (2015), [11E (2014)]
Sectional: BILLINGS
From City: 2nm N of Cowley/Lovell/Byron 2 Miles N of Cowley.

Operations

Use: Open to the public
Ownership: Publicly owned
Activation: 11/1937
Attended: Attendance is Periodic and Unscheduled; Phone Ahead for Services. for Attendant After Hrs Call 307-548-6236.
Control Tower: no
ARTCC: Salt Lake City Center (ZLC)
FSS: Casper FSS (CPR)
NOTAMs and Weather: CPR NOTAM-D service at airport
Wind Indicator: Lighted
Main Wind Indicator Inside Segmented Circle out of Service Indef. Supplemental Wind Indicators at Approach End of Runway 9 & 27 Lighted.
Segmented Circle: yes
Lights: Activate MIRL Runway 09/27 and PAPI Runways 09 & 27 and REIL Runway 9 & 27- 122.8.
Beacon: Sunset-Sunrise (local time)
Clear-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Landing Fee: no

Communications

CTAF: 122.800
UNICOM: 122.800
Weather: AWOS-3 307-548-2560 119.925

Services

Fuel: Grade 100LL Gasoline (low lead blue)
Fuel 24 Hour Credit Card Service Available.
Bottled Oxygen: None
Bulk Oxygen: None
Transient Storage: Tie-Down
Pilot Supplied Ropes Preferred for Tie Downs.

Based Aircraft

Single Engine GA: 16
Helicopter GA: 1
Total: 17

Annual Operations

For year ending: 07/31/2012
AirTaxi: 170
Local GA (< 20 miles): 3000
Non-local GA: 300
Military Operations: 75
Total: 3545

Ownership

Owner: Big Horn County
Box 29
Basin, Wy 82410
307-568-2551
Manager: Carl Meyer
P. O. Box 29, Po Box 31
Cowley, Wy 82420
307-568-2551

Runways

Runways: 09/27
16/34

Runway 09/27

Length: 5200 feet
by 3Rd Party Survey on 07/31/2012
Width: 75 feet
Surface: Asphalt / Bituminous Concrete, Good Condition
Weight Capacity: Single Wheel aircraft: 12,000 lbs
Runway Lights Edge Intensity: Med Intensity
End 09 End 27
True Alignment: 106, (095 Magnetic) 286, (275 Magnetic)
Runway Markings: Nonprecision Instrument, Good Condition Nonprecision Instrument, Good Condition
Gradient: 0.2 0.2
Elevation at End: 4083.4' MSL 4093.5' MSL
Elevation at Touchdown Zone: 4086.1' MSL 4093.5' MSL
Threshold Crossing Glide Path Height: 40' AGL 40' 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
Runway End Identifer Lights (REIL): Yes Yes
REIL Runway 27 out of Service Indef.
Objects: Hill Hill
Objects affecting Navigable Airspace (CFR part 77): Utility runway with a nonprecision approach Utility runway with a visual approach
Object Clearance Slope: 14:1 38:1
Object Height: 8' AGL 91' AGL
Object Distance: 315' Along centerline
90' Right of centerline
3673' Along centerline
40' Left of centerline

Runway 16/34

Length: 1866 feet
by 3Rd Party Survey on 07/31/2012
Width: 65 feet
Surface: Natural Soil, Good Condition
End 16 End 34
True Alignment: 172, (161 Magnetic) 352, (341 Magnetic)
Runway Markings: 16/34 Runway End Delinated by +1' Cones.  
Gradient:   0.3
Elevation at End: 4080.9' MSL 4083.2' MSL
Elevation at Touchdown Zone: 4083.2' MSL 4083.2' MSL
Objects affecting Navigable Airspace (CFR part 77): Utility runway with a visual approach Utility runway with a visual approach
Object Clearance Slope: 50:1 50:1

Procedures

NOTAMs

Additional Remarks

Runway 16/34 Soft When Wet.
Reflective Mkrs Mark Entrance to Taxiway & Turnaround.

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