Smiley Creek

Airport Identifier:

U87

Elevation:

7206

Latitude:

43.9121389

Longitude:

-114.7960556

This is another of the Idaho Division of Aeronautics' well-maintained airstrips, complete with caretaker and 2 courtesy cars ($5 per day and 30-cents per mile). The airstrip campground provides tables, stoves, showers, potable water and flush toilets. Caretaker is Bruce Fuller. Phone (208) 774-2984 Food, lodging and supplies are available at a lodge 500 yards west of the airstrip.  Caretaker Start/End Dates: May 22rd to Sep 16th

AIRPORT SPOTLIGHT (courtesy of Dan Conner the Idaho Division of Aeronautics)

 

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Airstrip Features:

Camping

Potable Water

Showers

Windsock

Segmented Circle

Classification:

Developed Classification

Airstrips have basic navigational aids and some additional services such as restrooms or camping facilities. May have road access to nearby attractions. Typically located in areas of high use, often in remote settings but maybe accessed by improved roads.

Primary Runway:

14

Length:

4900

Type:


Stuck 'N Stay Emergency Accommodations

IAA Member Hosts

Member Name

Bruce McLean

707-307-3436
[email protected]

Walking distance from Smiley Creek Airport (U87), 1/3 mile up Smiley Creek Road. 3bdr 2-bath house available (if not rented) for anyone stuck. Please text at 707-307-3436 (wifi avail at airport!). Walking distance to Smiley Creek Lodge for food, meals and supplies.

Member Name

Charles Schabacker

208-320-1539
[email protected]
Jerome
Ketchum

Airstrip Manager:

Dan Conner
208-334-8893

District:

#4 Magic Valley

District Director:

Kerry Requa

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