Airport – Bowman Field

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The Anaconda-Deer Lodge County Airport, Bowman Field (3U3), is located approximately 5 miles from Anaconda’s city center.

A-DLC Courthouse

800 Main St.

Anaconda, MT 59711

First Floor

(406) 563 – 4010

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FAA Identifier:  3U3
Lat/Long:  46-09-12.2922N / 112-52-03.8444W
46-09.204870N / 112-52.064073W
46.1534145 / -112.8677346
(estimated)
Elevation:  5034.2 ft. / 1534.4 m (surveyed)
Variation:  14E (2010)
From city:  3 miles NE of ANACONDA, MT
Time zone:  UTC -7 (UTC -6 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code:  59711
Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 05/1963
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: UNATNDD
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT MIRL RYS 04/22 & 17/35; PAPI RYS 17 & 35 & 04 & 22 AND AWOS – CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
ROTG BCN LCTD MIDWAY OF RY 04/22 & OFFSET 700 FT SE OF CNTRLN. Operates sunset to sunrise.
CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX AWOS-AV: 122.8 (406-563-8275)
WX AWOS-AV at 38S (15 nm N): 120.025 (406-846-1177)
WX ASOS at BTM (19 nm SE): 135.175 (406-494-1870)
APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY SALT LAKE ARTCC ON FREQS 132.4/338.3 (BUTTE RCAG).
Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance VOR name Freq Var
CPNr310/8.8 COPPERTOWN VOR/DME 111.60 16E
HIAr283/33.9 WHITEHALL VOR/DME 113.70 18E

Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE
Runway 17/35

Dimensions: 6010 x 75 ft. / 1832 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 17 RUNWAY 35
Latitude: 46-09.836047N 46-08.847167N
Longitude: 112-52.268195W 112-52.267462W
Elevation: 4998.2 ft. 5032.6 ft.
Gradient: 0.7% 0.7%
Traffic pattern: left right
Runway heading: 166 magnetic, 180 true 346 magnetic, 360 true
Markings: nonprecision, in fair condition nonprecision, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path) 2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Touchdown point: yes, no lights yes, no lights
Obstructions: none 51 ft. tree, 1000 ft. from runway, 309 ft. right of centerline, 13:1 slope to clear
Runway 4/22

Dimensions: 4074 x 60 ft. / 1242 x 18 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity:
Single wheel: 18.0
Double wheel: 25.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 4 RUNWAY 22
Latitude: 46-08.821640N 46-09.184022N
Longitude: 112-52.168988W 112-51.358000W
Elevation: 5029.8 ft. 4989.0 ft.
Gradient: 1.0% 1.0%
Traffic pattern: left left
Runway heading: 043 magnetic, 057 true 223 magnetic, 237 true
Markings: basic, in good condition basic, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.25 degrees glide path) 2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Touchdown point: yes, no lights yes, no lights

Aircraft based on the field: 9
Single engine airplanes: 5
Multi engine airplanes: 2
Helicopters: 2

Aircraft operations: avg 96/week *
52% local general aviation
40% transient general aviation
8% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 17 September 2013

– UNLIGHTED HAZARDOUS STACK; 585 FT AGL LCTD 3.2 NM SW OF ARPT.
– COLD TEMPERATURE RESTRICTED AIRPORT. ALTITUDE CORRECTION REQUIRED AT OR BELOW-32C/-26F.
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 7 January 2016 at 0901Z and 4 February 2016 at 0900Z.

IAPs – Instrument Approach Procedures
VOR/DME OR GPS-A **CHANGED** download (330KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply download (223KB)
Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

38S – Deer Lodge-City-County Airport (15 nm N)
KBTM – Bert Mooney Airport (19 nm SE)
KHLN – Helena Regional Airport (46 nm NE)
6S5 – Ravalli County Airport (53 nm W)
32S – Stevensville Airport (54 nm NW)

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: ANACONDA DEERLODGE COUNTY
800 S. MAIN ST
ANACONDA, MT 59711
Phone 406-563-4010
Manager: JIM NOVAK
2036 CABLE ROAD
ANACONDA, MT 59711
Phone 406-593-1702
OR 406-593-1702.
Please contact Airport Manager Jim Novak to discuss available rentals and rates.

Jim Novak

(406) 593-1702

Please contact Airport Manager Jim Novak for more information regarding airport courtesy car service.

Jim Novak

(406) 593-1702

 

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FAA Airport/Facility Directory Tearsheet

Valid: NW, 21 July 2016 to 15 September 2016

Disclaimer: Always verify with the FAA website to ensure up to date Airport/Facility directories.

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Bowman Field Environmental Assessment Report

This Environmental Assessment encompasses a proposed land acquisition by the County and the installation of an animal control fence around the Airport’s perimeter.

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Airport Board

Jim Novak – Airport Manager

Greg Bahr – Board Chair

Al Messer – Vice Chair

Dr. Tim Casey

Bill Willing

Carol Ann Durham

Nick Nardacci

Jim Jonas

Terry Vermeire – County Commissioner

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