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KGFA Malmstrom Air Force Base Heliport
Great Falls, Montana, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 26 JANUARY 2023

Location

FAA Identifier: GFA
Lat/Long: 47-30-16.8000N 111-11-14.4000W
47-30.280000N 111-11.240000W
47.5046667,-111.1873333
(estimated)
Elevation: 3472 ft. / 1058 m (estimated)
Variation: 17E (1985)
From city: 3 miles E of GREAT FALLS, MT
Time zone: UTC -7 (UTC -6 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 59402

Heliport Operations

Heliport use: Private use. Permission required prior to landing
Activation date: 03/1943
Control tower: no
ARTCC: SALT LAKE CITY CENTER
FSS: GREAT FALLS FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: GTF (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 
Segmented circle: no
International operations: customs landing rights airport

Heliport Communications

CTAF: 271.9
GREAT FALLS APPROACH: 128.6
GREAT FALLS DEPARTURE: 128.6
COMD POST: 311.0 323.8
OPS: 271.9 ;BLADE OPS
PMSV METRO: 239.8
WX ASOS at GTF (8 nm W): 126.6 (406-454-7551)
  • WX CTC DSN 632-2710. FULL SVC AVBL MON-FRI H24. HO ON WKEND AND HOL CTC DSN 228-7338.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
GTFr054/9.7GREAT FALLS VORTAC115.1016E

Heliport Services

Fuel available: A
Airframe service: NONE
Powerplant service: NONE
Bottled oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Helipad H1

Dimensions: 100 x 100 ft. / 30 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt
Latitude: 47-30.280000N
Longitude: 111-11.240000W
Elevation: 3472.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Helipad H2

Dimensions: 100 x 100 ft. / 30 x 30 m
Surface: concrete
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Heliport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: U.S. Air Force
Owner: USAF
MALMSTROM AFB
GREAT FALLS, MT 59402
Phone 406-731-3250
Manager: BASE OPERATIONS
MALMSTROM AFB
GREAT FALLS, MT 59402
Phone 406-731-3250

Additional Remarks

LGT - PERIMETER, LDG AND APCH LGT AVBL. LDG DRCT AND APCH LGT ORIENTED 026 DEG. PERIMETER LGT AVBL TO HELIPAD 3.
RSTD - CLSD TO ALL F/W ACFT. R/W ACFT ON OFFL BUS ONLY. CTC BLADE OPS FOR PPR & SVC. DSN 632-3250 OR 341 NW/CP 632-3801. HELIPORT LTD TO HELIPADS, CLSD RWY BETWEEN R & Q, AND INSIDE ORANGE BARRIERS.
CAUTION - 57 FT TWR LCTD 0.5 NM NE; CONSTRUCTION PERS & EQPT & OBST ALL AROUND MALMSTROM AFB.
TRAN ALERT - NO SVC AVBL WO PRIOR COORD WITH COPTER MAINT DSN 632-6356.
CTC 40TH HELICOPTER SQUADRON'S BLADE OPS FOR OPR HR AND PARKING INFO.
FOR CD CTC SALT LAKE ARTCC AT 801-320-2568.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at KGFA.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KGTF - Great Falls International Airport (8 nm W)
79S - Fort Benton Airport (30 nm NE)
KCII - Choteau Airport (44 nm NW)
S01 - Conrad Airport (51 nm NW)
KHLN - Helena Regional Airport (63 nm SW)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 07-Feb-2023
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:1114:11
Sunrise07:4414:44
Sunset17:3400:34
Evening civil twilight18:0701:07

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  07-Feb-2023 09:40:50
Local (UTC-7)  07-Feb-2023 02:40:50
 
METAR
KGFA 070855Z AUTO 23024G31KT 10SM BKN240 03/M04 A2997 RMK AO2 SLP170 T00291041 50004 $
KGTF 
8nm W 
070853Z 23021G30KT 10SM CLR 02/M04 A2998 RMK AO2 PK WND 23032/0823 SLP171 T00221044 53004 $
TAF
KGFA 070500Z 0705/0811 21015G25KT 9999 SKC 530053 QNH2995INS TEMPO 0718/0801 23020G30KT FEW090 FEW120 530003 BECMG 0801/0802 22015G25KT 9999 FEW070 BKN100 BKN140 621006 560053 QNH2991INS TX06/0720Z TN01/0705Z
KGTF 
8nm W 
070520Z 0706/0806 22016G24KT P6SM SCT200 FM072100 24023G34KT P6SM SCT150 FM080300 21016G26KT P6SM SCT150
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