Whetstone International Airport

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Whetstone International Airport
Del Bonita/Whetstone International Airport
Airport type Public
Owner State of Montana[1]
Operator Montana DOT Aeronautics Division[1]
Serves Port of Del Bonita, Montana[2]
Del Bonita, Alberta[3]
Location Canada–United States border
Time zone MST (UTC−07:00)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC−06:00)
Elevation AMSL 4,336[2] ft / 1,322 m
4,335[3] ft / 1,321 m
Coordinates 48°59′55″N 112°46′37″W / 48.99861°N 112.77694°W / 48.99861; -112.77694Coordinates: 48°59′55″N 112°46′37″W / 48.99861°N 112.77694°W / 48.99861; -112.77694
H28/CEQ4 is located in Montana
Location on border of Montana and Alberta
Direction Length Surface
ft m
7/25 4,440[2]
Statistics (2009)
Aircraft operations 110

Whetstone International Airport or Del Bonita/Whetstone International Airport (FAA LID: H28TC LID: CEQ4) is a public use airport at the Canada–US border, in Port of Del Bonita, Glacier County, Montana,[2] 2 nautical miles (4 km) south of Del Bonita, Cardston County, Alberta.[3] The airport is owned by the U.S. state of Montana and is operated by the Montana Department of Transportation Aeronautics Division.[1] It is located 31 miles (50 km) northwest of the city of Cut Bank, Montana.[1]

The airport has a runway located on the border, with aircraft tie down areas in Canada and in the United States.[1] It is classified as an airport of entry by Nav Canada and is staffed by the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA). CBSA officers at this airport can handle general aviation aircraft only, with no more than 15 passengers.[3]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

The airport covers an area of 14 acres (6 ha) at an elevation of 4,336 ft (1,322 m)[2] or 4,335 ft (1,321 m)[3] above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 7/25 with a turf surface which is 4,440 ft (1,353 m)[2] or 4,363 ft (1,330 m)[3] long and 65 ft (20 m) wide.[2][3]

For the 12-month period ending July 11, 2009, the airport had 110 aircraft operations: 73% general aviation and 27% military.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e "Section 2: Conrad to Glasgow" (PDF). Montana Airport Directory. Montana Department of Transportation. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i Whetstone International Airport. FAA Airport Master Record for H28 (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective November 15, 2012.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i Del Bonita/Whetstone International Airport. Canada Flight Supplement. Effective 0901Z 5 January 2017 to 0901Z 2 March 2017

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