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KHWQ Wheatland County Airport at Harlowton
Harlowton, Montana, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 01 DECEMBER 2022

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 -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
  • 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 01 December 2022 at 0901Z to 29 December 2022 at 0900z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 09   download (212KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 27   download (206KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (625KB)

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Taken in February 2008

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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 07-Dec-2022
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:1614:16
Sunrise07:5014:50
Sunset16:3223:32
Evening civil twilight17:0600:06

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  07-Dec-2022 09:04:22
Local (UTC-7)  07-Dec-2022 02:04:22
 
METAR
KLWT 
39nm NE 
070854Z AUTO 10004KT 10SM CLR M21/M23 A2986 RMK AO2 SLP202 T12111233 56007
K6S0 
39nm S 
070855Z AUTO 26019G25KT 10SM OVC050 00/M09 A2991 RMK A01
KMVH 
44nm NE 
070900Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR M22/M26 A2988 RMK AO2 PWINO
TAF
KLWT 
39nm NE 
070538Z 0706/0806 12010KT P6SM BKN070 FM070800 22011KT P6SM SCT090 BKN250 WS020/28035KT FM071600 25013G21KT P6SM SKC FM080000 22008KT P6SM SKC
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