Helena Regional Airport

Helena Regional Airport (IATA: HLN, ICAO: KHLN, FAA LID: HLN) is a public airport two miles northeast of Helena, in Lewis and Clark County, Montana. It is owned by the Helena Regional Airport Authority.[1]

Helena Regional Airport

Helena Army Airfield
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Summary
Airport typePublic
OwnerHelena Regional Airport Authority
ServesHelena, Montana
Elevation AMSL3,877 ft / 1,182 m
Coordinates46°36′24″N 111°58′58″W / 46.60667°N 111.98278°W / 46.60667; -111.98278Coordinates: 46°36′24″N 111°58′58″W / 46.60667°N 111.98278°W / 46.60667; -111.98278
WebsiteHelenaAirport.com
Map
HLN is located in Montana
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Location of airport in Montana / United States
HLN is located in the United States
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HLN (the United States)
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
9/27 9,000 2,743 Asphalt
5/23 4,644 1,415 Asphalt
16/34 2,989 911 Asphalt
Statistics (2013)
Aircraft operations38,877
Based aircraft247
Helena Control Tower, 2008
The airport viewed from Mt. Helena, 2018.

The National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015 categorized it as a primary commercial service airport (more than 10,000 enplanements per year).[2] Federal Aviation Administration records say the airport had 85,649 passenger boardings (enplanements) in calendar year 2008,[3] 88,314 in 2009 and 98,193 in 2010.[4]

FacilitiesEdit

Helena Regional Airport covers 1,224 acres (495 ha) at an elevation of 3,877 feet (1,182 m). It has three asphalt runways: 9/27 is 9,000 by 150 feet (2,743 x 46 m); 5/23 is 4,644 by 75 feet (1,415 x 23 m); 16/34 is 2,989 by 75 feet (911 x 23 m).[1]

In 2013 the airport had 38,877 aircraft operations, average 106 per day: 68% general aviation, 14% military, 14% air taxi, and 4% airline. 137 aircraft were then based at the airport: 74% single-engine, 14% multi-engine, 2% jet, 3% helicopter, 2% ultralight, and 5% military.[1]

Airlines and destinationsEdit

AirlinesDestinations
Alaska Airlines Seattle/Tacoma
Delta Connection Minneapolis/St. Paul, Salt Lake City
United Express Denver

Current destinations mapEdit

Top destinationsEdit

Top ten busiest domestic routes from HLN
(June 2018 - May 2019)
[5]
Rank City Passengers Carriers
1 Salt Lake City, UT 47,600 Delta
2 Denver, CO 30,020 United
3 Seattle/Tacoma, WA 21,310 Alaska
4 Minneapolis/St Paul, MN 19,210 Delta

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for HLN (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective April 5, 2012.
  2. ^ "2011–2015 NPIAS Report, Appendix A" (PDF). National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems. Federal Aviation Administration. October 4, 2010. Archived from the original (PDF, 2.03 MB) on September 27, 2012.
  3. ^ "Enplanements for CY 2008" (PDF, 1.0 MB). CY 2008 Passenger Boarding and All-Cargo Data. Federal Aviation Administration. December 18, 2009.
  4. ^ "Enplanements for CY 2010" (PDF, 189 KB). CY 2010 Passenger Boarding and All-Cargo Data. Federal Aviation Administration. October 4, 2011.
  5. ^ http://www.transtats.bts.gov/airports.asp?pn=1&Airport=HLN&Airport_Name=Helena,%20MT:%20Helena%20Regional&carrier=FACTS

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