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KGTF Great Falls International Airport
Great Falls, Montana, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 29 MARCH 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: GTF
Lat/Long: 47-28-56.2774N / 111-22-13.0059W
47-28.937957N / 111-22.216765W
47.4822993 / -111.3702794
(estimated)
Elevation: 3680 ft. / 1121.7 m (surveyed)
Variation: 13E (2020)
From city: 3 miles SW of GREAT FALLS, MT
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -7 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 59404

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 04/1940
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: SALT LAKE CITY CENTER
FSS: GREAT FALLS FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: GTF (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
Pattern altitude: 4480 ft. MSL
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ATCT-CTL
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Fire and rescue: ARFF index B
Airline operations: INDEX LEVEL 'C' ARFF CAPABILITY IS AVAILABLE 24/HRS/DAY/365/YR.
International operations: international airport of entry

Airport Communications

UNICOM: 122.95
ATIS: 126.6 269.0
WX ASOS: PHONE 406-452-9844
GREAT FALLS GROUND: 121.7 348.6
GREAT FALLS TOWER: 118.7 282.2
GREAT FALLS APPROACH: 128.6 379.175 290.3 380.3
GREAT FALLS DEPARTURE: 128.6 379.175 290.3 380.3
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 121.7 348.6
AS ASGND: 380.3
EMERG: 121.5 243.0
TRSA: 128.6 379.175
  • ELEV 3643.5.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
GTFr025/2.6GREAT FALLS VORTAC115.1016E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
CHOTEAU109/38.326913ECII -.-. .. ..

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: HIGH/LOW
Bulk oxygen: HIGH/LOW

Runway Information

Runway 3/21

Dimensions: 10502 x 150 ft. / 3201 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 58 /F/B/X/T
Single wheel: 116.0
Double wheel: 225.0
Double tandem: 424.0
Dual double tandem: 915.0, FOR DC-10-40 AND B747.
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 3  RUNWAY 21
Latitude: 47-28.160583N47-29.381565N
Longitude: 111-23.029772W111-21.227725W
Elevation: 3680.0 ft.3659.3 ft.
Gradient: 0.2%0.3% UP
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 032 magnetic, 045 true212 magnetic, 225 true
Declared distances: TORA:10502 TODA:10502 ASDA:10502 LDA:10502TORA:10502 TODA:10502 ASDA:10502 LDA:10502
Markings: precision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on right (3.00 degrees glide path)
RVR equipment: touchdown, midfield, rollouttouchdown, midfield, rollout
Approach lights: ALSF2: standard 2,400 foot high intensity approach lighting system with centerline sequenced flashers (category II or III)
Runway end identifier lights: yes
RY 21 REIL OPR CONTINUOUSLY WHEN THE RY LGTS ARE ON.
Centerline lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, lightedyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS/DME
Obstructions: 25 ft. road, 1300 ft. from runway, 645 ft. right of centerline, 43:1 slope to clearnone

Runway 17/35

Dimensions: 6030 x 150 ft. / 1838 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 30 /F/B/X/T
Single wheel: 87.0
Double wheel: 140.0
Double tandem: 245.0
Dual double tandem: 245.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 17  RUNWAY 35
Latitude: 47-29.724462N47-28.732762N
Longitude: 111-22.369817W111-22.370293W
Elevation: 3640.2 ft.3667.9 ft.
Gradient: 0.5% UP0.4%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 167 magnetic, 180 true347 magnetic, 360 true
Displaced threshold: 230 ft.no
Declared distances: TORA:6030 TODA:6030 ASDA:6030 LDA:5800TORA:5400 TODA:5400 ASDA:5400 LDA:5400
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 10 ft. road, 345 ft. from runway, 266 ft. left of centerline, 14:1 slope to clearnone

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: GREAT FALLS INTL ARPT AUTH
2800 TERMINAL DR
GREAT FALLS, MT 59404-5599
Phone 406-727-3404
Manager: JOHN FAULKNER
2800 TERMINAL DRIVE
GREAT FALLS, MT 59404-5599
Phone 406-727-3404

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 84
Single engine airplanes: 57
Multi engine airplanes: 11
Jet airplanes: 3
Helicopters: 5
Military aircraft: 8
    
Aircraft operations: avg 89/day *
32% air taxi
28% transient general aviation
22% local general aviation
12% commercial
5% military
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2016

Additional Remarks

COLD TEMPERATURE RESTRICTED AIRPORT. ALTITUDE CORRECTION REQUIRED AT OR BELOW -33C.
TXY Z BTWN RWY 03/21 & TXY C UNRESTRICTED WEIGHT AND AVAILABLE FOR ACR TAXIING ACFT.
LGT POLE LCTD 19.5' FR APN EDGE ABM SPOT 3. LGT POLE LCTD 29.5' FR APN EDGE ABM SPOT 1. ELECTRICAL EQPT (FIXED) LCTD 19.5' S OF APN EDGE.
ANG: OPR 1400-2330Z++ MON-THU, LTD FRI, CLOSED SAT-SUN AND HOL. BASE OPS DSN 791-0192, C406-791-0192. NO TRAN SVC SAT, SUN, HOL OR AFTER 2300Z++ MON-FRI. ACFT RQR ASSISTANCE CTC 288.9. RCR INFO AVBL FR BASE OPS.
LTD TRAN SVC ONLY AVBL FOR ACFT PARTICIPATING IN ANG OPS WITH PRIOR COORDINATION (PPR).
BIRDS ON AND INVOF ARPT.
USAF BASH - EXP INCREASED MIGRATORY WATERFOWL ACT (PHASE II) MAR-MAY AND SEP-DEC, SR-.5 TO SS+.5.
ANG: NSTD YELLOW PRK SPOT DESIGNATORS AND EQPT TOOL BOX LCTN PAINTED ON RAMP.
ANG: FUEL: A++ AVBL AT ANG.

Instrument Procedures

NOTE: All procedures below are presented as PDF files. If you need a reader for these files, you should download the free Adobe Reader.

NOT FOR NAVIGATION. Please procure official charts for flight.
FAA instrument procedures published for use from 29 March 2018 at 0901Z to 26 April 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 03   download (257KB)
ILS RWY 03 (SA CAT I)   download (249KB)
ILS RWY 03 (CAT II - III)   download (261KB)
RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 03   download (316KB)
RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 21   download (300KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 17   download (212KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 35   download (227KB)
RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 03   download (257KB)
RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 21   download (250KB)
VOR/DME RWY 03   download (220KB)
VOR RWY 21   download (207KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (422KB)

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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 25-Apr-2018
 Local
(UTC-6)
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(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:4611:46
Sunrise06:2012:20
Sunset20:2702:27
Evening civil twilight21:0103:01

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  25-Apr-2018 07:35:33
Local (UTC-6)  25-Apr-2018 01:35:33
 
METAR
KGTF 250653Z 19014KT 10SM CLR 07/M05 A3015 RMK AO2 SLP213 T00721050 401831028
KGFA 
8nm E 
250558Z AUTO 22011KT 10SM CLR 09/M06 A3017 RMK AO2 SLP229 T00851063 10178 20069 58004 $
TAF
KGTF 250520Z 2506/2606 20012G22KT P6SM SKC FM251600 27016G26KT P6SM FEW070 FEW250 FM252000 31013G23KT P6SM FEW060 SCT090 FM252300 36013KT P6SM BKN050 FM260200 36008KT P6SM FEW035 SCT250
KGFA 
8nm E 
241903Z 2419/2601 20012G18KT 9999 SKC QNH3030INS BECMG 2420/2421 210009KT 9999 SKC QNH3010INS BECMG 2514/2515 22012KT 9999 SCT250 QNH3007INS BECMG 2518/2519 34012KT 9999 BKN050 BKN150 620509 QNH3011INS TX19/2421Z TN06/2511Z
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