Butte Valley is located in NE Siskiyou County and is a high desert valley, elevation 4250 ft. surrounded by mountains. The valley enjoys an average of 275 of sunshine annually and the winter snows rarely stay on the valley floor more than a few days. However, during the winter travel season our highways 97 and 161 can become challenging. The Butte Valley Chamber of Commerce provides these pages to assist locals and visitors alike. When weather conditions warrant, we take additional time and effort to travel safely.
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BUTTE VALLEY AIRPORT
Butte Valley Airport is located just 5 miles south of the City of Dorris on Hwy 97. It’s FAA LID No. is A32. The airport is a county-owned, public use airport. Per FAA sources, during 2008, there were some 2200 flight operations at this site. The airport elevation AMSL is 4243 feet, direction is 16/34, Runway length 4300 feet and the surface is asphalt. Butte Valley Airport covers and area of 234 acres.
The airport is unmanned. Aircraft tie downs are available; however, no other services reside at the airport. Runway lights can be activated by keying 5 times on Frequency 122.9.
Siskiyou County manages the airport and can be reached at 530-542-8295.
An aeronautical chart for A32 can be found at skyvector.com/perl/code?id=A32&scale=2