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Park River - W C Skjerven Field Airport

Park River, ND

Phone: 701-284-7303
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Attendance: Attended
For Attendant After Hrs Call 701-284-7804 Or City Police 701-284-6644.Year-round,Mon-Fri/0800-1700
Elevation:1,104 ft (336.5 m) (Surveyed)
Location:1.00 mi. W of Park River
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:(None)
Runways:04/22 (unpaved) , 13/31
Longest paved runway: 3101 ft
Fees:No data
  • METARs
  • TAFs
  • Satellite
  • Sectional

Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 5.95  (pump-service service)

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Runway 04/22

Dimensions:2499 x 100ft. / 761.7 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
041103.4ft. MSL
35° mag
42° true
0.6% down
No DataTrees, 150 ft Left of center, 41 ft high, 480 ft from end, 11:1 clearance slope
& Ry 22 Dalgt Boundary Markers; 3 Ft Metal Fixtures Red & White
221087.3ft. MSL
215° mag
222° true
0.6% up
No DataRoad, 150 ft Right of center, 14 ft high, 310 ft from end, 22:1 clearance slope
SW Also +20 Ft Pline 450 Ft From Thr on Cntrln Apch Ratio 22:1

Runway 13/31

Dimensions:3101 x 60ft. / 945.2 x 18.3mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 12000 lb
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in excellent conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
131104.3ft. MSL
126° mag
133° true
0.6% down
non-precisionvisual glide slope: 2-Light/Left-Side PAPI
Trees, 70 ft Left of center, 53 ft high, 1,250 ft from end, 19:1 clearance slope
311086.8ft. MSL
306° mag
313° true
0.6% up
non-precisionvisual glide slope: 2-Light/Left-Side PAPI
Fence, 130 ft Right of center, 3 ft high, 275 ft from end, 25:1 clearance slope

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
Park River Airport
  • $5.95
On field: N
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Services at this airport:

Engine Repair: MajorAirframe Repair: Major
Fuel: 100LL Low-Lead
Transportation: Courtesy Car

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    Operations & More Information

    Lat/Long:N48 23.6450' / W97 46.8467'
    Charts:NACO: Twin Cities Sectional
    Mag Var:07E (1985)
    ARTCC:Minneapolis (ZMP)
    FSS:Grand Forks (GFK)
    NOTAM Facility:GFK
    Approach/Departure Control Facility
    Pattern Altitude:Fixed Wing: 1900 MSL
    Wind Indicator:Lighted
    Seg. Circle:Yes
    Lighting:Pilot Activated Lighting:
    • low intensity: 5 clicks in 5 secs
    Actvt MIRL Ry 13/31 & PAPI Rys 13 & 31 - CTAF

    Aircraft & Activity

    Based GA Aircraft

    Single Engine:10
    Multi Engine:0

    Airport Activity

    GA Local:3,000
    GA Itinerant:1,200
    Air Taxi:200

    (12-month period ending on 11/9/2011)

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    Contact Addresses

    Owner:Airport Manager:
    Park River Airport AuthorityGlen Wharam
    109 South Harris AveBox 175
    Park River, ND 58270Park River, ND 58270
    701-284-7303 (Office) 701-284-7303 (Office)
    Mgrs Home Phone 701-284-7804 or Cell 331-1110
    George Walstad-Chrmn of Apt Auth