8S1
Polson Airport
Polson, Montana, USA

Airport Location

FAA Identifier: 8S1
Lat/Long: 47-41-43.6000N / 114-11-07.0000W
47-41.726667N / 114-11.116667W
47.6954444 / -114.1852778
(estimated)
Elevation: 2941 ft. / 896.4 m (surveyed)
Variation: 17E (2000)
From city: 1 mile W of POLSON, MT
Time zone: UTC -7 (UTC -6 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 59860

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 04/1940
Sectional chart: GREAT FALLS
Control tower: No
ARTCC: SALT LAKE CITY CENTER
FSS: GREAT FALLS FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: GTF (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0800-1700
Wind indicator: Lighted
Segmented circle: Yes
Lights: DUSK-DAWN
ACTVT MIRL RY 18/36, PAPI RYS 18 & 36 – CTAF
Beacon: White-green (lighted land airport)

Airport Services

Fuel Available: 100LL JET-A
24 HR. SELF SERVICE FUEL AVAILIBLE.
Parking: Tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Information is also available by triple keying the CTAF – 122.8

Runway 18 and 36
Dimensions: 4195 x 75 ft. / 1279 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Single wheel: 17.0
Runway edge lights: Medium Intensity

 

Runway 18
Latitude: 47-42.053665N
Longitude: 114-10.954680W
Elevation: 2937.4 ft.
Gradient: 0.1%
Traffic pattern: Left
Runway heading: 182 Magnetic, 199 True
Markings: Basic, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Touchdown point: Yes, no lights
Obstructions 17 ft. hwy, 537 ft. from runway, 19:1 slope to clear

 

Runway 36
Latitude: 47-41.399535N
Longitude: 114-11.279658W
Elevation: 2939.2 ft.
Gradient: 0.1%
Traffic pattern: Left
Runway heading: 002 Magnetic, 019 True
Markings: Basic, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (4.00 degrees glide path)
Touchdown point: Yes, no lights
Obstructions Slope to Clear; 10 ft Ditch 168 ft. fm RY End Crossing
RY Cntrln Dropping Off to -60 ft. R

 

Runway 3W/21W
Dimensions 4000 x 500 ft. / 1219 x 152 m
Surface Water
Traffic Pattern Left

A Crew Facility is available for overnight, or if you get weathered in. It is in Hangar 6 and the key is in the lock box. The code to open the lock box is the same as the emergency frequency number. Payment is by donation.

Instrument Procedures

NOTE: All procedures below are presented as PDF files. If you need a reader for these files, you should download the free Adobe Reader.

NOT FOR NAVIGATION. Please procure official charts for flight. FAA instrument procedures published for use between 22 October 2009 at 0901Z and 19 November 2009 at 0900Z.

IAPs – Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 18: Download (919 KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 36: Download (687 KB)

 

Departure Procedures (Obstacle)
ANGIL ONE (RNAV) (Obstacle): Download (141 KB)
Note: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply: Download (64 KB)

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  • KGPI: Glacier Park International Airport (37 nm N)
  • KMSO: Missoula International Airport (47 nm S)
  • S59: Libby Airport (63 nm NW)
  • 32S: Stevensville Airport (70nm S)