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Chamberlain Basin Airstrip

FAA Code: U79 Latitude: 45.3790783
Elevation: 5765 Longitude: -115.1967797

IAA District 2 - Director Bill Ables (541) 263-1327 Once one of Idaho's most popular airstrips, Chamberlain lost that status after camping amenities were removed and several major fires ravaged the area. The Forest Service still is trying to find a solution to the drainage problem at the intersection of the two runways. Wilderness camping is available at several sites adjacent to the main runway.

Airstrip Location:
Operational Status OPEN
City McCall
County Valley
Manager KRASSEL DISTRICT RAN US
Manager Phone 208-634-0600
Airstrip Features:
Windsock: Yes
Segmented Circle: No
Beacon: No
Bicycle RentalBike Rental: No
CampingCamping: Yes
Potable WaterPotable Water: No
ShowersShowers: No
Primary Runway:
Id 07/25
Length 4100
Width 200
Type Turf-Dirt
Condition Fair
pdf Runway Diagram
Secondary Runway:
Id 15/33
Length 2700
Width 140
Type Turf-Dirt
Condition Rough

Management Plans

pdf Chamberlain Basin Management Plan

Airstrip Classification: PRIMITIVE

Airstrips have basic navigational aids such as windsocks and runway markers and some limited user facilities. Typically located in remote settings but may be accessed by low-standard road.
Maintenance: Clear hazardous vegetation from approaches, remove obstacles, treat noxious weeds, and maintain airstrip surface.

Chamberlain Basin Info Last Updated: October 9, 2018

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Bicycle Bike rentals
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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