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Watford City Municipal Airport

Watford City, ND

Phone: (701) 570-2646
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Attendance: Attended
On Call Weekends And NightsYear-round,Mon-Fri/0800-1700
Elevation:2,111 ft (643.4 m) (Surveyed)
Location:1.00 mi. ESE of Watford City
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:RNAV, GPS
Runways:12/30, 18/36 (unpaved)
Longest paved runway: 4402 ft
Fees:No data
  • METARs
  • TAFs

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  • Satellite
  • Sectional

Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 5.05  (self serve service)
Jet-A$ 4.15  (self serve service)
100LL$ 5.05  (full serve service)
Jet-A$ 4.15  (full serve service)

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Runway 12/30

Dimensions:4402 x 75ft. / 1341.7 x 22.9mWeight 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
122059.3ft. MSL
126° mag
135° true
1.2% up
non-precisionvisual glide slope: 2-Light/Left-Side PAPI
Road, 150 ft Right of center, 17 ft high, 475 ft from end, 16:1 clearance slope
Also +306 Ft Twr 6600 Ft From Thr 4000 Ft Right of Cntrln Extdd
302111.1ft. MSL
306° mag
315° true
1.2% down
non-precisionvisual glide slope: 2-Light/Left-Side PAPI
Hill, 240 ft Left of center, 167 ft high, 3,800 ft from end, 21:1 clearance slope
+167'Hill Lgtd W/Obs Lgts

Runway 18/36

Dimensions:2401 x 150ft. / 731.8 x 45.7mWeight Bearing Cap:
Surface:turf, grass, sod, no surface treatment, in fair conditionRunway Edge Lights:
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
182057.4ft. MSL
189° mag
198° true
0.2% up
No Data18/36 Daylight Mrkers on Ends/Edges
362062.9ft. MSL
9° mag
18° true
0.2% down
No DataPower-Line, Both-Sides, 50 ft high, 1,800 ft from end, 36:1 clearance slope

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
Watford City Airport Authority
  • $5.05
  • $5.05
  • $4.15
  • $4.15
On field: NW
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Services at this airport:

Engine Repair: MinorAirframe Repair: Minor
Fuel: 100LL Low-Lead, Jet A
Transportation: Courtesy Car

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Operations & More Information

Lat/Long:N47 47.7950' / W103 15.3117'
Charts:NACO: Billings Sectional
Mag Var:09E (2010)
ARTCC:Salt Lake City (ZLC)
FSS:Grand Forks (GFK)
NOTAM Facility:GFK
Approach/Departure Control Facility
Pattern Altitude: No data provided. Assume 1000 AGL
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
Dusk-2200. Aft 2200 Actvt Rotg Bcn - CTAF MIRL Ry 12/30 Preset on Low Intst Dusk-2200; to Incr Intst - CTAF. Aft 2200 Actvt MIRL Ry 12/30 & PAPI Rys 12 & 30 - CTAF

Aircraft & Activity

Based GA Aircraft

Single Engine:26
Multi Engine:3

Airport Activity

GA Local:3,500
GA Itinerant:3,000
Air Taxi:750

(12-month period ending on 10/14/2016)

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Contact Addresses

Owner:Airport Manager:
Watford City Airport AuthorityLuke Taylor
Box 730Box 730
Watford City, ND 58854Watford City, ND 58854
(701) 570-2646 (Office) (701) 570-2646 (Office)
Additional Contact - Jeff Kummer: Phone 701-580-6501
Jeff Kummer Chrmn of Arpt Auth