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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:NW of Chewelah
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:
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 56' Fm Thr; 77' L, +14' Trees 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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Services at this airport:

Services: Camping on Field
Engine Repair: MinorAirframe Repair: Minor

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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:
Light Aircraft3085
Wind Indicator:Lighted
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:3,000
GA Itinerant:2,000
Air Taxi:

(12-month period ending on 12/31/2015)

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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)