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Helena Regional Airport

Helena, MT

Phone: 406-442-2821
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Attendance: Attended
Year-round, 7 Days a Week,0500-0100
Tower:ATCT plus Approach Control, 18 hrs/day, weekdays, other hours weekendsTower Hrs: 0600-2200Secondary Depart. Control Hrs: 2200-0600Primary Depart. Control Hrs: 0600-2200Secondary Approach Control Hrs: 2200-0600Primary Approach Control Hrs: 0600-2200
Elevation:3,877 ft (1,181.7 m) (Surveyed)
Location:2.00 mi. NE of Helena
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:ILS, DME, LOC, VOR, RNAV, GPS, NDB, RNP
Runways:05/23, 09/27, 17/35
Longest paved runway: 9000 ft
Fees:Tiedown, Hangar, Landing
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Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 5.79  (self serve service)
100LL$ 6.35  (full serve service)
Jet-A$ 5.85  (full serve service)

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Runway 05/23

Dimensions:4644 x 75ft. / 1415.5 x 22.9mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 21000 lb
Surface:asphalt, porous friction course, in fair conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
053877.0ft. MSL
50° mag
66° true
1.2% down
basicNo DataRoad, 136 ft Left of center, 22 ft high, 425 ft from end, 10:1 clearance slope
233819.5ft. MSL
230° mag
246° true
1.2% up
basicvisual glide slope: 2-Light/Left-Side PAPI
Fence, 165 ft Left of center, 8 ft high, 550 ft from end, 43:1 clearance slope

Runway 09/27

Dimensions:9000 x 150ft. / 2743.2 x 45.7mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 100000 lb
Surface:asphalt, porous friction course, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:high
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
093863.6ft. MSL
86° mag
102° true
0.2% down
precisionvisual glide slope: 4-Box/Left-Side VASI
runway end identifier: REIL is present
Terrain, 350 ft Right of center, 6 ft high, 200 ft from end
+6' Gnd 0-200' Fm Ry End 350' R
273844.7ft. MSL
266° mag
282° true
0.2% up
precisionvisual glide slope: 4-Box/Left-Side VASI
approach: 1400ft/Medium-Intensity/Runway Alignment Indicators

Runway 17/35

Dimensions:2989 x 75ft. / 911.0 x 22.9mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 21000 lb
Surface:asphalt, porous friction course, in fair conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
173811.8ft. MSL
163° mag
179° true
1.7% up
basicNo Data
353862.2ft. MSL
343° mag
359° true
1.7% down
basicNo DataTerrain, Both-Sides, 4 ft high, 200 ft from end
+4' Gnd 0-200' Fm Ry End 0-125' L & R

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
Alpha 1 on 1 Flight Training Helena Montana
  • Maintenance
  • Rentals
  • Flight Training
On field: S
Beck's Helena U-pump
  • Fuel
On field: CTR
Exec Air Montana
  • Maintenance
  • $6.35
  • $5.79
  • $5.85
On field: SW
UNICOM: 122.95
Helena College
  • Maintenance
Sleeping Giant Flying Club
  • Rentals
Helenda, MT
Vetter Aviation
  • Maintenance
  • Rentals
  • Flight Training
On field: S
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Services at this airport:

Engine Repair: MajorAirframe Repair: MajorBulk Oxygen: High
Fuel: 100 Octane, 100LL Low-Lead, 80 Octane, Jet A
Transportation: Public, Courtesy Car
Rental Cars: 
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Customs: International Landing Rights

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Operations & More Information

Lat/Long:N46 36.4083' / W111 58.9650'
Charts:NACO: Great Falls Sectional
Mag Var:16E (1990)
ARTCC:Salt Lake City (ZLC)
FSS:Great Falls (GTF)
NOTAM Facility:HLN
Approach/Departure Control Facility
Pattern Altitude:Fixed Wing: 4673 MSL
Wind Indicator:Lighted
Seg. Circle:Yes
Lighting:Pilot Activated Lighting:
  • high intensity: 7 clicks in 5 secs
  • medium intensity: 5 clicks in 5 secs
  • low intensity: 3 clicks in 5 secs
When ATCT Clsd Actvt HIRL Ry 09/27, MIRL Rys 05/23 & 17/35, REIL Ry 09, MALSR Ry 27 - CTAF

Aircraft & Activity

Based GA Aircraft

Single Engine:157
Multi Engine:27

Airport Activity

GA Local:14,888
GA Itinerant:13,392
Air Taxi:4,746

(12-month period ending on 12/31/2013)

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Contact Addresses

Owner:Airport Manager:
Helena Region Airport AuthorityJeff Wadekamper
2850 Mercer Loop2850 Mercer Loop
Helena, MT 59602Helena, MT 59602
406-442-2821 (Office) 406-442-2821 (Office)