Cut Bank International Airport is located three miles southwest of Cut Bank, Montana in Glacier County. With Glacier National Park, Flathead National Forest, Lewis and Clark National Forest and the inspirational Bob Mar-shall Wilderness within an hour drive, the Cut Bank area offers some of the best outdoor recreation opportunities in some of the most pristine and picturesque surroundings anywhere in the world. If you are flying to any of these areas, Cut Bank International Airport is here to fill your every need.
Enthusiasts have a choice of horseback riding, world class fishing, white water rafting, big game hunting, hiking, mountain biking, snowmobiling, cross country skiing and much more. Over half of Glacier County is part of the Blackfeet Indian Reservation which makes the area culturally diverse and rich in history.
The 1,730 acre airport’s two runways are Runway 5/23 and 13/31. Runway 5/23 measures 5,300 feet long by 75 feet wide, and Runway 13/31 measures 5,300 feet long by 75 feet wide. Projected improvements to be complete in 2011 include lengthening Run-way 13/31 to 6,500 feet.
The airport, with 23 based aircraft, experiences approximately 5,800 aircraft operations annually. Total economic impacts to the area are supporting 9.5 jobs with $267,300 in wages and $797,700 in economic activity.
Fuel services are available 24/7 with 100LL and Jet A fuels (with priss) ready at competitive pricing. All conventional credit cards are welcome plus government cards are accept-ed. All airport services are available on a full-time/callout basis.
Other services offered are free courtesy vehicles, outdoor camping spaces available (no hookups), pilot lounge, wireless internet access and two sleeping rooms. U.S. Customs service for aircraft returning into the United States is available on a two-hour call-out notice. Aircraft entering Canada are re-quired to check with Canadian Customs Services for arrangements.
Ramp tie-downs and hangar space is usually available. Also located at the airport is Iron Horse Avia-tion LLC, which provides diverse services to private aircraft, with two certified aircraft mechanics on call.
The administration building was constructed in 1948 and is part of the National Historic Registry District. It’s worth taking time for a visit to see this beautiful post-war building which is much the same as it was over 50 years ago when it served as a hub for Western Airline’s DC-3 passenger aircraft.