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Garden Valley Airstrip

FAA Code: U88 Latitude: 44.0669444
Elevation: 3177 Longitude: -115.9312778

IAA District 3 - Director Joe Grubiak 208-514-9258 This airstrip is a popular fly-in picnic and camping spot because of its location near Boise and its excellent maintenance by the Idaho Division of Aeronautics. Camping facilities include shelters, tables, fire places, toilets and showers. During the open season (spring through fall), Aeronautics provides a full time caretaker and courtesy pickup truck ($5 per day, 30-cents per mile). Caretaker is Annie Wade. Shop phone is (208)462-6036.

Airstrip Location:
Operational Status OPEN
City Garden Valley
County Boise
Manager Dan Conner
Manager Phone 208-334-8893
Airstrip Features:
Windsock: Yes
Segmented Circle: Yes
Beacon: No
Bicycle RentalBike Rental: Yes
CampingCamping: Yes
Potable WaterPotable Water: Yes
ShowersShowers: Yes
Primary Runway:
Id 10/28
Length 3850
Width 125
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

Garden Valley Live Webcams

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Garden Valley Weather Reports

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Upcoming Events at Garden Valley Airstrip

June 15, 2019 - Treasure Valley Chapter Garden Valley (U88) Father's Day Potluck

Camp-out and join the potluck BBQ; bring something to cook and something to share.  Griddles and grills provided. Annual Treasure Valley Chapter fundraiser breakfast on Sunday the 16th.

For more information, contact: John Davis
Phone: 208-898-9722

June 16, 2019 - Treasure Valley Chapter Garden Valley (U88) Father's Day Breakfast
7-10 am

Annual Treasure Valley Chapter fundraiser breakfast - $10 per person.  Try Chef Jerry's latest dish, along with delicious beer batter pancakes and all the fixens'. Camp out the night before and join the potluck BBQ.

For more information, contact: John Davis
Phone: 208-898-9722

Pilot Reports

Observation Date: March 30, 2019
West end of the strip is dry and hard. Middle to east end of the strip is wet and the surface is soft, but the underlying structure is firm.

Management Plans

pdf Standard Operating Procedure

Airstrip Classification: COMMUNITY

Airstrips may have additional navigational aids and radio service and other services associated with proximity to communities or other attractions. Typically located near a community with access to full-service roads and close to some development.
Maintenance: Clear vegetation, remove obstacles, blade, mow, treat, fertilize, water, treat invasive and noxious weed, and make spot treatments to maintain an improved airstrip surface.

Garden Valley Info Last Updated: October 29, 2018

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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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