Fort Benton
Fort Benton, Montana

FAA NFDC Information Effective 56-day cycle 11/09/2017 - 1/4/2018

Ops Comms Services Owner Runways IFR Procs Current NOTAMs Remarks


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:2868 feetEstimatedby NACOon 05/16/2003
Magnetic Variation:14E,(2005),[12E (2017)]
From City:1nmNE of Fort Benton


Use:Open to the public
Ownership:Publicly owned
Control Tower:no
ARTCC:Salt Lake City Center(ZLC)
FSS:Great Falls FSS(GTF)
NOTAMs and Weather:GTFNOTAM-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




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:34
Multi Engine GA:5

Annual Operations

For year ending:06/01/2017
Local GA (< 20 miles):3800
Non-local GA:1650


Owner:Ft Benton & Chouteau Co
Chouteau County Courthouse, Po Box 459
Fort Benton, Mt 59442
Manager:Russ Honrud
or Contact Andy Taylor @ 406-622-5682.
Box 4724, Colony Bay Road
Loma, Mt 59460
(406) 739-4341



Runway 05/23

Length:4300 feet
by Naco on 05/16/2003
Width:75 feet
Surface:Asphalt / Bituminous Concrete, Excellent Condition
Weight Capacity:Single Wheel aircraft: 16,000 lbs
Runway Lights Edge Intensity:Med Intensity
End 05 End 23
True Alignment:062,(050 Magnetic)242,(230 Magnetic)
Runway Markings:Nonprecision Instrument,Good ConditionNonprecision Instrument,Good Condition
Elevation at End:2868.5' MSL2859.3' MSL
Elevation at Touchdown Zone:2868.5' MSL2863.7' MSL
Threshold Crossing Glide Path Height:40' AGL40' AGL
Visual Glide Path Angle:3.00°3.00°
Visual Glide Slope Indicator:2-light PAPI on left side of runway2-light PAPI on left side of runway
Objects affecting Navigable Airspace (CFR part 77):Other than utility runway with a visual approachOther than utility runway with a nonprecision approach having visibility minimums greater than 3/4 mile
Object Clearance Slope:20:134:1

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' MSL2866.4' MSL
Elevation at Touchdown Zone:2866.4' MSL2866.4' MSL
Objects affecting Navigable Airspace (CFR part 77):Utility runway with a visual approachUtility runway with a visual approach
Object Clearance Slope:20:120:1
Object Distance:0' 



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