Upper Loon Creek US Forest Service
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:U72
Lat/Lng: 44.5915780556, -114.823143333
44-35-29.6810N, 114-49-23.3160W
Elevation: 5500 feet Estimated
Magnetic Variation: 17E, (1985), [13E (2017)]
Sectional: GREAT FALLS
From City: 26nm NW of Challis


Use: Open to the public
Airspace Analysis: NOT ANALYZED
Existed Prior to 31 Dec 1958.
Ownership: Publicly owned
Activation: 07/1958
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
Segmented Circle: yes
Landing Fee: no


CTAF: 122.900


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

Based Aircraft

Total: 0

Annual Operations

For year ending: 07/13/2015
AirTaxi: 300
Non-local GA: 500
Total: 800


Owner: U.S. Forest Service
324 25Th St
Ogden, Ut 84401
Manager: Middle Fork Dist Ranger
P.O. Box 750 Highway 93
Challis, Id 83226


Runways: 04/22

Runway 04/22

Length: 2500 feet
Width: 75 feet
Surface: Grass / Sod, Natural Soil, Fair Condition
End 04 End 22
Runway Markings: 04/22 Edges & Thrs Marked with White Rocks.  
Gradient: 0.3 0.3
Objects: Tree Trees
Objects affecting Navigable Airspace (CFR part 77): Utility runway with a visual approach Utility runway with a visual approach
Object Clearance Slope: 0:1 0:1
Object Height: 70' AGL 75' AGL
Object Distance: 45' Along centerline
70' Left of centerline
30' Along centerline
110' Left of centerline



Additional Remarks

A30-04/22-Rcmd Land Runway 22; Takeoff Runway 04 When Wind Conds Pmt.
Recommended for Experienced Mountain Pilots only.
Trees and High Trrn on Both Ends of Runway 04/22, Requires a Steep Approach.
No Winter Maintenance.
Runway 04/22 Numerous Additional Obstns on Approach to Both Runway Ends.

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