YELLOWSTONE
Latitude: 44-41-18.2 N
Longitude: 111-7-3.5 W
Elevation: 6649 ft.
Variation: 14 E 2005
From city: 1 miles N of WEST YELLOWSTONE, MT
ARTCC: ZLC
Section chart: GREAT FALLS
Time Zone: UTC-7(-6DT)
WYS (KWYS)
WEST YELLOWSTONE, MT
UNITED STATES

Data is effective:
04/03/2014 - 05/29/2014
Airport Operations
Airport Status: Operational
Facility use: Open to the public
Control Tower: No air traffic control tower at airport
FSS: GREAT FALLS FSS (GTF)
Toll Free: 1-800-WX-BRIEF
NOTAMs Facility: WYS (YELLOWSTONE)
Attendance: JUN-SEP 0800-1800
Wind Indicator: Lighted
Segmented Circle: Yes
Lights: SEE RMK
ACTVT HIRL RY 01/19 & MALSR RY 01 - CTAF; NOT AVBL 01 OCT-31 MAY .
Beacon: Clear and Green
SS-SR
Landing Fee: Yes
LNDG FEE FOR ACFT OVER 9000 LBS.
Fuel: 100LL, A1+
Fire and Rescue: ARFF Index III A certified on 05/01/1973
PPR FOR ACR OPNS WITH MORE THAN 30 PSGR SEATS CALL AMGR 406-646-7631 OR 406-459-9825.
Int'l Operations: Not a Landing Rights Airport
Not an Airport of Entry
Airport Contacts
MANAGER:
JEFF KADLEC
721 AIRPORT RD
PO BOX 306
WEST YELLOWSTONE, MT 59758-0306
UNITED STATES
Phone: 406-646-7631
IF NO ANSWER CALL 406-459-9825/406-444-2506.
OWNER:
STATE OF MONTANA
PO BOX 200507
HELENA, MT 59620
UNITED STATES
Phone: 406-444-2506
General Remarks
•  NO SNOW REMOVAL.
•  ARPT AVBL AND STAFFED 1 JUNE - 30 SEPT; CTC FBO 406-646-7359 OR OWNER 406-444-2506/406-646-7631 FOR INFO OTHER TIMES.
•  HEAVY SNOWMOBILE USE ON/ADJACENT RY WINTER MOS.
•  ARPT CLOSED NOV 15 THROUGH APR 15. CHECK NOTAMS FOR OPERATIONS DATES OR CALL 406-444-2506/406-646-7631.
Airport Communications
UNICOM: 123. MHz  
ATIS: None  
Remarks:
•  APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY SALT LAKE ARTCC ON FREQS 132.4/338.30 (BOZEMAN RCAG).
Radio AIDS To Navigation
ILS/DME:
Rwy End Type ID Frequency Channel Remarks
Rwy 01 ILS I-LOW 110.7 MHz  
•  ILS OPERATES JUN-SEP.
•  LOCALIZER UNUSABLE INSIDE THRESHOLD.
•  LOC & GS UNMONITORED.
•  ILS CLASSIFICATION CODE IA


NAVAIDS:
Type ID Name Frequency Hours Distance Bearing Remarks
NDB ESY YELLOWSTONE 338 KHz 24 Hours 0.2 nm 116.2°
•  OPERATIONAL VFR ONLY
•  NDB OPERATES JUNE-SEPT.
NDB LO TARGY 415 KHz 24 Hours 7.6 nm 26.7°
•  OPERATIONAL RESTRICTED
•  NDB OPERATES JUN - SEP.
NDB EKS ENNIS 286 KHz 24 Hours 41.6 nm 146.7°
•  OPERATIONAL VFR ONLY
Weather Data Services
ID Type Frequency Phone Distance Remarks
WYS WX AWOS-3P 118.1 MHz (406) 646-7727 0.5 nm
EKS WX AWOS-AV 119.85 MHz 406-682-3835 41.7 nm
DIJ WX ASOS 120.775 MHz 208-354-6661 56.8 nm
Runways
01/19
Dimensions: 8400 ft. x 150 ft.
Surface Type: ASPH
Surface Condition: GOOD
Treatment: GRVD
Runway Edge Lights: High Intensity
Weight Limitations  
   PCN:  
   Single Wheel: 90,000 lbs
   Double Wheel: 150,000 lbs
   Double Tandem: 280,000 lbs
   Dual Double Tandem:  
  Runway 01 Runway 19
True Alignment: 26° 206°
Traffic Pattern: Left Left
Markings: Precision instrument Non-precision instrument
Markings Condition: Good Good
Latitude: 44-40-41.0107 N 44-41-55.3668 N
Longitude: 111-7-29.27 W 111-6-37.8286 W
Elevation: 6648.7 ft. 6634.1 ft.
Threshold Crossing Height: 50 ft. AGL 51 ft. AGL
Visual Glide Path Angle:
Visual Slope Indicator: 4-light PAPI on left 4-box VASI on left
Approach Lights: MALSR: 1400 feet medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights  
Runway End Identifier Lights: No Yes
TDZE: 6648.7 ft. 6638.1 ft.
TORA: 8400 ft. 8400 ft.
TODA: 8400 ft. 8400 ft.
ASDA: 8400 ft. 8400 ft.
LDA: 8400 ft. 8400 ft.

Heliports
None