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Big Sandy Airport

Big Sandy, MT


Phone: 406-378-2361
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Overview

Attendance: Attended
On Call/On Call/On Call
Tower:No
Elevation:2,699 ft (822.7 m) (Estimated)
Location:1.00 mi. S of Big Sandy
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:(None)
Runways:06/24, 13/31 (unpaved)
Longest paved runway: 3570 ft
Fees:Hangar
 
  • METARs
  • TAFs
  • Satellite
  • Sectional

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Runway 06/24

Dimensions:3570 x 60ft. / 1088.1 x 18.3mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 12500 lb
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in excellent conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
062689.7ft. MSL

0.2% up
basicvisual glide slope: 2-Light/Left-Side PAPI
242696.3ft. MSL

0.2% down
basicvisual glide slope: 2-Light/Left-Side PAPI

Runway 13/31

Dimensions:2400 x 100ft. / 731.5 x 30.5mWeight Bearing Cap:
Surface:turf, grass, sod, no surface treatment, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
132699.1ft. MSL
131° mag
147° true
0.0% down
No DataPower-Line, 250 ft Both-Sides of center, 71 ft high, 1,290 ft from end, 16:1 clearance slope
Rwy 13 Power Line Marked with Orange Balls
312698.5ft. MSL
311° mag
327° true
0.0% up
No Data

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
Bears Paw Aviation
  • Fuel
On field: SE
UNICOM: 122.9
406-378-2629
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Services at this airport:

Services: Camping on Field

Fuel: 100LL Low-Lead
Transportation: Courtesy Car

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    Operations & More Information

    Lat/Long:N48 9.8160' / W110 6.8520'
    Charts:NACO: Great Falls Sectional
    Mag Var:16E (1985)
    ARTCC:Salt Lake City (ZLC)
    FSS:Great Falls (GTF)
    1-800-WXBRIEF
    NOTAM Facility:GTF
    Approach/Departure Control Facility
    Pattern Altitude:Fixed Wing: 3500 MSL
    Wind Indicator:Lighted
    Seg. Circle:Yes
    Lighting:Pilot Activated Lighting:
    • high intensity: 7 clicks in 5 secs
    • medium intensity: 5 clicks in 5 secs
    • low intensity: 3 clicks in 5 secs
    Actvt MIRL Ry 06/24 - CTAF

    Aircraft & Activity

    Based GA Aircraft

    Single Engine:17
    Multi Engine:0
    Jets:0
    Helicopters:0
    Gliders:
    Ultralights:

    Airport Activity

    GA Local:5,000
    GA Itinerant:600
    Commercial:
    Air Taxi:50
    Military:

    (12-month period ending on 8/29/2014)

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    Contact Addresses

    Owner:Airport Manager:
    Big Sandy/CcjabMark Reichert
    1026 Prairie Dog Lane1026 Prairie Dog Lane
    Big Sandy, MT 59520Big Sandy, MT 59520
    (406) 390-3910 (Office) 406-378-2361 (Office)