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Encyclopedia > Billings Logan International Airport
Billings Logan International Airport
Image:BILDIAGRAM.JPG
IATA: BIL - ICAO: KBIL
Summary
Airport type public
Operator City of Billings
Serves Billings, Montana
Elevation AMSL 3584.4 ft (1 092.5 m)
Coordinates 45-48° 27.6000" N,

108° 32' 34.4390" W An IATA airport code, also known an IATA location identifier or simply a location identifier [1], is a three-letter alphabetic code designating many airports around the world. ... The ICAO airport code (IPA pronunciation: ) is a four-letter alphanumeric code designating each airport around the world. ... Billings skyline and Sacrifice Cliff, 2005 Motto: Billings Pride: City~Wide Nickname: The Magic City Star of the Big Sky Country City Beneath the Rims Map Political Statistics Founded 1877 Incorporated 1882 County Yellowstone County Mayor Ronald Tussing Geographic Statistics Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 105 km² (41 mi²) 0. ... The term above mean sea level (AMSL) refers to the elevation (on the ground) or altitude (in the air) of any object, relative to the average sea level. ... A foot (plural: feet) is a non-SI unit of distance or length, measuring around a third of a meter. ... The metre, or meter, is a measure of length, approximately equal to 3. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically); large version (pdf) The geographic (earth-mapping) coordinate system expresses every horizontal position on Earth by two of the three coordinates of a spherical coordinate system which is aligned with the spin axis of the Earth. ...

Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
10L/28R 10,518 3,206 asphalt
7/25 12,000 3,658 asphalt
10R/28L 3,801 1159 asphalt

Billings Logan International Airport (IATA: BILICAO: KBIL) is a commercial airport in the city of Billings, Montana USA. The airport serves residents of the greater Billings Metro area as well as residents throughout South Central Montana, eastern Montana and northern Wyoming. The airport is located two miles (3.2 km) north of downtown Billings. An IATA airport code, also known an IATA location identifier or simply a location identifier [1], is a three-letter alphabetic code designating many airports around the world. ... The ICAO airport code (IPA pronunciation: ) is a four-letter alphanumeric code designating each airport around the world. ... Billings skyline and Sacrifice Cliff, 2005 Motto: Billings Pride: City~Wide Nickname: The Magic City Star of the Big Sky Country City Beneath the Rims Map Political Statistics Founded 1877 Incorporated 1882 County Yellowstone County Mayor Ronald Tussing Geographic Statistics Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 105 km² (41 mi²) 0. ... Official language(s) English Capital Largest city Helena Billings Area  Ranked 4th  - Total 147,165 sq. ... The Billings Metropolitan Area is an area in South Central Montana that includes the cities of Laurel, Lockwook, Shepherd & Huntley Metro population: 144,472 Categories: | | ... South Central Montana is a region that includes Yellowstone County, Carbon County, Big Horn County, Stillwater County, Treasure County, Golden Valley County and Musselshell County. ... Official language(s) English Capital Largest city Cheyenne Cheyenne Area  Ranked 10th  - Total 97,872 sq mi  (253,554 km²)  - Width 280 miles (450 km)  - Length 360 miles (580 km)  - % water 0. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ...


Despite its name, no non-stop flights from the airport travel to international destinations. Indeed, no regularly-scheduled, non-stop flights from Billings travel farther east than Minneapolis, farther south than Phoenix, or farther west than Seattle. However, the airport is relatively convenient for onward travel in that it offers non-stop flights to major airline hubs such as Denver International Airport (United Airlines), Salt Lake City International Airport (Delta Air Lines), and Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (Northwest Airlines). This article is about the city in Minnesota. ... Nickname Valley of the Sun Location Location in Maricopa County and the state of Arizona Government Country State Counties United States Arizona Maricopa Mayor Phil Gordon (D) Geographical characteristics Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 1,230. ... City nickname Emerald City City bird Great Blue Heron City flower Dahlia City mottos The City of Flowers The City of Goodwill City song Seattle, the Peerless City Mayor Greg Nickels County King County Area   - Total   - Land   - Water   - % water 369. ... KDEN FAA Airport Diagram Denver International Airport (DIA) (IATA: DEN, ICAO: KDEN) is a major international airport located in northeastern Denver, Colorado. ... United Airlines, the primary subsidiary of the UAL Corporation, is a major airline of the United States headquartered in unincorporated Elk Grove Township, Illinois, near Chicagos OHare International Airport, the airlines largest traffic hub. ... Salt Lake City International Airport (IATA: SLC, ICAO: KSLC) is an airport located in Salt Lake City, Utah. ... Delta Boeing 757-232 at Los Angeles International Airport in August 2003, showing the livery the airline instituted in 2000. ... Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport, by far the largest and busiest airport in the state of Minnesota, straddles the southern border of the cities of Saint Paul and Minneapolis. ... Northwest Airlines (IATA: NW, ICAO: NWA, and Callsign: Northwest) is an airline headquartered in Eagan, Minnesota, with three major hubs in the United States: Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport, and Memphis International Airport. ...

Contents


Airlines and non-stop destinations

Concourse A

Northwest Airlines (IATA: NW, ICAO: NWA, and Callsign: Northwest) is an airline headquartered in Eagan, Minnesota, with three major hubs in the United States: Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport, and Memphis International Airport. ... United Airlines, the primary subsidiary of the UAL Corporation, is a major airline of the United States headquartered in unincorporated Elk Grove Township, Illinois, near Chicagos OHare International Airport, the airlines largest traffic hub. ... United Express is a brand name under which nine regional airlines operate feeder flights for United Airlines from small markets to Uniteds domestic hub airports. ... SkyWest Airlines (IATA: OO, ICAO: SKW, and Callsign: SkyWest) is one of two airlines owned by SkyWest, Inc. ...

Concourse B

Spirit of Disneyland parked at Ontario International Airports gate 206 Alaska Airlines (IATA: AS, ICAO: ASA, and Callsign: Alaska), (NYSE: ALK), based in Seattle, Washington, USA, has grown from a small regional airline to one carrying more than 12 million customers per year. ... Horizon Air is a regional airline subsidiary of the Alaska Air Group, parent to both Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air. ... Allegiant Air is an airline headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. It operates scheduled services and charter flights. ... Big Sky Airlines (IATA: GQ, ICAO: BSY, and Callsign: Big Sky) is a commercial airline headquartered in Billings, Montana, USA. Big Sky Airlines is wholly owned by Big Sky Transportation Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of MAIR Holdings. ... Delta Boeing 757-232 at Los Angeles International Airport in August 2003, showing the livery the airline instituted in 2000. ... Delta Connection is the name under which five regional airlines operate routes for mainline carrier, Delta Air Lines. ... Atlantic Southeast Airlines (ASA) (IATA: EV, ICAO: ASQ, and Callsign: Acey) is an airline based in Atlanta, Georgia, USA flying to over 100 destinations. ... Delta Connection is the name under which five regional airlines operate routes for mainline carrier, Delta Air Lines. ... SkyWest Airlines (IATA: OO, ICAO: SKW, and Callsign: SkyWest) is one of two airlines owned by SkyWest, Inc. ... Frontier Airlines NASDAQ: FRNT is a low-cost airline based at Denver International Airport in Denver, Colorado, USA. It operates flights throughout the United States and Mexico. ... Frontier Airlines NASDAQ: FRNT is a low-cost airline based at Denver International Airport in Denver, Colorado, USA. It operates flights throughout the United States and Mexico. ... Horizon Air is a regional airline subsidiary of the Alaska Air Group, parent to both Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air. ...

Cargo carriers

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History

The first recorded flight in Billings was in 1912 by a local dentist named Dr. Frank Bell. The flight was flown in his home-made airplane Curtiss 0-X-5. 1912 (MCMXII) was a leap year starting on Monday in the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Tuesday in the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ...


The "First" flight was made on Memorial Day 1913, with much publicity, Dr. Bell took off from Billings flying to Park City and back, a round trip distance of 40 miles. This historic flight was captured by a local artist named J.K. Ralston in his painting entitled "First Flight," which is displayed in the lobby of the Billings Logan International Airport. 1913 (MCMXIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday. ... Park City is a census-designated place located in Stillwater County, Montana. ...


By 1927, the people of Billings realized that the community was in need of an airport. The City of Billings approved $5,000 and 400 acres on top of the Rims to construct a runway. The 1,820 foot runway and small administrative building was constructed by using a horse-drawn equipment. The runway and building was completed in 1928. The Billings Municipal Airport was opened on May 29, 1928. 1927 (MCMXXVII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1928 (MCMXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... May 29 is the 149th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (150th in leap years). ... 1928 (MCMXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ...


After the airport was established, Northwest Airlines was the first major airline to begin air services to Billings in 1933. Northwest Airlines (IATA: NW, ICAO: NWA, and Callsign: Northwest) is an airline headquartered in Eagan, Minnesota, with three major hubs in the United States: Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport, and Memphis International Airport. ... 1933 (MCMXXXIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ...


Major Improvements were the first runway lights were installed in 1935 to the new 120 foot Air Traffic Control Tower in 2005. 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


The airport changed from the Billings Municipal Airport to Billings Logan International Airport in 1957, after Dick Logan, the airport manager, died. 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


The airport is called "International" because it provided flights to Canada.


Major terminal expansions were made in 1958, 1972 and 1992. 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1972 calendar). ... 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ...


In early 2006, the airport added electronic monitors that provide real-time updates on flight arrivals and departures. 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Terminal

  • Gift Shop
  • Gateway Restaurant and Lounge
  • Smarte Carts
  • Museum
  • Baggage Claim
  • Rental Cars

External links

  • Billings Logan International Airport
  • AirNav airport information for KBIL

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Logan International Airport - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1342 words)
Edward Lawrence Logan International Airport, (IATA: BOS, ICAO: KBOS) in the East Boston neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts, is one of the 20 busiest airports in the U.S., with over 27 million passengers a year.
Originally called Boston Airport, Logan opened on September 8, 1923 and was used primarily by the Massachusetts Air Guard and the Army Air Corps.
By road, the airport is at the eastern terminus of the Massachusetts Turnpike (Interstate 90), which provides easy access from the west via the Ted Williams Tunnel.
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