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Cougar Ranch Airstrip

FAA Code: D47 Latitude: 44.740674
Elevation: 4277 Longitude: -114.919384

Runway is beside the Middle Fork of the Salmon River, across from Mahoney Creek airstrip. The preferred landing direction is upstream, and takeoff downstream.  There is a 10’ berm beside the turnaround at the upstream end. If you choose to take off upstream, you’ll need to gain a little altitude and veer right to avoid the berm.  If you land downstream, you’ll have to take care to avoid clipping the berm. The landing will be slightly downhill.  There are picnic shade covers and an outdoor toilet.


Area: Historic Cougar Ranch cabin, built in 1905, mostly in original condition. Please leave the artifacts for others to enjoy.

Airstrip Location:
City Challis, ID
Manager Tom Curet
Manager Phone 208-756-2271
District Director John Davis
District Director Phone 208-867-4600
Airstrip Features:

Classification: Primitive pdf
Windsock

Primary Runway:
Id 02/20
Length 1400
Width 20
Type Dirt

Cougar Ranch Info Last Updated: December 13, 2019

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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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