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Upper Loon Creek Airstrip

FAA Code: U72 Latitude: 44.5915781
Elevation: 5500 Longitude: -114.8231433

The road adjacent to the airstrip is a corridor through the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness. Wilderness rules apply either side of the road. A fully developed campground lies about a half mile downstream from the airstrip. Fishing can be good in Loon Creek. Hot springs are located about five miles downstream. The Diamond D guest ranch is about three miles upstream. They will pick you up at the airstrip. For information or reservations 208-861-9206, or email  Webcams are not located at the airstrip - they are at  the Diamond D due to availability of wi-fi there.

Airstrip Location:
City Challis
Manager Middle Fork Dist Ranger USFS
Manager Phone 208-879-4102
District Director Mike Hart
District Director Phone 208-528-7672
Airstrip Features:

Classification: Primitive pdf
Segmented Circle

Primary Runway:
Id 4/22
Length 2500
Type Turf
pdf Runway Diagram

Upper Loon Creek Live Webcams

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Upper Loon Creek Info Last Updated: October 24, 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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