Helena Regional Airport

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For the radio station Montana City, Montana formerly with the callsign KHLN-FM, see KHGC.
Helena Regional Airport
Helena Army Airfield
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USGS 2006 orthophoto
IATA: HLNICAO: KHLNFAA LID: HLN
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner Helena Regional Airport Authority
Serves Helena, Montana
Elevation AMSL 3,877 ft / 1,182 m
Coordinates 46°36′24″N 111°58′58″W / 46.60667°N 111.98278°W / 46.60667; -111.98278Coordinates: 46°36′24″N 111°58′58″W / 46.60667°N 111.98278°W / 46.60667; -111.98278
Website HelenaAirport.com
Map
HLN is located in Montana
HLN
HLN
Location in Montana
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
9/27 9,000 2,743 Asphalt
5/23 4,644 1,415 Asphalt
16/34 2,989 911 Asphalt
Statistics (2012)
Aircraft operations 38,600
Based aircraft 377
Source: Federal Aviation Administration[1]
Helena Control Tower, 2008

Helena Regional Airport (IATA: HLNICAO: KHLNFAA LID: HLN) is a public airport two miles northeast of Helena, in Lewis and Clark County, Montana. It is owned by the Helena Regional Airport Authority.[1]

The National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015 categorized it as a primary commercial service airport (more than 10,000 enplanements per year).[2] Federal Aviation Administration records say the airport had 85,649 passenger boardings (enplanements) in calendar year 2008,[3] 88,314 in 2009 and 98,193 in 2010.[4]

Facilities[edit]

Helena Regional Airport covers 1,224 acres (495 ha) at an elevation of 3,877 feet (1,182 m). It has three asphalt runways: 9/27 is 9,000 by 150 feet (2,743 x 46 m); 5/23 is 4,644 by 75 feet (1,415 x 23 m); 16/34 is 2,989 by 75 feet (911 x 23 m).[1]

In 2011 the airport had 43,203 aircraft operations, average 118 per day: 68% general aviation, 14% military, 14% air taxi, and 4% airline. 267 aircraft were then based at the airport: 74% single-engine, 14% multi-engine, 2% jet, 3% helicopter, 2% ultralight, and 5% military.[1]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Scheduled passenger service:

Airlines Destinations
Alaska Airlines Great Falls, Seattle/Tacoma
Delta Connection Minneapolis/St. Paul, Salt Lake City
United Express Denver

Top destinations[edit]

Top ten busiest domestic routes from HLN
(June 2013 - May 2014)[5]
Rank City Passengers Carriers
1 Utah Salt Lake City, UT 40,000 Delta
2 Minnesota Minneapolis/St Paul, MN 22,000 Delta
3 Washington (state) Seattle, WA 20,000 Alaska
4 Colorado Denver, CO 16,000 United

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for HLN (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective April 5, 2012.
  2. ^ "2011–2015 NPIAS Report, Appendix A" (PDF, 2.03 MB). National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems. Federal Aviation Administration. October 4, 2010. 
  3. ^ "Enplanements for CY 2008" (PDF, 1.0 MB). CY 2008 Passenger Boarding and All-Cargo Data. Federal Aviation Administration. December 18, 2009. 
  4. ^ "Enplanements for CY 2010" (PDF, 189 KB). CY 2010 Passenger Boarding and All-Cargo Data. Federal Aviation Administration. October 4, 2011. 
  5. ^ http://www.transtats.bts.gov/airports.asp?pn=1&Airport=HLN&Airport_Name=Helena,%20MT:%20Helena%20Regional&carrier=FACTS

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