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Big Sandy Airport

Big Sandy, MT

Phone: 406-378-2361
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Attendance: Attended
On Call/On Call/On Call
Elevation:2,699 ft (822.7 m) (Estimated)
Location:1.00 mi. S of Big Sandy
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:
Runways:06/24, 13/31 (unpaved)
Longest paved runway: 3570 ft
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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:2100 x 100ft. / 640.1 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
132697.0ft. MSL
131° mag
147° true
0.1% up
No DataRwy 13 Power Line Marked with Orange Balls
312698.5ft. MSL
311° mag
327° true
0.1% down
No Data

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
Big Sandy Airport
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On field: E
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Services: Camping on Field

Fuel: 100LL Low-Lead

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Operations & More Information

Lat/Long:N48 9.8062' / W110 6.8570'
Charts:NACO: Great Falls Sectional
Mag Var:16E (1985)
ARTCC:Salt Lake City (ZLC)
FSS:Great Falls (GTF)
NOTAM Facility:GTF
Approach/Departure Control Facility
Pattern Altitude:
Light Aircraft3500
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:14
Multi Engine:0

Airport Activity

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

(12-month period ending on 6/1/2017)

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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)