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Backus Municipal Airport

Backus, MN

Phone: (218) 831-1373
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Attendance: Attended
Elevation:1,355 ft (413.0 m) (Surveyed)
Location:1.00 mi. NE of Backus
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:
Runways:15/33 (unpaved)
Runway length: 3588 ft
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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, 122 ft Right of center, 58 ft high, 34 ft from end
15/33 Mkd with Yellow Plastic Cones
331346.0ft. MSL

0.2% up
No DataTrees, 75 ft Left of center, 53 ft high, 943 ft from end, 17:1 clearance slope

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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)
NOTAM Facility:PNM
Approach/Departure Control Facility
Pattern Altitude:
Light Aircraft2130
Wind Indicator:Lighted
Seg. Circle:No
Lighting:No data

Aircraft & Activity

Based GA Aircraft

Single Engine:7
Multi Engine:1

Airport Activity

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

(12-month period ending on 7/31/2017)

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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)