Park River - W C Skjerven Field
Park River, North Dakota

FAA NFDC Information Effective 56-day cycle 03/31/2016 - 5/26/2016

Ops Comms Services Owner Runways IFR Procs Current NOTAMs Remarks


FAA Identifier:Y37
Lat/Lng: 48.3940833333, -97.7807777778
48-23-38.7000N, 097-46-50.8000W
Estimated by 3RD PARTY SURVEY on 08/31/2011
Elevation: 1104 feet Surveyed by 3RD PARTY SURVEY on 08/31/2011
Magnetic Variation: 07E, (1985), [4E (2016)]
Sectional: TWIN CITIES
From City: 1nm W of Park River


Use: Open to the public
Ownership: Publicly owned
Activation: 12/1959
Attended: All year Mon-Fri 0800-1700 (local)
for Attendant After Hrs Call 701-284-7804 or City Police 701-284-6644.
Control Tower: no
ARTCC: Minneapolis Center (ZMP)
FSS: Grand Forks FSS (GFK)
NOTAMs and Weather: GFK NOTAM-D service at airport
Wind Indicator: Lighted
Segmented Circle: yes
Lights: Activate MIRL Runway 13/31 & PAPI Runways 13 & 31 - CTAF.
Beacon: Sunset-Sunrise (local time)
Clear-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Landing Fee: no


CTAF: 122.800
UNICOM: 122.800


Fuel: Grade 100LL Gasoline (low lead blue)
for Fuel Contact Airport Manager on 701-284-7303 or After Hrs on 701-284-7804 or 331-1110
Airframe Repair: Major
Powerplant Repair: Major
Bottled Oxygen: None
Bulk Oxygen: None
Transient Storage: Hanger,Tie-Down
Other Services: Crop Dusting

Based Aircraft

Single Engine GA: 9
Total: 9

Annual Operations

For year ending: 11/09/2011
AirTaxi: 200
Local GA (< 20 miles): 3000
Non-local GA: 1200
Military Operations: 30
Total: 4430


Owner: Park River Airport Auth
George Walstad-Chrmn of Apt Auth
109 South Harris Ave
Park River, Nd 58270
Manager: Glen Wharam
Box 175
Park River, Nd 58270
Mgrs Home Phone 701-284-7804 or Cell 331-1110


Runways: 04/22

Runway 04/22

Length: 2499 feet
by 3Rd Party Survey on 08/31/2011
Width: 100 feet
Surface: Grass / Sod, Good Condition
End 04 End 22
True Alignment: 042, (038 Magnetic) 222, (218 Magnetic)
Runway Markings: & Runway 22 Dalgt Boundary Markers; 3 Ft Metal Fixtures Red & White.  
Gradient: 0.6 0.6 Up
Elevation at End: 1103.4' MSL 1087.3' MSL
Elevation at Touchdown Zone: 1103.4' MSL 1103.4' MSL
Objects: Trees Road
Also +20 Ft Powerline 450 Ft from Threshold on Centerline Approach Ratio 22:1.
Objects affecting Navigable Airspace (CFR part 77): Utility runway with a visual approach Utility runway with a visual approach
Object Clearance Slope: 11:1 22:1
Object Height: 41' AGL 14' AGL
Object Distance: 480' Along centerline
150' Left of centerline
310' Along centerline
150' Right of centerline

Runway 13/31

Length: 3101 feet
by 3Rd Party Survey on 08/31/2011
Width: 60 feet
Surface: Asphalt / Bituminous Concrete, Excellent Condition
Weight Capacity: Single Wheel aircraft: 12,000 lbs
Runway Lights Edge Intensity: Med Intensity
End 13 End 31
True Alignment: 133, (129 Magnetic) 313, (309 Magnetic)
Runway Markings: Nonprecision Instrument, Good Condition Nonprecision Instrument, Good Condition
Gradient: 0.6 0.6 Up
Elevation at End: 1104.3' MSL 1086.8' MSL
Elevation at Touchdown Zone: 1104.4' MSL 1103.5' MSL
Threshold Crossing Glide Path Height: 25' 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 Fence
Objects affecting Navigable Airspace (CFR part 77): Utility runway with a visual approach Utility runway with a visual approach
Object Clearance Slope: 19:1 25:1
Object Height: 53' AGL 3' AGL
Object Distance: 1250' Along centerline
70' Left of centerline
275' Along centerline
130' Right of centerline



Additional Remarks

Deer on & in View of Airport.
Runway 04/22 Closed Winter Months Due to Lack of Snow Removal.
Confirm Winter Conds After Major Storm with Airport Manager on 701-284-7303/7804/6644/6755 or 331-1110.
Rotating Beacon out of Service Indefinitely.

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