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KHWQ Wheatland County Airport at Harlowton
Harlowton, Montana, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 31 JANUARY 2019

Location

FAA Identifier: HWQ
Lat/Long: 46-26-55.0000N / 109-51-10.0000W
46-26.916667N / 109-51.166667W
46.4486111 / -109.8527778
(estimated)
Elevation: 4311.9 ft. / 1314.3 m (surveyed)
Variation: 16E (1985)
From city: 2 miles NW of HARLOWTON, MT
Time zone: UTC -7 (UTC -6 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 59036

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 04/1940
Control tower: no
ARTCC: SALT LAKE CITY CENTER
FSS: GREAT FALLS FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: GTF (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATNDD
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT MIRL RY 09/27 & PAPI RY 27 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 122.9

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
LWTr181/37.7LEWISTOWN VOR/DME112.0015E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
HARLOWTON297/1.224217EHWQ .... .-- --.-

Airport Services

Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: NONE
Powerplant service: NONE
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 9/27

Dimensions: 4200 x 60 ft. / 1280 x 18 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
LARGE CRACKS - UNRAVELING - VEGETATION GROWING IN CRACKS - BEWARE OF FOD.
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 12.5
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
Gradient: W
RUNWAY 9  RUNWAY 27
Latitude: 46-26.968702N46-26.864792N
Longitude: 109-51.660157W109-50.672045W
Elevation: 4311.9 ft.4261.7 ft.
Gradient: 0.4% UP0.4% UP
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 083 magnetic, 099 true262 magnetic, 278 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 17 ft. road, 521 ft. from runway, 150 ft. left of centerline, 19:1 slope to clearnone

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: WHEATLAND COUNTY
PO BOX 1903
HARLOWTON, MT 59036
Phone 406-632-4891
Manager: LYNN DALE
BOX 1903
HARLOWTON, MT 59036
Phone (406) 632 5662

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 6
Single engine airplanes: 5
Multi engine airplanes: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 44/week *
66% local general aviation
26% transient general aviation
5% air taxi
2% military
* for 12-month period ending 29 July 2014

Additional Remarks

DEER ON & INVOF RY; ESPECIALLY DURING NIGHTIME HOURS.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at KHWQ.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

6S0 - Big Timber Airport (39 nm S)
KLWT - Lewistown Municipal Airport (39 nm NE)
KLVM - Mission Field Airport (51 nm SW)
KRPX - Roundup Airport (54 nm E)
6S8 - Laurel Municipal Airport (64 nm SE)
 
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Taken in February 2008

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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 16-Feb-2019
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:5113:51
Sunrise07:2214:22
Sunset17:4500:45
Evening civil twilight18:1601:16

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  16-Feb-2019 19:00:46
Local (UTC-7)  16-Feb-2019 12:00:46
 
METAR
KLWT 
39nm NE 
161854Z AUTO 26007KT 2SM -SN BR BKN036 OVC043 M17/M18 A2973 RMK AO2 SLP146 P0000 T11671183
K6S0 
39nm S 
161835Z AUTO 27022G29KT 10SM FEW075 M02/M08 A2963 RMK A01
KMVH 
44nm NE 
161835Z AUTO 32010KT 10SM -SN FEW030 BKN044 BKN110 M09/M14 A2966 RMK AO2
TAF
KLWT 
39nm NE 
161729Z 1618/1718 30009KT 3SM -SHSN SCT015 OVC025 TEMPO 1618/1620 1SM -SN SCT007 OVC015 FM162000 32010KT P6SM VCSH SCT003 OVC050 PROB30 1706/1712 2SM -SN BKN015 FM171700 31008KT 6SM BR SCT003 BKN050
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