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KWYS Yellowstone Airport
West Yellowstone, Montana, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 29 MARCH 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: WYS
Lat/Long: 44-41-18.2000N / 111-07-03.5000W
44-41.303333N / 111-07.058333W
44.6883889 / -111.1176389
(estimated)
Elevation: 6649 ft. / 2026.6 m (surveyed)
Variation: 14E (2005)
From city: 1 mile N of WEST YELLOWSTONE, MT
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -7 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 59758

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 11/1979
Control tower: no
ARTCC: SALT LAKE CITY CENTER
FSS: GREAT FALLS FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: WYS (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: JUN-SEP 0800-1800
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT HIRL RY 01/19 & MALSR RY 01 - CTAF; NOT AVBL 15 NOV-15 APR .
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Landing fee: yes, LNDG FEE FOR ACFT OVER 9000 LBS.
Fire and rescue: ARFF index A
Airline operations: PPR FOR ACR OPNS WITH MORE THAN 30 PSGR SEATS CALL AMGR 406-646-7631 OR 406-459-9825.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 123.0
WX AWOS-3P: 118.1 ((406) 646-7727)
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY SALT LAKE ARTCC ON FREQS 132.4/338.30 (BOZEMAN RCAG).

Nearby radio navigation aids

NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
TARGY013/7.641514ELO .-.. ---

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A1+
FOR FUEL DURG OFF SEASON HRS CALL 208-326-8632.
Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: NONE
Powerplant service: NONE
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 1/19

Dimensions: 8400 x 150 ft. / 2560 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 33 /F/A/X/T
Single wheel: 90.0
Double wheel: 150.0
Double tandem: 280.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 1  RUNWAY 19
Latitude: 44-40.683512N44-41.922833N
Longitude: 111-07.487500W111-06.630477W
Elevation: 6648.8 ft.6634.2 ft.
Gradient: 0.2%0.2%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 012 magnetic, 026 true192 magnetic, 206 true
Declared distances: TORA:8400 TODA:8400 ASDA:8400 LDA:8400TORA:8400 TODA:8400 ASDA:8400 LDA:8400
Markings: precision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-box VASI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Runway end identifier lights: yes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: STATE OF MONTANA
PO BOX 200507
HELENA, MT 59620
Phone 406-444-2506
Manager: JEFF KADLEC
721 AIRPORT RD., P.O. BOX 306
WEST YELLOWSTONE, MT 59758-0306
Phone 406-646-7631
IF NO ANSWER CALL 406-459-9825/406-444-2506.

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 3
Single engine airplanes: 2
Helicopters: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 30/day *
72% transient general aviation
23% local general aviation
5% air taxi
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2015

Additional Remarks

NO SNOW REMOVAL.
HEAVY SNOWMOBILE USE ON/ADJACENT RY WINTER MOS.
ARPT CLOSED NOV 15 THROUGH APR 15. CHECK NOTAMS FOR OPERATIONS DATES OR CALL 406-459-9825/406-646-7631.
COLD TEMPERATURE RESTRICTED AIRPORT. ALTITUDE CORRECTION REQUIRED AT OR BELOW -19C.
CONDITIONS UNMONITORED 1700-0800L DAILY.

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 01   download (335KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 01   download (275KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 19   download (313KB)
NDB RWY 01   download (302KB)
 
TARGY ONE (OBSTACLE)   download (165KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (223KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KEKS - Ennis - Big Sky Airport (42 nm NW)
KDIJ - Driggs-Reed Memorial Airport (57 nm S)
KRXE - Rexburg-Madison County Airport (59 nm SW)
KBZN - Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport (65 nm N)
KJAC - Jackson Hole Airport (67 nm S)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 23-Apr-2018
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:5611:56
Sunrise06:2812:28
Sunset20:1802:18
Evening civil twilight20:4902:49

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  23-Apr-2018 18:28:31
Local (UTC-6)  23-Apr-2018 12:28:31
 
METAR
KWYS 231755Z AUTO 00000KT 3/4SM -SN OVC003 01/01 A3018 RMK AO2 P0003
TAF
KEKS 
42nm NW 
231720Z 2318/2418 36020G32KT 3SM -SN BR BKN004 OVC020 FM232000 36015G27KT 3SM -SNRA BR BKN005 BKN030 TEMPO 2320/2322 4SM -RA BR FM232200 01014G24KT P6SM VCSH SCT005 SCT015 OVC035 TEMPO 2322/2402 BKN015 OVC030
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Choice Aviation-WYS 406-646-7359
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Aviation fuel, Aircraft ground handling, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Aircraft charters, Catering, Rental cars delivered, Pilots lounge / snooze room, ...

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