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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 County Sheriff 701-352-2041.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:
Runways:04/22 (unpaved) , 13/31
Longest paved runway: 3101 ft
Fees:No data
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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, Both-Sides, 52 ft high, 720 ft from end, 13:1 clearance slope
221087.3ft. MSL
215° mag
222° true
0.6% up
No DataRoad, 140 ft Right of center, 14 ft high, 300 ft from end, 21:1 clearance slope
SW Also +23 Ft Pline 580 Ft From Thr on Cntrln Apch Ratio 25:1. 2 Ft Small Brush and 3 Ft Ditch 50 Ft Fm Thrshld

Runway 13/31

Dimensions:3101 x 60ft. / 945.2 x 18.3mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 12000 lb
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in good 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, 80 ft Right of center, 56 ft high, 1,250 ft from end, 18:1 clearance slope
311086.8ft. MSL
306° mag
313° true
0.6% up
non-precisionvisual glide slope: 2-Light/Left-Side PAPI
Fence, Both-Sides, 4 ft high, 385 ft from end, 46:1 clearance slope

Business/Service Information

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

Engine Repair: MajorAirframe Repair: Major
Fuel: 100LL Low-Lead

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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: No data provided. Assume 1000 AGL
Wind Indicator:Lighted
Seg. Circle:Yes
Lighting:Pilot Activated Lighting:
    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:3,500
    GA Itinerant:1,600
    Air Taxi:200

    (12-month period ending on 3/18/2016)

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    Contact Addresses

    Owner:Airport Manager:
    Park River Airport AuthorityGlen Wharam
    P.O. Box 175P.O. Box 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