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79S
Fort Benton Airport
Official FAA Data Effective 2019-06-20 0901Z
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Location Information for 79S
Coordinates: N47°50.65' / W110°38.21'
Located 01 miles NE of Fort Benton, Montana on 365 acres of land. View all Airports in Montana.
Estimated Elevation is 2868 feet MSL.
Magnetic Variation from 2005 is 14° East
Operations Data
Airport Use:Open to the public
Activation Date:April 1940
Status:Operational
Control Tower:No
Seg-Circle:Yes
Beacon:Clear-Green
(Lighted Land Airport)
Wind Indicator:Yes, Lighted
Lighting Schedule:SEE RMK
A.R.T.C.C.:SALT LAKE CITY
F.S.S.:GREAT FALLS
NOTAMs Facility:GTF (NOTAM-D available)
Sectional Chart:GREAT FALLS
AirspaceAnalysis:NO OBJECTION
Attendance:Unattended
Airport Communications
AWOS-A:122.8 Tel. 406-622-5976
CTAF:122.800
UNICOM:122.800
ASOS at GTF (36.5 SW): 406-454-7551
ATIS at GTF (36.8 SW):269.0
ASOS at HVR (54.6 NE):135.225 406-265-6638
Remarks:
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY SALT LAKE CITY ARTCC (GREAT FALLS RCAG) ON FREQS 133.4/285.4.
Nearby Navigation Aids
IDNameFreqRadial / Range
VOT GTF GREAT FALLS 115.10 036°39.4
VOD HVR HAVRE 111.80 204°54.4
VOD LWT LEWISTOWN 112.00 303°63.4
VOD CTB CUT BANK 113.35 104°81.0
IDNameFreqBearing / Range
VOD LTY CHESTER 323 327°42.2
VOD CRD CONRAD 293 278°55.4
VOD LDS LEEDS 389 027°56.7
VOD CII CHOTEAU 269 255°62.0
Runway 05/23
Dimensions:4300 x 75 feet / 1311 x 23 meters
Surface:Asphalt in Excellent Condition
Weight Limits:S-16
Edge Lighting:Medium Intensity
Runway 05Runway 23
Coordinates:N47°50.54' / W110°38.65'N47°50.87' / W110°37.73'
Elevation: 2868.8 2859.5
Runway Heading: 048° Magnetic, 062° True 228° Magnetic, 242° True
Markings:Non-Precision Instrument in good condition.Non-Precision Instrument in good condition.
Glide Slope IndicatorP2L (3.00° Glide Path Angle)P2L (3.00° Glide Path Angle)
Runway 14/32
Dimensions:1700 x 75 feet / 518 x 23 meters
Surface:Dirt in Good Condition
Runway 14Runway 32
Coordinates:N47°50.63' / W110°38.37'N47°50.39' / W110°38.17'
Elevation: 2863.2 2866.4
Runway Heading: 138° Magnetic, 152° True 318° Magnetic, 332° True
Services Available
Fuel:100LL (blue)
CHECK WITH MGR AS FUEL NOT AVBL AT ALL TIMES.
Transient Storage:Tiedowns
Airframe Repair:MAJOR
FOR SVCS CALL 406-622-3489.
Engine Repair:MAJOR
Bottled Oxygen:NONE
Bulk Oxygen:NONE
Other Services:CROP DUSTING SERVICES,PILOT INSTRUCTION,ANNUAL SURVEYING
Ownership Information
Ownership:Publicly owned
Owner:FT BENTON & CHOUTEAU CO
CHOUTEAU COUNTY COURTHOUSE, PO BOX 459
FORT BENTON, MT 59442
406-622-9494
Manager:RUSS HONRUD
OR CONTACT ANDY TAYLOR @ 406-622-5682.
BOX 4724, COLONY BAY ROAD
LOMA, MT 59460
(406) 739-4341
Operational Statistics
Single Engine Aircraft Based on Field:34 Statistics collected for 12 month period ending 2017-06-01
Multi-Engine Aircraft Based on Field:4 Annual Commercial Operations:none
Jet Aircraft Based on Field:none Annual Commuter Operations:none
Helicopters Based on Field:none Annual Air Taxi Operations:none
Military Aircraft Based on Field:none Annual Military Operations:none
Gliders Based on Field:none Annual GA Local Operations:3800
Ultralights Based on Field:none Annual GA Itinerant Operations:1650
Other Remarks
  • FOR CD CTC SALT LAKE ARTCC AT 801-320-2568.
  • (PAY PHONE) PAY PHONE AVAILABLE.
  • ACTVT PAPI 5 & 23; MIRL RWY 05/23 - CTAF.
Instrument Approach Procedure (IAP) Charts
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IDNameHeading / Distance
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