Three Forks
Three Forks, Montana

FAA NFDC Information Effective 56-day cycle 11/09/2017 - 1/4/2018

Ops Comms Services Owner Runways IFR Procs Current NOTAMs Remarks


FAA Identifier:9S5
Lat/Lng:45.8781111111, -111.569444444
45-52-41.2000N, 111-34-10.0000W
Estimated by 3RD PARTY SURVEY on 02/25/2014
Elevation:4089 feetSurveyedby 3RD PARTY SURVEYon 02/25/2014
Magnetic Variation:16E,(1985),[12E (2017)]
From City:1nmSE of Three Forks


Use:Open to the public
Airspace Analysis:NOT ANALYZED
Airport Estab Prior to 1959.
Ownership:Publicly owned
Control Tower:no
ARTCC:Salt Lake City Center(ZLC)
FSS:Great Falls FSS(GTF)
NOTAMs and Weather:GTFNOTAM-D service at airport
Wind Indicator:Lighted
Segmented Circle:yes
Lights:Activate MIRL Runway 02/20; PAPI Runways 02 & 20 - CTAF.
Beacon:Sunset-Sunrise (local time)
Clear-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Landing Fee:no


UNICOM:122.800,Automated Unicom.


Fuel:Grade 100LL Gasoline (low lead blue)
Fuel 24 Hour Credit Card Service Available.
Airframe Repair:Major
Powerplant Repair:Major
Bottled Oxygen:None
Bulk Oxygen:None
Transient Storage:Hanger,Tie-Down
Other Services:Crop Dusting, Pilot Instruction, Parachute Jump Activity

Based Aircraft

Single Engine GA:23
Helicopter GA:1
Ultralight Activity on & in Vicinity of Airport.

Annual Operations

For year ending:08/21/2017
Local GA (< 20 miles):5400
Non-local GA:3000
Military Operations:1000


Owner:Gallatin County
311 West Main Rm 306
Bozeman, Mt 59715
Manager:David Boyd
P.O. Box 978
Three Forks, Mt 59752
Alternate Phone (406) 581-6308



Runway 02/20

Length:5099 feet
Width:60 feet
Surface:Asphalt / Bituminous Concrete, Good Condition
Weight Capacity:Single Wheel aircraft: 12,000 lbs
Runway Lights Edge Intensity:Med Intensity
End 02 End 20
Runway Markings:Basic,Good ConditionBasic,Good Condition
Gradient:0.3 0.3
Elevation at End:4089.2' MSL4080.7' MSL
Elevation at Touchdown Zone:4089.4' MSL4087.1' MSL
Threshold Crossing Glide Path Height:24' AGL25' 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 affecting Navigable Airspace (CFR part 77):Utility runway with a visual approachUtility runway with a visual approach
Object Clearance Slope:20:120:1



Additional Remarks

Occasional Aerobatic Maneuvers in Vicinity of Airport.
Upon Departure, All Aircraft Must Reach 500 Ft Altitude Prior to Making Any Turns.

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