SULPHUR CREEK RANCH:  ID74

Caution - this is a high-altitude mountain airstrip.  Sulphur Creek airstrip is only intended for use by pilots thoroughly familiar with mountain flying techniques and safe procedures for primitive airstrip operations.

Be aware of your aircrafts performance margins in DENSITY ALTITUDE!

Unicom 122.9

NO STRAIGHT IN APPROACHES!  OVERFLY THE STRIP, THEN ENTER A LEFT DOWNWIND TO LAND TO THE WEST.  THIS IS STANDARD UNLESS UNFAVORABLE WX CONDITIONS PREVAIL.

 

NO TOUCH AND GO UNLESS PRIOR PERMISSION RECEIVED

 

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GPS Coordinates: 44°32' N, 115°21' W

Rwy: 8-26, Ldg 26, Dep 8, 3300' x 40' turf/gravel

Elev: 5835' msl, no landing fees

Recommended Landing Procedures:

   a) overlfy runway before landing - livestock and animals in vicinity

   b) land to the west, setup a left downwind with a base leg to east past knob ridge to give  

      you plenty of space and time to setup properly for final

   c) caution, first 300 feet during spring can be mushy

While taxiing stay on the gravel surfaces and beware of gopher holes.

The ranch is shown on both the Salt Lake City and Great Falls sectional charts.

PARKING - all aircraft park on the south side (barn side) of air strip - tie downs available.

 

Photo courtesy of Q.E.I. Publishing.  Galen L. Hanselman.  All rights reserved.