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Backus Municipal Airport

Backus, MN


Phone: (218) 831-1373
www.uslink.net/~flyaird
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Overview

Attendance: Attended
Tower:No
Elevation:1,355 ft (413.0 m) (Surveyed)
Location:1.00 mi. NE of Backus
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:(None)
Runways:15/33 (unpaved)
Runway length: 3588 ft
Fees:Hangar
 
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Runway 15/33

Dimensions:3588 x 135ft. / 1093.6 x 41.1mWeight Bearing Cap:
Surface:turf, grass, sod, no surface treatment, in poor conditionRunway Edge Lights:non-std
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
151353.0ft. MSL

0.2% down
No DataTrees, 114 ft Right of center, 60 ft high, 393 ft from end, 6:1 clearance slope
15/33 Mkd with Yellow Plastic Cones
331346.0ft. MSL

0.2% up
No Data

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
Air D, Inc.
  • Rentals
  • Flight Training
On field: CTR
46.824026-94.507227
800-920-2473
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    Operations & More Information

    Lat/Long:N46 49.6142' / W94 30.4332'
    Charts:NACO: Twin Cities Sectional
    Mag Var:04E (1985)
    ARTCC:Minneapolis (ZMP)
    FSS:Princeton (PNM)
    1-800-WXBRIEF
    NOTAM Facility:PNM
    Approach/Departure Control Facility
    Pattern Altitude:Fixed Wing: 2130 MSL
    Wind Indicator:Lighted
    Seg. Circle:No
    Lighting:No data

    Aircraft & Activity

    Based GA Aircraft

    Single Engine:7
    Multi Engine:1
    Jets:
    Helicopters:
    Gliders:
    Ultralights:

    Airport Activity

    GA Local:4,000
    GA Itinerant:2,400
    Commercial:
    Air Taxi:
    Military:

    (12-month period ending on 10/31/2014)

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    Contact Addresses

    Owner:Airport Manager:
    City of BackusCraig Taylor
    Po Box 441633 24th Ave Sw
    Backus, MN 56435Backus, MN 56435
    218-947-3221 (Office) (218) 831-1373 (Office)