The following Airport information was filed with the FAA in October 2008, and is pending official publication and charting by the FAA. For further information contact the Airport Manager at (208) 407 -7174.
King Mountain Glider Park Identifier ID36
Latitude 43* 45’ 47.0”
Longitude 113* 20’ 38.0”
Airport Elevation 5500’
Traffic Pattern Left
Wind Indicator Yes
Segmented Circle Yes
Unicom No Recommended air to air 122.9 or ham 147.510
Fuel No Arco airport 7 miles south with 100LL and jet fuel
Phone No Limited cell phone coverage on the field
-Runway 16 has a displaced threshold of 800’ feet due to a 40’ foot overhead power line and a fence located 5’ feet north of the Runway. The power line is marked with balls and unlighted. The fence is unmarked and unlighted.
-Runway 34 has a displaced threshold of 200’ feet due to a 5’ foot fence located 5’ feet south of the runway. The fence is unmarked and unlighted.
-Runway 16/34 displaced threshold marked with orange cones.
-Runway 16/34 marked with orange cones.
-Airport located in high mountain valley surrounded by high terrain.
-Special consideration should be given to density altitude, turbulence, and mountain flying experience and proficiency.
-Glider operations on and in vicinity of airport up to 18,000′ MSL.
-Hang Glider and Paraglider operations on and in vicinity of airport up to 18,000′ MSL.
-Use caution for farm and irrigation equipment operating on and near the runway.
-Motorized aircraft shall not operate on the airport at night.
-Motorized aircraft weighing more than 4000 pounds shall not operate on the airport.
-No winter maintenance.