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KHWQ Wheatland County Airport at Harlowton
Harlowton, Montana, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 22 APRIL 2021

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: 11E (2020)
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
  • APCH/DEP CTL SVC PRVDD BY SALT LAKE ARTCC (ZLC) ON 127.75/351.9 (BILLINGS RCAG).

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
LWTr181/37.7LEWISTOWN VOR/DME115.4515E

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 excellent condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 12.5
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 9  RUNWAY 27
Latitude: 46-26.968702N46-26.864792N
Longitude: 109-51.660157W109-50.672045W
Elevation: 4311.9 ft.4261.7 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 088 magnetic, 099 true267 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: 19 ft. tree, 410 ft. from runway, 30 ft. right of centerline, 11:1 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: 12
Single engine airplanes: 8
Multi engine airplanes: 1
Helicopters: 3
    
Aircraft operations: 200/year *
50% local general aviation
30% transient general aviation
12% military
8% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 27 October 2020

Additional Remarks

DEER ON & INVOF RY; ESPECIALLY DURING NIGHTIME HOURS.
FOR CD IF UNA TO CTC ON FSS FREQ, CTC SALT LAKE ARTCC AT 801-320-2568.

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 22 April 2021 at 0901Z to 20 May 2021 at 0900z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 09   download (225KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 27   download (219KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (625KB)

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Aerial photo of KHWQ (Wheatland County Airport at Harlowton)
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Taken in February 2008

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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 11-May-2021
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:1711:17
Sunrise05:5211:52
Sunset20:4002:40
Evening civil twilight21:1503:15

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  12-May-2021 00:55:56
Local (UTC-6)  11-May-2021 18:55:56
 
METAR
KLWT 
39nm NE 
112354Z AUTO 25009KT 10SM FEW100 12/M02 A3015 RMK AO2 SLP220 T01171017 10139 20106 51003
K6S0 
39nm S 
120035Z AUTO 07004KT 10SM FEW080 BKN090 11/M01 A3016 RMK A01
KMVH 
44nm NE 
120040Z AUTO 20011KT 9SM SCT026 BKN033 OVC055 06/04 A3019 RMK AO2
TAF
KLWT 
39nm NE 
111720Z 1118/1218 VRB05KT P6SM VCSH FEW050 SCT090 FM112300 VRB06KT P6SM VCSH SCT025 BKN090 FM120900 VRB04KT P6SM BKN025 FM121600 29007KT P6SM SCT050
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