Coutts/Ross International Airport

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Coutts/Ross International Airport[1]
Ross International Airport[2]
Airport type Public
Owner State of Montana[3]
Operator Montana Aeronautics Division[3]
Serves Coutts, Alberta[1]
Sweet Grass, Montana[2]
Location Canada – United States border
Time zone MST (UTC−07:00)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC−06:00)
Elevation AMSL 3,550[1] ft / 1,082 m
3,552[2] ft / 1.083 m
Coordinates 48°59′55″N 111°58′39″W / 48.99861°N 111.97750°W / 48.99861; -111.97750 (Ross International Airport)Coordinates: 48°59′55″N 111°58′39″W / 48.99861°N 111.97750°W / 48.99861; -111.97750 (Ross International Airport)[2]
49°00′00″N 111°58′00″W / 49.00000°N 111.96667°W / 49.00000; -111.96667 (Coutts/Ross International Airport)[1]
7S8/CEP4 is located in Montana
Location in Montana/Alberta
Direction Length Surface
ft m
07/25 2,900 884 Turf
Statistics (2007/2008)
Aircraft operations 25

Coutts/Ross International Airport (FAA LID: 7S8TC LID: CEP4) is located 0.5 nautical miles (0.93 km; 0.58 mi) west of Coutts, Alberta, Canada and 0.1 NM (0.19 km; 0.12 mi) west of Sweet Grass, Montana, United States.

Ross International Airport is owned by the U.S. state of Montana and operated by the Montana Aeronautics Division. Its runway is located on the Canada – United States border.[3]

The airport is classified as an airport of entry by NAV CANADA and is staffed by the Canada Border Services Agency. CBSA officers at this airport currently can handle general aviation aircraft only, with no more than 15 passengers.[1]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

The airport covers an area of 20 acres (8.1 ha) at an elevation of 3,552 ft (1,083 m)[2] or 3,550 ft (1,082 m)[1] above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 7/25 with a turf surface measuring 2,900 by 80 ft (884 by 24 m).[1][2] For the 12-month period ending August 23, 2008, the airport had 25 general aviation aircraft operations, an average of 2 per month.[2]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h Canada Flight Supplement. Effective 0901Z 24 July 2014 to 0901Z 18 September 2014
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h FAA Airport Master Record for 7S8 (Form 5010 PDF), effective July 2, 2009
  3. ^ a b c 7S8 – Sweetgrass (Ross International) PDF at Montana Airport Directory

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