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Sand Canyon Airport

Chewelah, WA

Phone: 509-936-2239
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Attendance: Not Attended
Elevation:2,084 ft (635.2 m) (Estimated)
Location:2.00 mi. N of Chewelah
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:(None)
Runway length: 3446 ft
Fees:Tiedown, Hangar
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Runway 17/35

Dimensions:3446 x 48ft. / 1050.3 x 14.6mWeight Bearing Cap:
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
17No Data
basicvisual glide slope: 2-Light/Right-Side PAPI
230' Disp Threshold
Tree, 63 ft Right of center, 11 ft high, 275 ft from end, 6:1 clearance slope
3' Ditch +1' to +3' Rocks & Rd 2' Fm Thr; +8' Trees 100-200' Fm Thr Rwy 17 Apch Slope 50:1 to Dsplcd Thr
35No Data
No Databasicvisual glide slope: 2-Light/Left-Side PAPI
101' Disp Threshold

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    Operations & More Information

    Lat/Long:N48 18.8448' / W117 44.6034'
    Charts:NACO: Seattle Sectional
    Mag Var:20E (1985)
    ARTCC:Seattle (ZSE)
    FSS:Seattle (SEA)
    NOTAM Facility:SEA
    Approach/Departure Control Facility
    Pattern Altitude:Fixed Wing: 3085 MSL
    Wind Indicator:Present (unlit)
    Seg. Circle:Yes
    Lighting:Pilot Activated Lighting:
    • high intensity: 3 clicks in 5 secs
    Actvt MIRL Ry 17/35 - CTAF. PAPI Ry 17 and Ry 35 Oper Continuously

    Aircraft & Activity

    Based GA Aircraft

    Single Engine:16
    Multi Engine:1

    Airport Activity

    GA Local:6,500
    GA Itinerant:4,500
    Air Taxi:

    (12-month period ending on 6/28/2010)

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    Contact Addresses

    Owner:Airport Manager:
    City of ChewelahDave Gilbert
    Po Box 258Po Box 258
    Chewelah, WA 99109Chewelah, WA 99109
    509-935-8311 (Office) 509-936-2239 (Office)