Montana International and Major Airports

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Billings Logan International Airport BIL

Plane Spotting - Missoula, Montana (KMSO)

Glacier Park International Airport  
Great Falls International Airport  
Missoula International Airport MSO
   
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Getting to Know Montana's Airports

There are 123 airports in Montana for the public to use. The airports in Montana receive many tourists, as the state is also known as the, "Land of the Shining mountains". The airports in Montana provide friendly assistance to travelers to make their journey pleasant.

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    The international airports in Montana are the Great Falls International Airport at Great Falls, the Glacier Park International Airport at Kalispell and the Missoula International Airport at Missoula. The other international airports in Missouri are general aviation airports. They are the Glasgow International Airport at Glasgow, the Whetstone International Airport at Port of Del Bonita and the Ross International Airport at Sweetgrass.

    Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport

    Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport
    Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport Chronicle File Photo
    Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport (BZN, 553,245 annual boardings) (Gallatin Field) is situated in Belgrade eight miles northwest of Bozeman, in Gallatin County, Montana. Owned by the Gallatin Airport Authority, the airport was the busiest airport in Montana in 2013.

    The airport includes 2,481 acres at an elevation of 4,473 feet above sea level. There are three runways: 12/30 is 8,994 by 150 feet, asphalt; 3/21 is 2,650 by 75 feet asphalt; 11/29 is 3,197 by 80 feet turf.

    In 2011 Gallatin Field was renamed Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport to associate it with Yellowstone National Park. International flights have been available since 2012, after a U.S. Customs and Border Protection facility opened on July 1. The project was funded in cooperation with Signature Flight Support and the Yellowstone Club. In 2013, BZN passed up Billings as the busiest airport in Montana for passenger service with 879,221 passengers from June 2012 to May 2013.

    Airlines serving this airport are Alaska Airlines, Allegiant Air, American Airlines, American Eagle, Delta Air Lines, Delta Connection, Frontier Airlines, JetBlue Airways, United Airlines and United Express  - List of US Airlines

    Billings Logan International Airport

    Billings Logan International Airport
    Billings Logan International Airport Photo by redlegsfan21
    Billings Logan International Airport (BIL, 423,213 annual boardings), located two miles northwest of downtown Billings, in Yellowstone County, Montana. It is the second largest airport in Montana, having been passed up by Bozeman in both number of gates as well as annual boarding in recent years, and is owned by the city of Billings. The airport is on top of the Rims, (a 500-foot cliff overlooking the downtown core). BIL encompasses 2,300 acres.

    BIL has three runways. The main runway is Runway 10L/28R with a length of 10,518 feet and width of 150 feet. ILS/DME on 28R is at 3,738 feet MSL is the lowest approach. Runway two is Runway 07/25 with a length of 5,501 feet and width of 75 feet; this runway serves as the crosswind runway. Runway three is Runway 10R/28L with a length of 3,801 feet and width of 75 feet. This runway serves as the main runway for single engine and light piston aircraft. All three runways are asphalt. There are nine taxiways available use

    Airlines serving this airport are Alaska Airlines, Allegiant Air, American Eagle, Cape Air, Delta Air Lines, Delta Connection, United Airlines and United Express

    Missoula International Airport

    Missoula International Airport
    Missoula International Airport
    Missoula International Airport (MSO, 381,582 annual boardings) is located five miles northwest of Missoula, in Missoula County, Montana. It is owned by the Missoula County Airport Authority.

    The airport consists of 2,700 acres at an elevation of 3,206 feet. There are two asphalt runways:
    11/29 is 9,501 by 150 feet
    7/25 is 4,612 by 75 feet.

    A new 101-foot tall control tower was recently built, replacing one that was constructed in 1961. The new control tower is one of the tallest control towers in the Pacific Northwest, and is the tallest in Montana. The cost was around $6.77 million dollars.

    The Missoula International Airport is among the more efficient airports of Montana. The terminal in this airport has a restaurant, a bar and it also has a conference room to hold business meetings in. The airlines that serve this airport are Northwest Airlines, SkyWest Airlines, Allegiant Air, Bigsky Airlines and Horizon Air.  - List of US Airlines

    Glacier Park International Airport

    Glacier Park International Airport
    Glacier Park International Airport
    Glacier Park International Airport (GPI, 247,816 annual boardings) is in located Flathead County, Montana, six miles northeast of Kalispell. The airport is owned and operated by the Flathead Municipal Airport Authority, a public agency created by the county in 1974.

    GPI is well connected to global destinations and the states of USA. The airlines that serve this airport are Big Sky Airlines, US Airways, Northwest Airlines, Delta Connection and Horizon Airways.

    The airport consists of 1,525 acres and has two asphalt runways: 2/20 is 9,006 x 150 feet and 12/30 is 3,504 x 75 feet.

    The airport was ioened in 1942 as Flathead County Airport, from which its original FAA code was derived. Airline flights operated by Northwest Airlines began in 1950; however, passenger traffic was sparse for years. In 1970 the airport was designated as an international airport and changed to the current name. In the 1970s and 1980s passenger traffic increased as Hughes Airwest offered new service.

    Great Falls International Airport

    Great Falls International Airport
    Great Falls International Airport Photo by Bob Marshall
    Great Falls International Airport (GTF, 176,730 annual boardings) is a public/military airport within the city limits three miles southwest of central Great Falls in Cascade County, Montana.

    The Great Falls International Airport is one of the airports in Montana that is located in a tourist hub and attracts many people annually. The airport is well connected to other states in USA. The airport has restaurants and a gift shop. It has a high level of security and an efficient customs department. The airlines that serve this airport are Big Sky Airlines, Horizon Air, Delta Airlines, United Airlines and Northwest Airlines.  - List of US Airlines

    The airport consists of 2,113 acres at an elevation of 3,680 feet. There are three asphalt runways:

    • 3/21 is 10,502 by 150 feet.
    • 16/34 is 5,722 by 150 feet
    • 7/25 is 4,294 by 75 feet

    Helena Regional Airport

    Helena Regional Airport
    Helena Regional Airport
    Helena Regional Airport (HLN, 103,239 annual boardings) is a public airport located two miles northeast of Helena, in Lewis and Clark County, Montana. It is owned by the Helena Regional Airport Authority.

    Helena Regional Airport consists of 1,224 acres at an elevation of 3,877 feet. There are three asphalt runways:

    • 9/27 is 9,000 by 150 feet
    • 5/23 is 4,644 by 75 feet
    • 16/34 is 2,989 by 75 feet.

    Airlines serving the airport are Alaska Airlines, Delta Connection, United Express

    The tickets to the above mentioned airlines can be booked online at their respective sites. By booking tickets online one can also avail discounts.

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