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Big Creek Airstrip

FAA Code: U60 Latitude: 45.1332431
Elevation: 5743 Longitude: -115.3217789

Big Creek was a popular destination for pilots seeking food and lodging until the lodge burned in 2008.  Big Creek lodge in Idaho back country has risen from the ashes and is now open to visitors as of Aug 2018.  To make reservations to stay at this beautiful lodge go to  The well-kept, state airstrip continues to be used by those who have cabins in the area and by others who want to camp in the adjacent campground at the south end of the airstrip. Potable water, fire rings, tables and a vaulted toilet are available at the campground.

Airstrip Location:
City Yellow Pine
Manager Dan Conner
Manager Phone 208-334-8893
District Director John Davis
District Director Phone 208-867-4600
Airstrip Features:

Classification: Developed pdf
Segmented Circle
Potable WaterPotable Water

Primary Runway:
Id 1/19
Length 3550
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

Big Creek Live Webcams

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Big Creek Weather Reports

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Management Plans

pdf Standard Operating Procedure

Big Creek Info Last Updated: October 24, 2019

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Airstrip Features:

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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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