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KHWQ Wheatland County Airport at Harlowton
Harlowton, Montana, USA


FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 20 JULY 2017

Location

FAA Identifier: HWQ
Lat/Long: 46-26-55.0050N / 109-51-09.9680W
46-26.916750N / 109-51.166133W
46.4486125 / -109.8527689
(estimated)
Elevation: 4311 ft. / 1314.0 m (surveyed)
Variation: 16E (1985)
From city: 2 miles NW of HARLOWTON, MT
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -7 during Standard 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: 46-26.968667N46-26.864667N
Longitude: 109-51.660167W109-50.672000W
Elevation: 4311.1 ft.4260.0 ft.
Gradient: 1.2%1.2% 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)
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:

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)
KBIL - Billings Logan International Airport (67 nm SE)
 
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Taken in February 2008

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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 27-Jul-2017
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:2011:20
Sunrise05:5611:56
Sunset20:5602:56
Evening civil twilight21:3203:32

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  27-Jul-2017 13:07:11
Local (UTC-6)  27-Jul-2017 07:07:11
 
METAR
KLWT 
39nm NE 
271254Z AUTO 15005KT 10SM CLR 16/08 A3007 RMK AO2 SLP139 T01560078
KMVH 
44nm NE 
271255Z AUTO 23004KT 10SM FEW041 SCT065 BKN075 18/11 A3013 RMK AO2
TAF
KLWT 
39nm NE 
271124Z 2712/2812 VRB05KT P6SM SCT050 BKN200 FM271800 32005KT P6SM BKN070 BKN200 FM272100 22011KT P6SM VCTS SCT080CB BKN200 TEMPO 2721/2801 VRB15G30KT 5SM -TSRA BKN060CB FM280500 22007KT P6SM SCT120 SCT200
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