79S
Airport
Fort Benton
Fort Benton, Montana

FAA NFDC Information Effective 56-day cycle 07/24/2014 - 9/18/2014

Ops Comms Services Owner Runways IFR Procs Current NOTAMs Remarks

Location

FAA Identifier:79S
Lat/Lng: 47.8451083333, -110.636480556
47-50-42.3900N, 110-38-11.3300W
Estimated by ADO on 11/17/2004
Elevation: 2869 feet Estimated by NACO on 05/16/2003
Magnetic Variation: 14E, (2005), [12E (2014)]
Sectional: GREAT FALLS
From City: 1nm NE of Fort Benton

Operations

Use: Open to the public
Ownership: Publicly owned
Activation: 04/1940
Control Tower: no
ARTCC: Salt Lake City Center (ZLC)
FSS: Great Falls FSS (GTF)
NOTAMs and Weather: GTF NOTAM-D service at airport
Wind Indicator: Lighted
Segmented Circle: yes
Lights: Activate MIRL Runway 05/23 and PAPI Runways 05 & 23 - CTAF
Beacon: Sunset-Sunrise (local time)
Clear-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Landing Fee: no

Communications

CTAF: 122.800
UNICOM: 122.800
Weather: AWOS-A 406-622-5976 122.8

Services

Fuel: Grade 100LL Gasoline (low lead blue)
Check with Mgr As Fuel not Available at All Times.
Airframe Repair: Major
for Services Call 406-622-3489.
Powerplant Repair: Major
Bottled Oxygen: None
Bulk Oxygen: None
Transient Storage: Tie-Down
Other Services: Crop Dusting, Pilot Instruction, Annual Surveying

Based Aircraft

Single Engine GA: 24
Multi Engine GA: 1
Total: 25

Annual Operations

For year ending: 07/21/2011
Local GA (< 20 miles): 3800
Non-local GA: 1650
Total: 5450

Ownership

Owner: Ft Benton & Chouteau Co
County Courthouse, Po Box 459
Fort Benton, Mt 59442
406-622-9494
Manager: George Carver
or Contact Andy Taylor @ 406-622-5682.
Box 494
Ft Benton, Mt 59442
406-622-3489

Runways

Runways: 05/23
14/32

Runway 05/23

Length: 4300 feet
by Naco on 05/16/2003
Width: 75 feet
Surface: Asphalt / Bituminous Concrete, Good Condition
Weight Capacity: Single Wheel aircraft: 12,000 lbs
Runway Lights Edge Intensity: Med Intensity
End 05 End 23
True Alignment: 062, (050 Magnetic) 242, (230 Magnetic)
Runway Markings: Basic, Good Condition Basic, Good Condition
Elevation at End: 2868.5' MSL 2859.3' MSL
Elevation at Touchdown Zone: 2869.0' MSL 2864.0' MSL
Threshold Crossing Glide Path Height: 40' AGL 40' AGL
Visual Glide Path Angle: 3.00° 3.00°
Visual Glide Slope Indicator: 2-light PAPI on left side of runway 2-light PAPI on left side of runway
Objects: Powerline  
Object Marking: Marked  
Objects affecting Navigable Airspace (CFR part 77): Utility runway with a visual approach Utility runway with a nonprecision approach
Object Clearance Slope: 32:1 50:1
Object Height: 47' AGL  
Object Distance: 1727' Along centerline
200' Left of centerline
 

Runway 14/32

Length: 1700 feet
by Naco on 05/16/2003
Width: 75 feet
Surface: Natural Soil, Good Condition
End 14 End 32
True Alignment: 152, (140 Magnetic) 332, (320 Magnetic)
Elevation at End: 2863.0' MSL 2866.4' MSL
Elevation at Touchdown Zone: 2866.0' MSL 2866.0' MSL
Objects: Powerline  
Object Marking: Marked  
Objects affecting Navigable Airspace (CFR part 77): Utility runway with a visual approach Utility runway with a visual approach
Object Clearance Slope: 23:1 50:1
Object Height: 36' AGL  
Object Distance: 819' Along centerline
0B'
 

Procedures

NOTAMs

Additional Remarks

Phone Available.
(Pay Phone) Pay Phone Available.

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