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FORT BENTON Airport
(79S)


FAA data valid effective Sep 14 2017 - Oct 12 2017 (unless otherwise noted).

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Aviation Summary: FORT BENTON (79S)

Weather Summary


METAR
ICAO
Distance
Heading
Issued At
30.25
227.45
09/23/2017 02:58Z
Malmstrom Air Force Base, Great Falls, MT (KGFA). Sep 23, 0258Z, Automated. Wind from 340° at 4 knots, 10 statute miles visibility, Ceiling is Overcast at 2,400 feet, Temperature 3°C, Dewpoint 2°C, Altimeter is 30.08. Remarks: automated station with precipitation discriminator sea level pressure 1021.3 hectopascals hourly temp 3.0°C dewpoint 2.3°C 3-hour atmospheric pressure steady or increasing, then decreasing; or decreasing then decreasing more rapidly by 0.1 hectopascals $
36.84
233.72
09/23/2017 03:36Z
Special, Great Falls International, Great Falls, MT (KGTF). Sep 23, 0336Z. Wind from 320° at 5 knots, 9 statute miles visibility, Ceiling is Broken at 300 feet, Broken Clouds at 800 feet, Overcast at 1,400 feet, Temperature 2°C, Dewpoint 1°C, Altimeter is 30.08. Remarks: automated station with precipitation discriminator hourly temp 2.2°C dewpoint 1.1°C
54.63
39.86
09/23/2017 02:53Z
Havre City, Havre, MT (KHVR). Sep 23, 0253Z, Automated. Wind from 210° at 4 knots, 10 statute miles visibility, Ceiling is Overcast at 6,000 feet, Temperature 7°C, Dewpoint 2°C, Altimeter is 30.08. Remarks: automated station with precipitation discriminator sea level pressure 1020.2 hectopascals hourly temp 7.2°C dewpoint 2.2°C 3-hour atmospheric pressure decreasing or steady, then increasing; or increasing then increasing more rapidly by 0.4 hectopascals Thunderstorm Information not Available
TAF
ICAO
Distance
Heading
Issued At
30.25
227.45
09/23/2017 03:00Z
  • Malmstrom Air Force Base, Great Falls, MT (KGFA). Issued Sep 23, 0300Z, valid from Sep 23, 0300Z until Sep 24, 0900Z, Wind from 030° at 6 knots, greater than 9,000 meters visibility, Ceiling is Overcast at 2,000 feet, altimeter 30.06 inches
  • Becoming between Sep 23, 1600Z and Sep 23, 1700Z, Wind is variable at 6 knots, greater than 9,000 meters visibility, Scattered Clouds at 2,000 feet, altimeter 30.11 inches
  • Becoming between Sep 23, 2200Z and Sep 23, 2300Z, Wind from 100° at 6 knots, greater than 9,000 meters visibility, Few clouds at 3,000 feet, altimeter 30.06 inches, forecast maximum temperature 10°C on Sep 23, 2100Z, forecast minimum temperature 1°C on Sep 23, 1200Z.
36.84
233.72
09/22/2017 23:37Z
  • Great Falls International, Great Falls, MT (KGTF). Issued Sep 22, 2337Z, valid from Sep 23, 0000Z until Sep 24, 0000Z, Wind from 050° at 6 knots, greater than 6 statute miles visibility, Light Showers Rain, Scattered Clouds at 600 feet, Ceiling is Overcast at 1,500 feet
  • Temporary between Sep 23, 0000Z and Sep 23, 0300Z, Ceiling is Broken at 600 feet
  • From Sep 23, 0300Z, Wind is variable at 5 knots, greater than 6 statute miles visibility, Scattered Clouds at 1,500 feet, Ceiling is Broken at 3,000 feet
  • From Sep 23, 1600Z, Wind is variable at 5 knots, greater than 6 statute miles visibility, Scattered Clouds at 2,000 feet, Ceiling is Broken at 5,000 feet.
54.63
39.86
09/22/2017 23:37Z
  • Havre City, Havre, MT (KHVR). Issued Sep 22, 2337Z, valid from Sep 23, 0000Z until Sep 24, 0000Z, Wind is variable at 4 knots, greater than 6 statute miles visibility, Scattered Clouds at 2,500 feet, Ceiling is Broken at 4,000 feet
67.43
135.17
09/22/2017 23:37Z
  • Lewistown Municipal, Lewistown, MT (KLWT). Issued Sep 22, 2337Z, valid from Sep 23, 0000Z until Sep 24, 0000Z, Wind from 080° at 6 knots, greater than 6 statute miles visibility, Scattered Clouds at 600 feet, Ceiling is Overcast at 1,500 feet
  • Temporary between Sep 23, 0000Z and Sep 23, 0300Z, Light Showers Snow and Rain, Ceiling is Broken at 600 feet
  • From Sep 23, 0300Z, Wind is variable at 4 knots, greater than 6 statute miles visibility, Scattered Clouds at 1,200 feet, Ceiling is Overcast at 2,500 feet. 30% probability between Sep 23, 0900Z and Sep 23, 1300Z, 2 statute miles visibility, Light Rain and Snow, Scattered Clouds at 300 feet, Ceiling is Broken at 1,200 feet.
Current weather conditions are not available for 79S.

The nearest NOAA weather station is at GTF (32.1 nm SW from 79S)
 Current Weather at GTF
37.0 F (2.8 C)
Overcast
Northwest winds at 5.8 mph
Pressure:
30.08 in
Humidity:
89%
Wind:
Northwest at 5.8 MPH (5 KT)
Dew Point:
34.0 F (1.1 C)
Visibility:
10.00 mi
79S NOAA Radar
79S Weather Radar

Runway Summary

ID Dimensions Surface Instrument Approaches
05/23 75 ft x 4300 ft Asphalt, Excellent Condition RNAV (GPS) RWY 23
14/32 75 ft x 1700 ft Dirt, Good Condition RNAV (GPS) RWY 23

Communications Summary


CTAF122.80
UNICOM122.80
ATISN/A
WX AWOS-A122.8 Phone: 406-622-5976
CLEARANCE DELIVERYN/A

Terminal Procedures Summary


Approaches
Special Minimums

Closest Alternate Airports with Instrument Procedures

KGTF - Great Falls International - 42.4 nm SW from 79S

14MT - Sandy Rock - 48 nm NE from 79S

KHVR - Havre City-County - 62.9 nm NE from 79S

XS01 - Conrad - 65.9 nm NW from 79S

KCII - Choteau - 71.1 nm SW from 79S

KSBX - Shelby - 74.5 nm NW from 79S

KLWT - Lewistown Municipal - 77.6 nm SE from 79S

19MT - N Bar Ranch - 91.8 nm SE from 79S

KCTB - Cut Bank Municipal - 96 nm NW from 79S

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