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  • 5602 msl
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Custer County Airport

Custer, SD

Phone: 605-673-3874
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Attendance: Attended
Elevation:5,602 ft (1,707.5 m) (Estimated)
Location:2.00 mi. SW of Custer
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:(None)
Runway length: 5513 ft
  • METARs
  • TAFs
  • Satellite
  • Sectional

Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 5.03  (self serve service)
Jet-A$ 4.02  (self serve service)

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Runway 08/26

Dimensions:5513 x 60ft. / 1680.4 x 18.3mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 12500 lb
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
085619.7ft. MSL

1.3% down
basicvisual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
265549.1ft. MSL

1.3% up
basicvisual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
Trees, Both-Sides, 60 ft high, 1,500 ft from end, 21:1 clearance slope

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
Custer County
  • $5.03
  • $4.02
On field: S
UNICOM: 122.8
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Services at this airport:

Services: Camping on Field
Engine Repair: MajorAirframe Repair: Major
Fuel: 100LL Low-Lead, Jet A

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    Operations & More Information

    Lat/Long:N43 44.0193' / W103 37.1664'
    Charts:NACO: Cheyenne Sectional
    Mag Var:11E (1985)
    ARTCC:Denver (ZDV)
    FSS:Huron (HON)
    NOTAM Facility:CUT
    Approach/Departure Control Facility
    Pattern Altitude:Fixed Wing: 6400 MSL
    Wind Indicator:Lighted
    Seg. Circle:Yes
    Lighting:Pilot Activated Lighting:
    • high intensity: 7 clicks in 7 secs
    • medium intensity: 5 clicks in 5 secs
    • low intensity: 3 clicks in 3 secs
    Activate MIRL Rwy 08/26 and PAPI Rwy 08 and Rwy 26 - CTAF Airport Beacon Obscured Radials 200-260

    Aircraft & Activity

    Based GA Aircraft

    Single Engine:17
    Multi Engine:1

    Airport Activity

    GA Local:3,200
    GA Itinerant:550
    Air Taxi:

    (12-month period ending on 4/23/2014)

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    Contact Addresses

    Owner:Airport Manager:
    Custer CountyMark Stites
    420 Mt Rushmore Rd12220 Aviation Way
    Custer, SD 57730Custer, SD 57730
    605-673-4824 (Office) 605-673-3874 (Office)