Aviation Events, Great Places to Fly and MORE!

Aviation Places to Fly Aviation Events Videos News Airport Search
Start receiving our Newsletters about Aviation Events, Places to Fly, Aviation Jobs and Videos!
Post our Flyer! Link to US!

* Add an Aviation Event!
* Add a Place to Fly!


79S

Fort Benton
Fort Benton, Montana

Printable Version

Any information displayed may not be accurate or current and should not be considered valid for navigation, flight planning, or for use in flight. Please consult official publications for current and correct information.
Distance Calculator:
How far is Fort Benton?
Input Your Airport ID:  
Destination Airport ID:  
Mileage Type:
Airport Location:
FAA Identifier: 79S
Latitude/Longitude: 47-50-42.3900N / 110-38-11.3300W
47.8450 / -110.6364
Elevation: 2868 feet MSL (Estimated)
Magnetic Variation: 14E (2005)
Land Area Covered: 365 acres
From City: 1 nautical miles NE of Fort Benton, MT
County/Parish: Chouteau, MT
Airport Operations:
Airport Use: Public
Activiation Date: 4/1/1940 12:00:00 AM
Sectional Chart: Great Falls
Control Tower: No
ARTCC: Salt Lake City Center (ZLC)
FSS: Great Falls Flight Service Station ()
Attendance: UNATNDD
Wind Indicator: Yes - Lighted
Segmented Circle: Yes
Lights: See Rmk
Beacon: White-Green (lighted land airport)
International Operations: No
Landing Fee: No
Communications:
Unicom: 122.8
CTAF: 122.8
APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY SALT LAKE CITY ARTCC (GREAT FALLS RCAG) ON FREQS 133.4/285.4.
Services:
Fuel available: 100LL
Airframe Repair: Major
Power Plant Repair: Major
Bottled oxygen: None
Bulk oxygen: None
Runway Information:
Runway: 05/23
Dimensions: 4300 x 75 ft.
Surface: Asphalt - in excellent condition
Weight Bearing Capacity:
Single wheel: 16 K lbs.
Runway Edge Lights: Medium intensity
Runway: 14/32
Dimensions: 1700 x 75 ft.
Surface: Natural soil - in good condition
Airport Ownership and Management:
Ownership: Publicly Owned
Owner: Ft Benton & Chouteau Co
Chouteau County Courthouse, P O Box 459
Fort Benton, MT 59442
406-622-9494
Manager: Russ Honrud
Box 4724, Colony Bay Road
Loma, MT 59460
(406) 739-4341
Sectional Map:
Remarks:
  • (PAY PHONE) PAY PHONE AVAILABLE.
  • OR CONTACT ANDY TAYLOR @ 406-622-5682.
  • CHECK WITH MGR AS FUEL NOT AVBL AT ALL TIMES.
  • FOR SVCS CALL 406-622-3489.
  • ACTVT MIRL RY 05/23 AND PAPI RYS 05 & 23 - CTAF
Nearby Public Airports: (50 mile radius)
IDNameCity/State/UseChartDistance
5U8 Geraldine Geraldine, MT - Public Great Falls 24 miles
3U8 Big Sandy Big Sandy, MT - Public Great Falls 33 miles
B70 Tiber Dam Tiber Dam, MT - Public Great Falls 39 miles
GTF Great Falls Intl Great Falls, MT - Public Great Falls 42 miles
5U0 Denton Denton, MT - Public Great Falls 49 miles
LTY Liberty County Chester, MT - Public Great Falls 49 miles
5U1 Dutton Dutton, MT - Public Great Falls 49 miles
Nearby Private Airports: (20 mile radius)
IDNameCity/State/UseChartDistance
Fun Places to Fly Search:
Your Airport ID:
* OR *
Your Zip Code:
Range (miles):
Airport Search:
ID, Name
or City:
State:
Airport Distance Calculator:
From Airport ID:
To Airport ID:
Mileage Type:
Put this on your Website!