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Big Bar Airstrip

FAA Code: K1DA Latitude: 45.5345778
Elevation: 1236 Longitude: -116.5309167

IAA volunteers have been making improvements to this short airstrip during the last few years. The grass and dirt runway surface is in good condition by backcountry standards. In keeping with an agreement with administrators of the Hells Canyon National Recreation area, the volunteers assemble an outhouse in the fall and disassemble it in the spring so that river users don't see it during the summer boating season.  Dispersed camping at unimproved sites.  Take a 3.5 mile hike down river to visit the USFS Kirkwood Museum Complex.

Airstrip Location:
City Lucile
Manager USFS Wallowa-Whitman
Manager Phone 541-426-4556
District Director Bill Ables
District Director Phone 541-263-1327
Airstrip Features:

Classification: Wild pdf
Windsock
CampingCamping

Primary Runway:
Id 17
Length 1203
Type Other
pdf Runway Diagram

Big Bar Info Last Updated: June 12, 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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