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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, 10/28 (unpaved) , 17/35
Longest paved runway: 9000 ft
Fees:Tiedown, Hangar, Landing
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Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 4.89  (self serve service)
100LL$ 5.45  (full serve service)
Jet-A$ 4.65  (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
precisionrunway end identifier: REIL is present
visual glide slope: 4-Box/Left-Side VASI
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
precisionapproach: 1400ft/Medium-Intensity/Runway Alignment Indicators
visual glide slope: 4-Box/Left-Side VASI

Runway 10/28

Dimensions:1800 x 50ft. / 548.6 x 15.2mWeight Bearing Cap:
Surface:turf, grass, sod, no surface treatment, condition not reportedRunway Edge Lights:
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
103865.0ft. MSL
87° mag
103° true
0.2% down
No DataNo Data
283862.0ft. MSL
267° mag
283° true
0.2% up
No DataNo Data

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
Exec Air Montana
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  • $5.45
  • $4.89
  • $4.65
On field: SW
UNICOM: 122.95
Helena College
    Helena, MT
    Sleeping Giant Flying Club
      Helena, MT
      Vetter Aviation
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      • 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
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      Customs: International Landing Rights

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        Operations & More Information

        Lat/Long:N46 36.4028' / W111 59.0008'
        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:No data provided. Assume 1000 AGL
        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)