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Wilson Bar Airstrip

FAA Code: C48 Latitude: 45.3966667
Elevation: 2275 Longitude: -115.4833333

IAA District 2 - Director Bill Ables (541) 263-1327 The FAA has assigned Wilson Bar the identifier code C48. Actual airstrip length is 1,470 feet. Pilots should be aware that another popular airstrip, MacKay Bar, is only two miles downstream.

Airstrip Location:
Operational Status OPEN
City Warren
County Idaho
Manager Willy Acton
Manager Phone 208-983-9571
Airstrip Features:
Windsock: Yes
Segmented Circle: No
Beacon: No
Bicycle RentalBike Rental: No
CampingCamping: No
Potable WaterPotable Water: No
ShowersShowers: No
Primary Runway:
Id 6/24
Length 1500
Width 50
Type Turf
Condition Fair
pdf Runway Diagram
Secondary Runway:
Length 0
Width 0
Type N/A

Pilot Reports

Observation Date: November 11, 2018
There is a hazardous 6' long rut 8" wide and 6" deep located at midfield right on centerline.This hazard is definitely deep enough to damage landing gear.

Observation Date: February 26, 2019
A NOTAM (Number 02/637)has been issued as a means to help inform pilots of the rutting and rough surface conditions mid field at the Wilson Bar Airstrip(C48). A work party will go in late winter or early spring to maintain the runway once field conditions permit the repair. Please call Willy Acton ( Nez Perce-Clearwater NF Forest Aviation Officer) at 208-507-0942 with any questions or if you have and interest in participating in a work party this spring to help with the maintenance of the airstrip.

Management Plans

pdf Wilson Bar Management Plan

Airstrip Classification: WILD

Airstrips may have basic navigation aids such as windsock and runway markers and limited or no user facilities. Typically located in the remotest settings away from roads and communities.
Maintenance: Clear hazardous vegetation from approaches, remove obstacles, treat noxious weeds and maintain useable airstrip surface.

Wilson Bar Info Last Updated: February 15, 2019

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Water Potable water

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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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