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8U2 Schafer USFS Airport
Schafer, Montana, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 28 MARCH 2019

Location

FAA Identifier: 8U2
Lat/Long: 48-04-46.6000N / 113-14-42.0000W
48-04.776667N / 113-14.700000W
48.0796111 / -113.2450000
(estimated)
Elevation: 4856 ft. / 1480 m (estimated)
Variation: 18E (1985)
From city: 15 miles SE of SCHAFER, MT
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -7 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 59916

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 03/1945
Control tower: no
ARTCC: SALT LAKE CITY CENTER
FSS: GREAT FALLS FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: GTF (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATNDD
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: no

Airport Communications

CTAF: 122.9

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
FCAr084/38.1KALISPELL VOR/DME113.2018E

Airport Services

Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: NONE
Powerplant service: NONE
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 7/25

Dimensions: 3200 x 60 ft. / 975 x 18 m
Surface: turf, in fair condition
FIRST 400 FT OF RY 25 IS UNEVEN-BOUNCY-ROUGH.
Runway edge markings: RUNWAY CONE WIDTH MAY VARY. FIRST 2400 FT MARKED WITH WHITE CONES 200 FT APART.
RUNWAY 7  RUNWAY 25
Latitude: 48-04.764385N48-04.790493N
Longitude: 113-15.092488W113-14.307840W
Elevation: 4856.0 ft.4850.0 ft.
Gradient: 0.5%0.5%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 069 magnetic, 087 true249 magnetic, 267 true
Markings: NSTD, in good conditionNSTD, in good condition
Obstructions: 90 ft. trees, 161 ft. from runway, 67 ft. left of centerline, 1:1 slope to clear47 ft. trees, 179 ft. from runway, 120 ft. right of centerline, 3:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: U S FOREST SERVICE
FLATHEAD NATIONAL FOREST
KALISPELL, MT 59901
Phone 406-755-5401
Manager: DEB MUCKLOW, DIST RANGER
SPOTTED BEAR RANGER STATION
HUNGRY HORSE, MT 59919
Phone 406-758-5376
SUMMER PHONE 406-758-5376.

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft operations: avg 67/month *
62% transient general aviation
38% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 19 September 2016

Additional Remarks

LOW AREA NORTH SIDE OF RWY APROX 1100' FROM APP END RWY 25-USE CAUTION.
WATCH FOR HORSES OR BIG GAME ANIMALS ON RY.
TAKE OFF AND LAND RY 25 CONDITIONS PERMITTING.
TREES AND TERRAIN IN TRANS SURFACE BOTH SIDES OF RY FULL LENGTH.
PRIMARY PURPOSE OF A/S IS A TRAILHEAD FOR WILDERNESS AREAS.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at 8U2.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KGPI - Glacier Park International Airport (43 nm W)
8S1 - Polson Airport (44 nm SW)
KCII - Choteau Airport (46 nm E)
7S0 - Ronan Airport (46 nm SW)
KCTB - Cut Bank International Airport (47 nm NE)
 
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Aerial photo of 8U2 (Schafer USFS Airport)
Photo by Mark Andrews
Photo taken 19-Aug-2006

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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 18-Apr-2019
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:0512:05
Sunrise06:3812:38
Sunset20:2602:26
Evening civil twilight20:5902:59

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  18-Apr-2019 21:08:39
Local (UTC-6)  18-Apr-2019 15:08:39
 
METAR
KGPI 
43nm W 
182055Z 16008KT 10SM OVC050 12/02 A3021 RMK AO2 SLP237 60000 T01220022 58013
KCTB 
47nm NE 
182056Z AUTO 27025G33KT 10SM CLR 18/01 A3005 RMK AO2 PK WND 26034/2007 SLP172 T01780011 56014
TAF
KGPI 
43nm W 
181726Z 1818/1918 18009KT P6SM BKN080 FM191400 20008KT P6SM VCSH OVC050
KCTB 
47nm NE 
181720Z 1818/1918 26025G35KT P6SM SCT100 FM190500 24016G25KT P6SM SCT150 BKN250 WS020/26040KT FM191300 23020G30KT P6SM SCT250 WS020/26040KT
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