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  • 5434 msl
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Benchmark Airport

Augusta, MT

Phone: 406-731-5329
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Attendance: Not Attended
Elevation:5,434 ft (1,656.3 m) (Estimated)
Location:19.00 mi. W of Augusta
Beacon: Present
Instrument Procedures:(None)
Runway length: 6000 ft
Fees:No data
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Runway 12/30

Dimensions:6000 x 100ft. / 1828.8 x 30.5mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 45000 lb
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in fair conditionRunway Edge Lights:
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
125316.0ft. MSL
122° mag
140° true
2.0% up
basicNo DataTrees, Both-Sides, 31 ft high, 383 ft from end, 6:1 clearance slope
305434.0ft. MSL
302° mag
320° true
2.0% down
basicNo DataTrees, Both-Sides, 33 ft high, 461 ft from end, 8:1 clearance slope

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      Operations & More Information

      Lat/Long:N47 28.9217' / W112 52.3383'
      Charts:NACO: Great Falls Sectional
      Mag Var:18E (1985)
      ARTCC:Salt Lake City (ZLC)
      FSS:Great Falls (GTF)
      NOTAM Facility:GTF
      Approach/Departure Control Facility
      Pattern Altitude:No data provided. Assume 1000 AGL
      Wind Indicator:Present (unlit)
      Seg. Circle:Yes
      Lighting:No data

      Aircraft & Activity

      Airport Activity

      GA Local:NaN
      GA Itinerant:350
      Air Taxi:100

      (12-month period ending on 8/6/2013)

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      Contact Addresses

      Owner:Airport Manager:
      U S Forest ServiceLinda Brandvold
      Lewis & Clark Natnl ForestLewis & Clark Natnl Forest Box 869, 1101 15th St. N
      Choteau, MT 59422Great Falls, MT 59403
      406-791-7700 (Office) 406-731-5329 (Office)