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Garden Valley Airstrip

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

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:
City Garden Valley
Manager Dan Conner
Manager Phone 208-334-8893
District Director John Davis
District Director Phone 208-867-4600
Airstrip Features:

Classification: Community pdf
Segmented Circle
Bike RentalBicycle Rental
Potable WaterPotable Water

Primary Runway:
Id 10/28
Length 3850
Width 125
Type Turf
pdf Runway Diagram

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

September 14, 2019 - Joe Palmer Fly-In Breakfast Fundraiser
8:30 - 10:30 am

Support fellow aviator Joe Palmer in his bid for Meridian Mayor.  Joe is chair of the Idaho House Transportation Committee and was the sponsor of the legislation creating the Idaho Aviation license plate.  Become a $100 sponsor to show your appreciation!  See attached flier for more information.  New sponsors since the flier was produced are Doug Culley and Jerry Terlisner. 

For more information, contact: Joe Palmer
Phone: 208-941-2039

Management Plans

pdf Standard Operating Procedure

Garden Valley Info Last Updated: August 6, 2019

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Airstrip Features:

Bicycle Bike rentals
Camping Camping
Water Potable water

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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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