Helena Regional Airport

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Location

Latitude: 
46-36-24.2000N (46.606722)
Longitude: 
111-58-59.8000W (-111.983278)
Elevation: 
3877.3 feet MSL (1182 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
12.2 E (as of April 2021 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -7.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -6.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
02 N.M. NE of Helena, Montana
Found On: 
Great Falls Chart
FAA Region: 
ANM

Contacts

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 
JEFF WADEKAMPER
2850 MERCER LOOP
HELENA, MT 59602
406-442-2821
HELENA REG ARPT AUTH
2850 MERCER LOOP
HELENA, MT 59602
406-442-2821

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
04/1940
Control tower: 
Yes
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
ALL/ALL/0500-0100
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZLC (Salt Lake City)
Responsible ARTCC: 
ZLC (Salt Lake City)
Lighting Schedule: 
SEE RMK
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
Yes
Beacon Color: 
White-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
4877 feet (1487 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
HLN
NOTAM-D Service: 
Yes
International Airport of Entry: 
No
Customs Landing Rights: 
Yes
Military Landing Rights: 
Yes
Civil/Military Joint Use: 
No
Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting: 
Class I
ARFF Index: B
Air Carrier Service: Scheduled
Certification Date: 05/1973

Based Aircraft

Single Engine:  157
Multi Engine:  27
Jet Engine:  6
GA Helicopters:  22
Military Aircraft:  23
Ultralights:  2

Annual Operations (as of 12/31/2019)

Total Operations:  51348
Commercial:  3421 6.7%
Air Taxi:  4728 9.2%
GA Local:  22483 43.8%
GA Itinerant:  15410 30.0%
Military Aircraft:  5306 10.3%

Communications

CTAF:  118.300
Unicom:  122.950
Tower:  HELENA
118.3
257.8
Hrs: 0600-2200
Ground:  121.9
Approach:  HELENA
119.5
229.4
Hrs: 0600-2200

SALT LAKE ARTCC
Hrs: 2200-0600
Departure:  HELENA
119.5
229.4
Hrs: 0600-2200

SALT LAKE ARTCC
Hrs: 2200-0600
ATIS:  120.4
Hrs: 24
ASOS:  120.4 (406-443-4317)
ARNG OPS:  321.45
ARNG OPS:  40.65FM
EMERG:  121.5
ARNG OPS:  126.2
EMERG:  243.0

  • APCH/DEP CTL SVC PRVDD BY SALT LAKE ARTCC (ZLC) ON FREQS 133.4/285.4 (BUTTE RCAG) WHEN HELENA APCH CTL (HLN) CLSD.
   

Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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Area Code: 406

Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
Beck's U-Pump
  
443-6464 100LL
Exec Air Montana, Inc.
  
Unicom 122.95 800-513-2190, 442-2190 100LL, Jet A
Exxon Mobil aviation fuel
Exxon
100LL - 6.05 USD per gallon
on 6/24/14
Full Serve
Exxon Mobil aviation fuel
Exxon
100LL - 6.05 USD per gallon
on 6/24/14
Self Serve
Exxon Mobil aviation fuel
Exxon
Jet A - 5.85 USD per gallon
on 6/24/14
Full Serve
Helena Aircraft
  
442-8360
Vetter Aviation
  
Unicom 122.95 443-0066 100LL
West Air
  
Unicom 122.95 443-4543, 439-3343, after hours call 439-4204 100LL, Jet A
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Flight Service Stations

Primary Alternate
FSS on Field:  N
FSS Name (ID):  Great Falls(GTF)
Frequency: 
Toll Free Phone:  1-800-WX-BRIEF

Instrument Procedures / Charts


FAA Terminal Procedures valid from 0901Z 03/25/21 to 0901Z 04/22/21.

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IAP - Instrument Approach Procedure Charts
MIN - Minimums
STAR - Standard Terminal Arrival Charts
Page Type Page Name Volume Action Since
Last Cycle
APD AIRPORT DIAGRAM NW-1
DP HELENA FOUR NW-1
DP SIEBE THREE NW-1
DP STAKK FOUR NW-1
IAP COPTER VOR 254 NW-1
IAP ILS OR LOC Y RWY 27 NW-1
IAP ILS OR LOC Z RWY 27 NW-1
IAP LOC/DME BC-C NW-1
IAP RNAV (GPS) X RWY 27 NW-1
IAP RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 09 NW-1
IAP RNAV (RNP) Y RWY 27 NW-1
IAP RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 09 NW-1
IAP RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 27 NW-1
IAP VOR-A NW-1
IAP VOR/DME-B NW-1
MIN ALTERNATE MINIMUMS NW-1
MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS NW-1
ODP DIVIDE ONE (OBSTACLE) NW-1
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Navigation Aids (Navaids) near HLN

Navigational Aid (NAVAID) distances from the airport are listed in Nautical Miles (NM).

Nearby Airports with Fuel

Dist (NM) Name (Airport IDs) True Hdg Mag Hdg Fuel Grade
34.9 Deer Lodge-City-County Airport
(38S)
248 236 100LL, Jet A
44.5 Bert Mooney Airport
(BTM KBTM BTM)
208 196 100, 100LL, Jet A
44.7 White Sulphur Springs Airport
(7S6)
98 86 100LL
45.6 Bowman Field Airport
(3U3)
233 221 100LL, Jet A
47.0 Three Forks Airport
(9S5)
158 146 100LL
58.2 Great Falls International Airport
(GTF KGTF GTF)
25 13 100LL, Jet A
60.6 Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport
(BZN KBZN BZN)
144 132 100, 100LL, Jet A
69.2 Seeley Lake Airport
(23S)
300 287 100LL (Texaco), Mogas (Conoco)
70.2 Lindey's Landing West Seaplane Base
(M35)
299 286 MOGAS
73.7 Choteau Airport
(KCII CII)
354 342 100LL, Jet A
78.9 Stanford/Biggerstaff Field Airport
(S64)
65 54 100LL
81.1 Ennis - Big Sky Airport
(KEKS EKS)
169 157 100LL, Jet A-1, Jet A-1+
83.9 Mission Field Airport
(LVM KLVM LVM)
129 118 100LL, Jet A
84.5 Dillon Airport
(DLN KDLN DLN)
196 184 100LL, Jet A, Jet A-1+
85.5 Stevensville Airport
(32S)
267 254 100LL
88.6 Missoula International Airport
(MSO KMSO MSO)
282 269 100LL, Jet A-1+
91.1 Ravalli County Airport
(6S5)
257 244 100LL, Jet A, Jet A+
92.3 Fort Benton Airport
(79S)
35 23 100LL
93.7 Conrad Airport
(S01)
0 348 100LL
96.1 Big Timber Airport
(6S0)
119 108 100LL, Jet A

Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

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Remarks

A110-1 FLIGHT NOTIFICATION SERVICE (ADCUS) AVBL.
A110-10 ARNG: FT HARRISON AAF (MT15) WITHIN CLASS D CONTACT MT ARNG OPS C406 324-5775/76 DSN 324-5775/76 FOR PARADROP OPERATIONS INFORMATION AND HOURS.
A110-11 FOR CD IF UNA TO CTC ON FSS FREQ, CTC SALT LAKE ARTCC AT 801-320-2568.
A110-3 RY 17/35 & RY 05/23 (EXCP BTN TWY F & RY 09/27) NOT AVBL FOR AIR CARRIER USE BY ACFT WITH GTR THAN 30 PSGR SEATS.
A110-4 TWYS A, B, AND C (BTN TWY A & RY 35) NOT AVBL FOR AIR CARRIER USE BY ACFT WITH GTR THAN 30 PSGR SEATS.
A110-6 ARNG - OPR 1400-0030Z++ MON-FRI, EXC HOL. EXERCISE CAUTION WHILE TAXIING, AASF RAMP NOT STRESSED FOR LARGE ACFT. CTC FLT OPS FOR RAMP ADVSY 126.2, DSN 406-324-5775, C406-324-5775. NO TRANS SVC SAT, SUN, HOL OR AFTER 2300Z++ MON-FRI.
A110-7 FUEL - A, J8 (C406-442-2190. SVC FEE $50.) (NC-80, 100, 100LL)
A110-8 LANDING RIGHTS CUSTOMS AVAILABLE - CALL 406-449-5506.
A110-9 COLD TEMPERATURE AIRPORT. ALTITUDE CORRECTION REQUIRED AT OR BELOW -17C.
A24 LNDG FEE FOR ALL COMMERCIAL ACFT & ALL ACFT OVER 10000 LBS.
A26 ARFF COVERAGE PRVDD FOR SKED PART 121 ACRS ONLY EXCP WITH PRIOR APPROVAL - CALL 406-442-2821.
A58-09 +6' GND 0-200' FM RY END 350' R.
A58-35 +4' GND 0-200' FM RY END 0-125' L & R.
A81-APT WHEN ATCT CLSD ACTVT MALSR RWY 27; REIL RWY 09, 17 & 35; PAPI RWY 09 & 27; HIRL RWY 09/27; MIRL RWY 05/23 & 17/35; - CTAF.

Runways

Runway Summary

Runways: 05/23
09/27
10/28
17/35
Longest Runway: 09/27 is 9000 ft (2743 m) long
Runways with an Instrument Approach: 27

HLN Airport Runway Details

Runway 05/23  4644 ft x 75 ft (1415 m x 23 m)
Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 06/21/2015
Surface:  Asphalt - Fair condition - Porous friction course
Runway Pavement Class:  6 /F/C/X/U
Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
Single Wheel Landing Gear:  21.0
Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  30.0
Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 
Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

Runway 05

Runway 23

Elevation: 
3877.2 3819.6
Latitude: 
46-36-20.1485N 46-36-38.6134N
Longitude: 
111-59-50.7999W 111-58-49.9340W
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
066 246
ILS Type: 
Glide Path Angle: 
3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
Traffic Pattern: 
Left Right
Runway Markings Type: 
Basic Basic
Runway Markings Condition:
Good Good
Arresting Device: 
Object at End: 
ROAD FENCE
Object Height: 
22 8
Object Marked/Lighted?: 
Marked
Distance from End: 
425 550
Object Centerline Offset: 
136 ft. left of centerline 165 ft. left of centerline
Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
2-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway 2-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
Approach Light System: 
REIL: 
Touchdown Lights: 
Centerline Lights: 
Threshold Crossing Height: 
40 49
Threshold Elevation: 
Displaced Threshold: 
Threshold Latitude: 

Threshold Longitude: 

Declared Distances
Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
4644 4644
Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
4644 4644
Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
4644 4644
Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
4644 4644

Runway 09/27  9000 ft x 150 ft (2743 m x 46 m)
Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 06/21/2015
Surface:  Asphalt - Fair condition - Porous friction course
Runway Pavement Class:  50 /F/C/X/U
Runway Edge Lights:  High Intensity

Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
Single Wheel Landing Gear: 
Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  160.0
Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  250.0
Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  420.0

Runway 09

Runway 27

Elevation: 
3863.7 3844.8
Latitude: 
46-36-30.2886N 46-36-10.7600N
Longitude: 
111-59-51.6769W 111-57-45.9550W
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
102 282
ILS Type: 
ILS
Glide Path Angle: 
3.3 degrees 3.0 degrees
Traffic Pattern: 
Left Right
Runway Markings Type: 
Precision Instrument Precision Instrument
Runway Markings Condition:
Good Good
Arresting Device: 
Object at End: 
GND
Object Height: 
6
Object Marked/Lighted?: 
Distance from End: 
200
Object Centerline Offset: 
136 ft. left of centerline 165 ft. left of centerline
Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway 4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
Approach Light System: 
1,400 Foot Medium Intensity Approach Lighting System With Runway Alignment Indicator Lights
REIL: 
Yes
Touchdown Lights: 
Centerline Lights: 
Threshold Crossing Height: 
55 55
Threshold Elevation: 
Displaced Threshold: 
Threshold Latitude: 

Threshold Longitude: 

Declared Distances
Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
9000 9000
Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
9000 9000
Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
9000 9000
Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
9000 9000

Runway 10/28  1584 ft x 75 ft (483 m x 23 m)
Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 06/21/2015
Surface:  Asphalt - Fair condition -
Runway Pavement Class: 
Runway Edge Lights:  Intensity

Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
Single Wheel Landing Gear: 
Dual Wheel Landing Gear: 
Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 
Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

Runway 10

Runway 28

Elevation: 
3855.9 3850.7
Latitude: 
46-36-22.5128N 46-36-19.0598N
Longitude: 
111-59-30.8337W 111-59-08.7082W
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
103 283
ILS Type: 
Glide Path Angle: 
0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
Traffic Pattern: 
Runway Markings Type: 
Runway Markings Condition:
Arresting Device: 
Object at End: 
Object Height: 
Object Marked/Lighted?: 
Distance from End: 
Object Centerline Offset: 
136 ft. left of centerline 165 ft. left of centerline
Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
Approach Light System: 
REIL: 
Touchdown Lights: 
Centerline Lights: 
Threshold Crossing Height: 
Threshold Elevation: 
Displaced Threshold: 
Threshold Latitude: 

Threshold Longitude: 

Declared Distances
Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 

Runway 17/35  2989 ft x 75 ft (911 m x 23 m)
Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 06/06/2015
Surface:  Asphalt - Fair condition - Porous friction course
Runway Pavement Class:  5 /F/C/X/U
Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
Single Wheel Landing Gear: 
Dual Wheel Landing Gear: 
Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 
Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

Runway 17

Runway 35

Elevation: 
3811.9 3862.3
Latitude: 
46-36-43.8205N 46-36-14.3266N
Longitude: 
111-58-50.7804W 111-58-50.2896W
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
179 359
ILS Type: 
Glide Path Angle: 
0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
Traffic Pattern: 
Left Right
Runway Markings Type: 
Basic Basic
Runway Markings Condition:
Good Good
Arresting Device: 
Object at End: 
GND
Object Height: 
4
Object Marked/Lighted?: 
Distance from End: 
200
Object Centerline Offset: 
136 ft. left of centerline 165 ft. left of centerline
Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
Approach Light System: 
REIL: 
Yes Yes
Touchdown Lights: 
Centerline Lights: 
Threshold Crossing Height: 
Threshold Elevation: 
Displaced Threshold: 
Threshold Latitude: 

Threshold Longitude: 

Declared Distances
Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
2989 2989
Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
2989 2989
Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
2989 2989
Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
2989 2989

Services

Airframe Repair: 
Major
Powerplant Repair: 
Major
Bottled Oxygen: 
None
Bulk Oxygen: 
None
Fuel Available: 
100LL, Jet A
Landing Fees: 
No
Parking: 
Tiedowns available

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