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Soldier Bar Airstrip

FAA Code: 85U Latitude: 45.0999142
Elevation: 4190 Longitude: -114.8009289

This is a difficult, often rough Forest Service airstrip in the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness. Water bars extend across the runway surface to mitigate water erosion. For those willing to brave the several-hundred feet of trail dropping into Big Creek, the airstrip provides access to excellent fishing. Watch for rattlesnakes.

Airstrip Location:
City Cascade
Manager Phone 208-634-0746
District Director John Davis
District Director Phone 208-867-4600
Airstrip Features:

Classification: Wild pdf

Primary Runway:
Id 7/25
Length 1650
Type Dirt
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

Management Plans

pdf Soldier Bar Management Plan

Soldier Bar Info Last Updated: October 24, 2019

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Bicycle Bicycles
Camping Camping
Water Potable water

Showers Showers
Stuck-N-Stay Stuck 'N Stay host
Weather Report Weather report
Webcam Webcam

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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