Big Sandy
Big Sandy, Montana

FAA NFDC Information Effective 56-day cycle 03/25/2021 - 5/20/2021

Ops Comms Services Owner Runways IFR Procs Current NOTAMs Remarks


FAA Identifier:3U8
Lat/Lng:48.1634358611, -110.114283861
48-09-48.3691N, 110-06-51.4219W
Estimated by Faa-Est on 12/27/2010
Elevation:2698 feet Surveyed by Owner
Magnetic Variation:16E,(1985), [11E (2021)]
From City:1nm S of Big Sandy


Use:Open to the public
Airspace Analysis:NOT ANALYZED
Estbd Prior to 1959.
Ownership:Publicly owned
Attended:On Call On Call ON CALL (local)
Control Tower:no
ARTCC:Salt Lake City(ZLC)Salt Lake City Center
FSS:Great Falls FSS(GTF)
NOTAMs and Weather:GTFNOTAM-D service at airport
Pattern Altitude:3498 MSL (800 AGL)
Wind Indicator:Lighted
Segmented Circle:yes
Lights:Activate MIRL Runway 06/24 - CTAF.
Clear-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Landing Fee:no




Fuel:Grade 100LL Gasoline (low lead blue)
Airframe Repair:None
Powerplant Repair:None
Bottled Oxygen:None
Bulk Oxygen:None
Transient Storage:Hanger,Tie-Down
Other Services:Crop Dusting

Based Aircraft

Single Engine GA:12

Annual Operations

For year ending:06/01/2017
Local GA (< 20 miles):5000
Non-local GA:600


Owner:Big Sandy/Ccjab
1026 Prairie Dog Lane
Big Sandy, Mt 59520
(406) 390-3910
Manager:Mark Reichelt
1026 Prairie Dog Lane
Big Sandy, Mt 59520



Runway 06/24

Length:3570 feet
by Owner on 02/04/2013
Width:60 feet
Surface:Asphalt / Bituminous Concrete, Excellent Condition
Classification (PCN):5 /F/D/Z/U, 5 , Flexible, Subgrade Strength Very Low (represents CBR <e; 4), Tire pressure Very Low (limited to 73 psi), Determined using Aircraft
Weight Capacity:Single Wheel aircraft: 12,000 lbs
Runway Lights Edge Intensity:Med Intensity
End 06 End 24
Runway Markings:Basic,Good ConditionBasic,Good Condition
Elevation at End:2689.7' MSL2697.2' MSL
Threshold Crossing Glide Path Height:30' AGL30' AGL
Visual Glide Path Angle:3.00°3.00°
Visual Glide Slope Indicator:2-light PAPI on left side of runway2-light PAPI on left side of runway
Objects: Road
Objects affecting Navigable Airspace (CFR part 77):Utility runway with a visual approachUtility runway with a visual approach
Object Clearance Slope:20:131:1
Object Height: 15' AGL
Object Distance: 670' Along centerline
0L/' Right of centerline

Runway 13/31

Length:2100 feet
by Owner on 02/04/2013
Width:100 feet
Surface:Grass / Sod, Good Condition
End 13 End 31
True Alignment:147,(136 Magnetic)327,(316 Magnetic)
Elevation at End:2697.0' MSL2698.5' MSL
Elevation at Touchdown Zone:2698.5' MSL2698.5' MSL
Pwr Ln Marked with Orange Balls.
Object Marking:Marked 
Objects affecting Navigable Airspace (CFR part 77):Utility runway with a visual approachUtility runway with a visual approach
Object Clearance Slope:22:143:1
Object Height:71' AGL15' AGL
Object Distance:1600' Along centerline
0L/' Right of centerline
650' Along centerline
0L/' Right of centerline



Additional Remarks

for Cd Contact Salt Lake ARTCC at 801-320-2568.

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