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Yellowstone Airport

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West Yellowstone Weather (°F)

KWYS (0.1 NM at True Heading of 140)
METAR: KWYS 300435Z AUTO 05006KT 10SM CLR 15/13 A3038 RMK AO2
TAF: KWYS 292351Z 3000/3024 VRB06KT P6SM FEW110 BKN250 TEMPO 3000/3002 VRB25G40KT 5SM -SHRA BKN110 BKN250 FM301700 05009KT 6SM HZ FEW100 SCT200 PROB30 3021/3024 VRB25G40KT 5SM -TSRA OVC100CB

Location

Latitude: 
44-41-18.2000N (44.688389)
Longitude: 
111-07-03.5000W (-111.117639)
Elevation: 
6649.0 feet MSL (2027 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
11.5 E (as of July 2021 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -7.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -6.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
01 N.M. N of West Yellowstone, Montana
Found On: 
Great Falls Chart
FAA Region: 
ANM

Contacts

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 
JEFF KADLEC
721 AIRPORT RD., P.O. BOX 306
WEST YELLOWSTONE, MT 59758-0306
406-646-7631
STATE OF MONTANA
PO BOX 200507
HELENA, MT 59620
406-444-2506

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
11/1979
Control tower: 
No
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
MAY-OCT/ALL/0800-1700
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: 
7649 feet (2331 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
WYS
NOTAM-D Service: 
Yes
International Airport of Entry: 
No
Customs Landing Rights: 
No
Military Landing Rights: 
Yes
Civil/Military Joint Use: 
No
Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting: 
Class I
ARFF Index: A
Air Carrier Service: Scheduled
Certification Date: 05/1973

Based Aircraft

Single Engine:  2
GA Helicopters:  2

Annual Operations (as of 12/31/2018)

Total Operations:  11105
Air Taxi:  530 4.8%
GA Local:  2500 22.5%
GA Itinerant:  8000 72.0%
Military Aircraft:  75 0.7%

Communications

CTAF:  123.000
Unicom:  123.000
AWOS-3P:  118.1 ((406) 646-7727)

  • APCH/DEP CTL SVC PRVDD BY SALT LAKE ARTCC (ZLC) ON FREQS 132.4/338.3 (BOZEMAN RCAG).
   

Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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Area Code: 406

Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
Yellowstone Aviation
  
Unicom 123.0 646-7359, after hours call 646-9327 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 07/15/21 to 0901Z 08/12/21.

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MIN - Minimums
STAR - Standard Terminal Arrival Charts
Page Type Page Name Volume Action Since
Last Cycle
IAP ILS OR LOC RWY 01 NW-1 Changed
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 01 NW-1
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 19 NW-1
MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS NW-1
ODP TARGY ONE (OBSTACLE) NW-1
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Navigation Aids (Navaids) near WYS

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
26.8 Gardiner Airport
(29S)
35 24 100ll Jet A
41.8 Ennis Big Sky Airport
(KEKS EKS)
327 315 100LL, Jet A-1, Jet A-1+
50.5 Stanford Field Airport
(U12)
208 196 100LL, Jet A
56.7 Driggs-Reed Meml Airport
(KDIJ DIJ)
179 168 100LL, Jet A+
59.2 Rexburg-Madison County Airport
(KRXE RXE)
210 198 100LL, Jet A
65.3 Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport
(BZN KBZN BZN)
358 346 100, 100LL, Jet A
66.9 Jackson Hole Airport
(JAC KJAC JAC)
165 154 100LL, Jet A
66.9 Mission Field Airport
(LVM KLVM LVM)
24 13 100LL, Jet A
69.8 Dillon Airport
(DLN KDLN DLN)
299 287 100LL, Jet A
71.8 Rigby Airport
(U56)
209 197 100LL
73.9 Three Forks Airport
(9S5)
345 333 100LL
81.6 Idaho Falls Regional Airport
(IDA KIDA IDA)
210 198 100LL, Jet A-1
82.6 Big Timber Airport
(6S0)
35 24 100LL, Jet A
84.4 Red Lodge Airport
(KRED RED)
68 57 100LL
90.0 Yellowstone Regional Airport
(COD KCOD COD)
95 85 100, Jet A
91.9 Dubois Municipal Airport
(KDUB DUB)
137 126 100LL, Jet A
95.7 Bert Mooney Airport
(BTM KBTM BTM)
323 311 100, 100LL, Jet A
97.5 Woltermann Meml Airport
(6S3)
53 42 100LL
99.6 Powell Municipal Airport
(POY KPOY POY)
82 72 100LL, Jet A

Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

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Remarks

A110*G THIS AIRPORT HAS BEEN SURVEYED BY THE NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY.
A110-1 NO SNOW REMOVAL.
A110-3 HEAVY SNOWMOBILE USE ON/ADJACENT RY WINTER MOS.
A110-4 ARPT CLSD OCT 31 THRU MAY 7. CK NOTAMS FOR OPRN DATES OR CALL 406-459-9825/406-646-7631.
A110-5 COLD TEMPERATURE AIRPORT. ALTITUDE CORRECTION REQUIRED AT OR BELOW -20C.
A110-6 CONDITIONS UNMONITORED 1700-0800L DAILY.
A110-7 FOR CD CTC SALT LAKE ARTCC AT 801-320-2568 .
A16 IF NO ANSWER CALL 406-459-9825/406-444-2506.
A17 WEATHER DEPENDENT
A24 LDG FEE FOR TURBINE PWRD ACFT. PISTON PWRD EXEMPT.
A26 PPR FOR ACR OPNS WITH MORE THAN 30 PSGR SEATS CALL AMGR 406-646-7631 OR 406-459-9825.
A70-FUEL-10 0LL FOR FUEL DURG OFF SEASON HRS CALL 208-326-8632.
A81-APT ACTVT MALSR RWY 01; REIL RWY 19; PAPI RWY 19; HIRL RWY 01/19 - CTAF. NOT AVBL 31 OCT- 7 MAY .

Runways

Runway Summary

Runways: 01/19
Longest Runway: 01/19 is 8400 ft (2560 m) long
Runways with an Instrument Approach: 01

WYS Airport Runway Details

Runway 01/19  8400 ft x 150 ft (2560 m x 46 m)
Runway Length Source:  NGS as of 10/31/2007
Surface:  Asphalt - Good condition - Saw-cut or plastic grooved
Runway Pavement Class:  33 /F/A/X/T
Runway Edge Lights:  High Intensity

Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
Single Wheel Landing Gear:  90.0
Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  150.0
Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  280.0
Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

Runway 01

Runway 19

Elevation: 
6648.8 6634.2
Latitude: 
44-40-41.0107N 44-41-55.3700N
Longitude: 
111-07-29.2500W 111-06-37.8286W
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
026 206
ILS Type: 
ILS
Glide Path Angle: 
3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
Traffic Pattern: 
Left Left
Runway Markings Type: 
Precision Instrument Nonprecision Instrument
Runway Markings Condition:
Good Good
Arresting Device: 
Object at End: 
Object Height: 
Object Marked/Lighted?: 
Distance from End: 
Object Centerline Offset: 
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: 
50 53
Threshold Elevation: 
Displaced Threshold: 
Threshold Latitude: 

Threshold Longitude: 

Declared Distances
Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
8400 8400
Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
8400 8400
Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
8400 8400
Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
8400 8400

Services

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

Maps & Diagrams

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