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Big Creek Airstrip

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

IAA District 3 - Director Joe Grubiak 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:
Operational Status OPEN
City Yellow Pine
County Valley
Manager Dan Conner
Manager Phone 208-334-8893
Airstrip Features:
Windsock: Yes
Segmented Circle: Yes
Beacon: No
Bicycle RentalBike Rental: No
CampingCamping: Yes
Potable WaterPotable Water: Yes
ShowersShowers: Yes
Primary Runway:
Id 1/19
Length 3550
Width 110
Type Turf
Condition Smooth
pdf Runway Diagram
Secondary Runway:
Length 0
Width 0
Type N/A

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

Airstrip Classification: DEVELOPED

Airstrips have basic navigational aids and some additional services such as restrooms or camping facilities. May have road access to nearby attractions. Typically located in areas of high use, often in remote settings, but may be accessed by improved roads.
Maintenance: Clear hazardous vegetation from approaches, remove obstacles, blade, mow, water, treat invasive and noxious weeds, and make spot improvements regularly to maintain improved airstrip surface.

Big Creek Info Last Updated: October 3, 2018

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Bicycle Bike rentals
Camping Camping
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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