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U68 North Big Horn County Airport
Cowley/Lovell/Byron, Wyoming, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 09 NOVEMBER 2017

Location

FAA Identifier: U68
Lat/Long: 44-54-42.0000N / 108-26-43.8000W
44-54.700000N / 108-26.730000W
44.9116667 / -108.4455000
(estimated)
Elevation: 4093.5 ft. / 1247.7 m (surveyed)
Variation: 11E (2015)
From city: 2 miles N of central business district of the associated city
(2 MILES N OF COWLEY.)
Time zone: UTC -7 (UTC -6 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 82420

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 11/1937
Control tower: no
ARTCC: SALT LAKE CITY CENTER
FSS: CASPER FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: CPR (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: IRREG
ATTENDANCE IS PERIODIC AND UNSCHEDULED; PHONE AHEAD FOR SVCS. FOR ATTENDANT AFT HRS CALL 307-548-6236.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT MIRL RY 09/27 AND PAPI RYS 09 & 27 AND REIL RY 9 & 27- 122.8.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX AWOS-3: 119.925 (307-548-2560)
WX AWOS-3 at POY (15 nm W): 119.275 (307-754-7093)
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY SALT LAKE ARTCC ON FREQS 133.25/285.6(LOVELL RCAG).

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
CODr038/28.2CODY VOR/DME111.8014E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
COWLEYat field25711EHCY .... -.-. -.--
POWELL068/14.734411EPOY .--. --- -.--
GREYBULL317/28.627510EGEY --. . -.--

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL
FUEL 24 HR CREDIT CARD SVC AVBL.
Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: NONE
Powerplant service: NONE
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 9/27

Dimensions: 5200 x 75 ft. / 1585 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 12.5
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 9  RUNWAY 27
Latitude: 44-54.841363N44-54.608768N
Longitude: 108-27.207205W108-26.048423W
Elevation: 4083.4 ft.4093.5 ft.
Gradient: 0.2%0.2%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 095 magnetic, 106 true275 magnetic, 286 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 8 ft. hill, 315 ft. from runway, 90 ft. right of centerline, 14:1 slope to clear91 ft. hill, 3673 ft. from runway, 40 ft. left of centerline, 38:1 slope to clear

Runway 16/34

Dimensions: 1866 x 65 ft. / 569 x 20 m
Surface: dirt, in good condition
Runway edge markings: 16/34 RWY END DELINATED BY +1' CONES.
RUNWAY 16  RUNWAY 34
Latitude: 44-54.782583N44-54.479000N
Longitude: 108-27.049898W108-26.984820W
Elevation: 4080.9 ft.4083.2 ft.
Gradient: 0.3%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 161 magnetic, 172 true341 magnetic, 352 true
Markings: none, in good conditionnone, in good condition
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: BIG HORN COUNTY
BOX 29
BASIN, WY 82410
Phone 307-568-2551
Manager: CARL MEYER
P. O. BOX 29, PO BOX 31
COWLEY, WY 82410
Phone 307-568-2551

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 13
Single engine airplanes: 12
Helicopters: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 67/week *
86% local general aviation
9% transient general aviation
5% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 30 June 2015

Additional Remarks

RY 16/34 SOFT WHEN WET.
REFLECTIVE MKRS MARK ENTRANCE TO TWY & TURNAROUND.

Instrument Procedures

NOTE: All procedures below are presented as PDF files. If you need a reader for these files, you should download the free Adobe Reader.

NOT FOR NAVIGATION. Please procure official charts for flight.
FAA instrument procedures published for use between 9 November 2017 at 0901Z and 7 December 2017 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 09   download (286KB)
NDB RWY 09   download (258KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (238KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KPOY - Powell Municipal Airport (15 nm W)
KGEY - South Big Horn County Airport (28 nm SE)
KCOD - Yellowstone Regional Airport (34 nm SW)
6S8 - Laurel Municipal Airport (49 nm N)
KBIL - Billings Logan International Airport (54 nm N)
 
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Aerial photo
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Aerial photo of U68 (North Big Horn County Airport)
Photo by Ray Fey
Taken in 2004
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 24-Nov-2017
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:5213:52
Sunrise07:2414:24
Sunset16:3723:37
Evening civil twilight17:0900:09

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  24-Nov-2017 07:04:37
Local (UTC-7)  24-Nov-2017 00:04:37
 
METAR
KU68 240655Z AUTO 20013G19KT 10SM CLR 08/M10 A2967 RMK AO2
KPOY 
15nm W 
240655Z AUTO 24010G21KT 10SM CLR 12/M01 A2970 RMK AO2
TAF
KCOD 
34nm SW 
240524Z 2406/2506 26015G25KT P6SM SCT080 FM241200 36012KT P6SM VCSH BKN040 FM241500 34008KT P6SM -SHRA BKN030 FM241800 VRB05KT P6SM SCT030 BKN060 FM250000 19006KT P6SM SCT080 AMD LTD TO CLD VIS AND WIND
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
North Big Horn County Airport 307-548-6236
307-568-2551
[email]
Aviation fuel, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Pilots lounge / snooze room, Public telephone, Restrooms

More info about North Big Horn County Airport
Phillips 66
100LL
SS $4.90 
 Updated 17-Nov-2017
 
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