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U81 Cold Meadows USFS Airport
Cold Meadows Guard Station, Idaho, USA


FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 01 FEBRUARY 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: U81
Lat/Long: 45-17-36.6000N / 114-56-43.1000W
45-17.610000N / 114-56.718333W
45.2935000 / -114.9453056
(estimated)
Elevation: 7030 ft. / 2142.7 m (surveyed)
Variation: 17E (1985)
Time zone: UTC -7 (UTC -6 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 83677

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 08/1947
Control tower: no
ARTCC: SALT LAKE CITY CENTER
FSS: BOISE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: BOI (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATNDD
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: yes

Airport Communications

CTAF: 122.9

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
LKTr281/39.9SALMON VOR/DME113.5013E

Airport Services

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

Runway Information

Runway 16/34

Dimensions: 4550 x 90 ft. / 1387 x 27 m
CENTER 20 FT PORTION OF RY LENGTH IS DIRT.
Surface: turf/dirt, in fair condition
Runway edge markings: UNPAINTED ROCK BOUNDARY MARKERS.
Gradient: N
Operational restrictions: WHEN WIND CONDS PERMIT LND RY 34; DEP RY 16.
RUNWAY 16  RUNWAY 34
Latitude: 45-17.984333N45-17.236500N
Longitude: 114-56.748333W114-56.687333W
Elevation: 6966.0 ft.6941.0 ft.
Gradient: 0.5% UP
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Obstructions: 25 ft. trees, 10 ft. from runway, 10 ft. right of centerline
RY 16 +25 FT TREES AT 10 FT ON CNTRLN; +25 FT TREES AT 5 FT 50 FT L.
100 ft. hill, 450 ft. from runway, 4:1 slope to clear
125 FT RIDGE AT 350 FT & 200 FT L.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: U S FOREST SERVICE
324 25TH ST
OGDEN, UT 84401
Phone 801-625-5511
Manager: KRASSEL DISTRICT RANGER
500 NORTH MISSION ST.
MC CALL, ID 83638
Phone 208-634-0600

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft operations: avg 38/week *
50% transient general aviation
50% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 05 October 2015

Additional Remarks

NO WINTER MAINTENANCE.
VERY HIGH DENSITY ALT FACTOR DURING SUMMER MONTHS.
RODENT ACTIVITY ON AND INVOF ARPT.
BE ADVISED USFS RECOMMENDS LEFT TURNOUT DOWN COTTON WOOD CREEK AFTER DEPARTING RY 16.
NO TELEPHONE AVBL AT ARPT.
RY MAY BE SOFT IN EARLY SPRING.
RUBBER WATER BAR STRIPS ON RY.
BIG GAME ANIMALS AND LIVESTOCK ON & INVOF RY.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at U81.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KSMN - Lemhi County Airport (46 nm E)
KMYL - Mc Call Municipal Airport (55 nm SW)
KGIC - Idaho County Airport (63 nm NW)
6S5 - Ravalli County Airport (67 nm NE)
32S - Stevensville Airport (83 nm NE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 20-Feb-2018
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:0414:04
Sunrise07:3414:34
Sunset18:1301:13
Evening civil twilight18:4301:43

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  21-Feb-2018 00:31:05
Local (UTC-7)  20-Feb-2018 17:31:05
 
METAR
KSMN 
47nm E 
202356Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR M04/M17 A3002 RMK AO2 SLP223 T10391172 11033 21072 55001 FZRANO
TAF
KSMN 
47nm E 
201735Z 2018/2118 VRB03KT P6SM BKN050 FM202000 VRB03KT P6SM SCT060 FM210000 VRB03KT P6SM BKN070 FM210200 VRB03KT 6SM -SN BKN040 FM210800 VRB03KT P6SM BKN060
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