Helena Regional Airport

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Helena Regional Airport
Helena Army Airfield
Helena Regional Airport Logo.png
Helena Regional Airport - Montana.jpg
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
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HLN is located in the US
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Location of airport in Montana / United States
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 (2013)
Aircraft operations 38,877
Based aircraft 247
Helena Control Tower, 2008
The airport viewed from Mount Helena, 2003.

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 2013 the airport had 38,877 aircraft operations, average 106 per day: 68% general aviation, 14% military, 14% air taxi, and 4% airline. 137 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
operated by Horizon Air
Seattle/Tacoma
Delta Connection Minneapolis/St. Paul, Salt Lake City
United Express Denver

Top destinations[edit]

Top ten busiest domestic routes from HLN
(Dec 2015 - Nov 2016)
[5]
Rank City Passengers Carriers
1 Salt Lake City, UT 45,000 Delta
2 Seattle, WA 22,000 Alaska
3 Minneapolis/St Paul, MN 20,000 Delta
4 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). National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems. Federal Aviation Administration. October 4, 2010. Archived from the original (PDF, 2.03 MB) on September 27, 2012.  External link in |work= (help)
  3. ^ "Enplanements for CY 2008" (PDF, 1.0 MB). CY 2008 Passenger Boarding and All-Cargo Data. Federal Aviation Administration. December 18, 2009.  External link in |work= (help)
  4. ^ "Enplanements for CY 2010" (PDF, 189 KB). CY 2010 Passenger Boarding and All-Cargo Data. Federal Aviation Administration. October 4, 2011.  External link in |work= (help)
  5. ^ http://www.transtats.bts.gov/airports.asp?pn=1&Airport=HLN&Airport_Name=Helena,%20MT:%20Helena%20Regional&carrier=FACTS

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