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Moose Creek USFS Airport Airstrip

FAA Code: 1U1 Latitude: 46.1207508
Elevation: 2454 Longitude: -114.9273333

Moose Creek is one of the Forest Service's best-maintained airstrips, located at the confluence of Moose Creek and the Selway River in the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness. In 2010, with the help of IAA volunteers, the Ranger District moved the recommended camping area from the west side of runway 01/19, where large, diseased trees pose a safety hazard, to the south end between the intersecting runways. The large wooden picnic tables were removed. Portable tables and firepans are available at the Ranger Station. Potable water also is available at the Ranger Station. Fishing usually is good in both Moose Creek and the Selway. No tie downs, no winter maintenance. 

Airstrip Location:
City Kooskia
Manager NEZPERCE FOREST, AIR US Forrest Service
Manager Phone 208-983-9571
District Director Bill Ables
District Director Phone 541-263-1327
Airstrip Features:

Classification: Primitive pdf
Windsock
CampingCamping
Potable WaterPotable Water

Primary Runway:
Id 1/19
Length 4100
Type Turf
pdf Runway Diagram

Stuck 'N Stay Emergency Accommodations

Emergency Accommodations Emergency overnight accommodations are available at this airstrip. See the Stuck 'N Stay Airstrip Host Directory

Pilot Reports

Observation Date: March 20, 2020
Stopped at Moose Cr. briefly on way out of Shearer on 3/20 with helicopter. Snow has mostly melted off right to edge of short runway 04/22. Surface appeared damp and most likely soft in places but no water or obvious mud. Long runway 01/19, which is closed, also had snow melted off most but not all of landing surface. That runway was showing some tracks and rutting on and adjacent to landing area so perhaps some inappropriate use taking place there this spring or last fall.

Moose Creek USFS Airport Info Last Updated: October 24, 2019

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Airstrip Features:

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Water Potable water

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Stuck-N-Stay Stuck 'N Stay host
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This information has been compiled from a number of sources. The status of airstrip facilities, conditions, available services, ownership, and managers are constantly changing. The Idaho Aviation Association assumes no responsibility for incomplete or inaccurate information contained herein.

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