Methow Valley State
Winthrop, Washington

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:S52
Lat/Lng:48.4249483333, -120.145885556
48-25-29.8140N, 120-08-45.1880W
Estimated by STATE on 06/13/2002
Elevation:1706 feetEstimatedby REGIONon 07/28/2005
Magnetic Variation:20E,(1985),[15E (2017)]
From City:3nmSE of Winthrop


Use:Open to the public
Ownership:Publicly owned
Control Tower:no
ARTCC:Seattle Center(ZSE)
FSS:Seattle FSS(SEA)
NOTAMs and Weather:SEANOTAM-D service at airport
Wind Indicator:Unlighted
Segmented Circle:yes
Lights:Activate MIRL Runway 13/31 - CTAF.
Beacon:Activate Rotating Beacon - CTAF.
Clear-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Landing Fee:no


UNICOM:122.800,Usda Forest Service Smoke Jump Base Unicom. Limited Advisories Related to Base Operations Mostly During Summer Fire Season.


Fuel:Grade 100LL Gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
100Ll and Jet a Available 24 Hrs. Located 100 Yards North of Smoke Jumper Base.
Airframe Repair:None
Powerplant Repair:None
Bottled Oxygen:None
Bulk Oxygen:None
Transient Storage:Tie-Down
Tie Downs Pilot Provided

Based Aircraft

Single Engine GA:7
Multi Engine GA:1

Annual Operations

For year ending:12/31/2014
Local GA (< 20 miles):300
Non-local GA:7000
Military Operations:50


Owner:Wsdot Aviation Division
7702 Terminal Street SW
Tumwater, Wa 98501-7264
(800) 552-0666
800 Number for Wa State Calls only.
Manager:G. Paul Wolf
7702 Terminal Street SW
Tumwater, Wa 98501-7264
(360) 618-2477



Runway 13/31

Length:5049 feet
by State on 06/13/2002
Width:75 feet
Surface:Asphalt / Bituminous Concrete, Good Condition
Weight Capacity:Single Wheel aircraft: 30,000 lbs
Runway Lights Edge Intensity:Med Intensity
End 13 End 31
Takeoff Run Available (TORA):5049 feet5049 feet
Takeoff Distance Available (TODA):5049 feet5049 feet
Accelerate-Stop Distance Available (ASDA):4749 feet4919 feet
Landing Distance Available (LDA):4619 feet4619 feet
Runway Markings:Basic,Good ConditionBasic,Good Condition
Displaced Threshold Distance:129'231'
Gradient:0.0 0.0
Elevation at End:1694.0' MSL 
Threshold Crossing Glide Path Height:43' AGL 
Visual Glide Path Angle:3.50° 
Visual Glide Slope Indicator:2-light PAPI on left side of runway 
Agri-Irrigation System
Objects affecting Navigable Airspace (CFR part 77):Utility runway with a visual approachUtility runway with a visual approach
Object Clearance Slope:0:1
Center Pivot Irrigation. Runway 13 Approach Slope 0:1 to +13' Service Road @ 0', 92' R from Displaced Threshold.
Center Pivot.
Runway 31 Approach Slope to Displaced +65 Ft Tree 538 Ft from Threshold, 39 Ft Right of Centerline.
Most Restrictive Tree.
Object Height:4' AGL39' AGL
Object Distance:200' Along centerline
175'Left and Right of centerline
Irrigation Center Pivot. Distance from End Varies from 200 Feet to 280 Feet from Runway End. Distance from Threshold Varies from 330 Feet to 410 Feet.
538' Along centerline
33'Left and Right of centerline
Multiple Trees. Distance from End Varies from 425 to 730 Feet from Runway End. Distance from Threshold 725 Feet to 1030 Feet.
Other Objects:+4' Fence, Road at 0'.Road 0' 125' L, Road 182', +5' Steel Post at 72', 80'L.



Additional Remarks

Mountainous Trrn Surrounds Airport.
Some Obstns in Primary and Transitional Sfcs.
Heavily Loaded Aircraft may be Making Straight out Departures and Long Final Approach All Dalgt Hrs to Incl Forest Fire Helibase Operations, may-Sep.
Pedestrians, Vehicles, and Animals on and in Vicinity of Runway.
Contact Wa State Aviation Division 360-709-8015 or 1-800-552-0666 Wa Area for Facility Info Prior to Use.
for Aircraft Accidents/Incidents Contact Wa State Emergency Operations Center 800-258-5990.

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