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Upper Loon Creek Airstrip

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

IAA District 6 - Director Mike Hart 208-528-7672 mike@comdesigns.com. 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 diadlld@aol.com.

Airstrip Location:
Operational Status OPEN
City Challis
County Custer
Manager MIDDLE FORK DIST RAN USFS
Manager Phone (208) 879-4102
Airstrip Features:
Windsock: Yes
Segmented Circle: Yes
Beacon: No
Bicycle RentalBike Rental: No
CampingCamping: No
Potable WaterPotable Water: No
ShowersShowers: No
Primary Runway:
Id 4/22
Length 2500
Width 75
Type Turf-Gravel
Condition Fair
pdf Runway Diagram
Secondary Runway:
Id
Length 0
Width 0
Type N/A
Condition

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.

Upper Loon Creek Info Last Updated: February 15, 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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