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FAA Information Effective: 12/7/2017

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Fort Benton Airport

Fort Benton, MT

Phone: (406) 739-4341
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Attendance: Not Attended
Elevation:2,868 ft (874.2 m) (Estimated)
Location:1.00 mi. NE of Fort Benton
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:RNAV, GPS
Runways:05/23, 14/32 (unpaved)
Longest paved runway: 4300 ft
Fees:No data
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  • TAFs

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  • Satellite
  • Sectional

Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 4.78  (full serve service)
Jet-A$ 3.37  (full serve service)

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Runway 05/23

Dimensions:4300 x 75ft. / 1310.6 x 22.9mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 16000 lb
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in excellent conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
052868.5ft. MSL
48° mag
62° true
0.2% down
No Datanon-precisionvisual glide slope: 2-Light/Left-Side PAPI
232859.3ft. MSL
228° mag
242° true
0.2% up
No Datanon-precisionvisual glide slope: 2-Light/Left-Side PAPI

Runway 14/32

Dimensions:1700 x 75ft. / 518.2 x 22.9mWeight Bearing Cap:
Surface:natural soil, no surface treatment, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
142863.0ft. MSL
138° mag
152° true
0.2% up
No DataNo Data
322866.4ft. MSL
318° mag
332° true
0.2% down
No DataNo Data

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
Taylor Aviation
  • $4.78
  • $3.37
On field: CTR
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Services at this airport:

Services: Camping on Field
Engine Repair: MajorAirframe Repair: Major
Fuel: 100LL Low-Lead

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Operations & More Information

Lat/Long:N47 50.7065' / W110 38.1888'
Charts:NACO: Great Falls Sectional
Mag Var:14E (2005)
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:Lighted
Seg. Circle:Yes
Lighting:Pilot Activated Lighting:
  • high intensity: 7 clicks in 7 secs
  • medium intensity: 5 clicks in 5 secs
  • low intensity: 3 clicks in 5 secs
Actvt MIRL Ry 05/23 and PAPI Rys 05 & 23 - CTAF

Aircraft & Activity

Based GA Aircraft

Single Engine:34
Multi Engine:5

Airport Activity

GA Local:3,800
GA Itinerant:1,650
Air Taxi:

(12-month period ending on 6/1/2017)

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Contact Addresses

Owner:Airport Manager:
Ft Benton & Chouteau CountyRuss Honrud
Chouteau County Courthouse, Po Box 459Box 4724, Colony Bay Road
Fort Benton, MT 59442Loma, MT 59460
406-622-9494 (Office) (406) 739-4341 (Office)
or Contact Andy Taylor @ 406-622-5682