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KEKS Ennis - Big Sky Airport
Ennis, Montana, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 09 NOVEMBER 2017

Location

FAA Identifier: EKS
Lat/Long: 45-16-27.7000N / 111-38-55.9000W
45-16.461667N / 111-38.931667W
45.2743611 / -111.6488611
(estimated)
Elevation: 5422.9 ft. / 1652.9 m (surveyed)
Variation: 12E (2015)
From city: 6 miles SE of ENNIS, MT
Time zone: UTC -7 (UTC -6 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 59720

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 08/1975
Control tower: no
ARTCC: SALT LAKE CITY CENTER
FSS: GREAT FALLS FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: GTF (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0700-1700
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTIVATE - MIRL RY 16/34 - CTAF. PAPI RY 16 & RY 34 OPR CONTINUOUSLY.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX AWOS-3: 119.85 (406-682-3835)
BIG SKY APPROACH: 118.975
BIG SKY DEPARTURE: 118.975
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY SALT LAKE CITY ARTCC ON FREQS 118.975/226.675 (LIVINGSTON RCAG) WHEN BIG SKY APCH CTL IS UNAVAILABLE 0615-1200Z++.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
BZNr196/36.9BOZEMAN VOR/DME112.4018E
DLNr070/38.0DILLON VOR/DME113.0018E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
ENNISat field28615EEKS . -.- ...

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A1 JET-A1+
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MINOR
Powerplant service: MINOR

Runway Information

Runway 16/34

Dimensions: 6601 x 75 ft. / 2012 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 30.0
Double wheel: 47.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
Runway edge markings: 16/34 1020 FT FIXED DISTANCE MARKERS EACH END.
Gradient: N
RUNWAY 16  RUNWAY 34
Latitude: 45-17.003293N45-15.919313N
Longitude: 111-38.976422W111-38.885453W
Elevation: 5422.9 ft.5348.8 ft.
Gradient: 1.1% UP
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 165 magnetic, 177 true345 magnetic, 357 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: none5 ft. gnd, 200 ft. from runway, 250 ft. right of centerline, 20:1 slope to clear
+5 FT GROUND 0-200 FT FROM RWY END AND 250 FT R.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: MADISON COUNTY
MADISON COUNTY COURTHOUSE, PO BOX 278
VIRGINIA CITY, MT 59755-0278
Phone 406-843-4277
Manager: TROY HUNTER
37 AIRPORT ROAD
ENNIS, MT 59729
Phone 406-682-7502

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 21
Single engine airplanes: 20
Multi engine airplanes: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 34/day *
53% local general aviation
40% transient general aviation
6% air taxi
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 21 August 2017

Additional Remarks

AFLD SFC COND UNMONITORED 0400-1300Z++.
FOR SVC AFTER HRS CALL (406) 682-7502.
AFTER HRS CREDIT CARD FUELING.
TO OBTAIN OR CANCEL IFR CLEARANCE ON THE GND BTN 0600-0015 LOCAL CTC BIG SKY APPROACH 1-208-364-5860. OTHER TIMES CTC FLIGHT SERVICE 1-888-766-8267.
DE-ICING TYPE 1 AVAIL.
AWOS III ON 119.850. CALL 406-682-3835.
COLD TEMPERATURE RESTRICTED AIRPORT. ALTITUDE CORRECTION REQUIRED AT OR BELOW -26C.

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 between 9 November 2017 at 0901Z and 7 December 2017 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 16   download (424KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 34   download (508KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (69KB)
 
ENNIS ONE (OBSTACLE) (RNAV)   download (233KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (236KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KBZN - Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport (37 nm NE)
KDLN - Dillon Airport (38 nm W)
KWYS - Yellowstone Airport (42 nm SE)
KBTM - Bert Mooney Airport (54 nm NW)
KLVM - Mission Field Airport (57 nm NE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 20-Nov-2017
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:0114:01
Sunrise07:3314:33
Sunset16:5223:52
Evening civil twilight17:2400:24

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  20-Nov-2017 09:25:00
Local (UTC-7)  20-Nov-2017 02:25:00
 
METAR
TAF
KEKS 200539Z 2006/2106 18025G35KT P6SM SCT080 BKN120 WS020/24040KT FM201200 17025G35KT P6SM OVC080 WS020/24040KT FM202000 19020G28KT P6SM VCSH OVC050 PROB30 2022/2102 6SM -SHRASN OVC025 FM210400 26010KT 6SM -SHSN BKN030
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Choice Aviation, LLC UNICOM 122.80
406-682-7502
406-570-7680
[web site]
[email]
The mission of Choice Aviation is to be a first-class provider of diverse support services to pilots, aircraft owners, and the general aviation community in the Rocky Mountain Region while sustaining healthy profits through exemplary levels of safety, service, and passion.
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100LL Jet A
FS $5.18 $4.76 
SS $4.68 --- 
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FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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