Polson Airport

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Polson Airport
Airport type Public
Owner City of Polson & Lake County
Serves Polson, Montana
Elevation AMSL 2,941 ft / 896 m
Coordinates 47°41′44″N 114°11′07″W / 47.69556°N 114.18528°W / 47.69556; -114.18528Coordinates: 47°41′44″N 114°11′07″W / 47.69556°N 114.18528°W / 47.69556; -114.18528
8S1 is located in Montana
Location of airport in Montana
Direction Length Surface
ft m
18/36 4,195 1,279 Asphalt
3W/21W 4,000 1,219 Water
Statistics (2008)
Aircraft operations 9,750
Based aircraft 30

Polson Airport (FAA LID: 8S1) is a public use airport in Lake County, Montana, United States.[1] It is located one nautical mile (2 km) west of the central business district of Polson,[1] a city on the southern shore of Flathead Lake. The airport is owned by the City of Polson and Lake County.[1] It is included in the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015, which categorized it as a general aviation facility.[2]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Polson Airport covers an area of 97 acres (39 ha) at an elevation of 2,941 feet (896 m) above mean sea level. It has one asphalt paved runway designated 18/36 which measures 4,195 by 75 feet (1,279 x 23 m). It also has a seaplane landing area designated 3W/21W with a water surface measuring 4,000 by 500 feet (1,219 x 152 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending July 22, 2008, the airport had 9,750 aircraft operations, an average of 26 per day: 97% general aviation, 2% air taxi, and 1% military. At that time there were 30 aircraft based at this airport: 90% single-engine, 3% jet, 3% helicopter, and 3% glider.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e f FAA Airport Master Record for 8S1 (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective November 15, 2012.
  2. ^ "2011–2015 NPIAS Report, Appendix A" (PDF, 2.03 MB). National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems. Federal Aviation Administration. October 4, 2010.  External link in |work= (help)

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