Bert Mooney Airport
|Bert Mooney Airport|
|IATA: BTM – ICAO: KBTM – FAA LID: BTM|
|Owner||Bert Mooney Airport Authority|
|Elevation AMSL||5,550 ft / 1,692 m|
|Coordinates||45°57′17″N 112°29′51″W / 45.95472°N 112.49750°WCoordinates: 45°57′17″N 112°29′51″W / 45.95472°N 112.49750°W|
Location in Montana
Source: Federal Aviation Administration
The airport name was changed in 1972 to honor Bert Mooney, an aviator from Butte who was the first to fly mail into Yellowstone National Park in 1935. Prior to this the airport was Butte Municipal Airport (from its opening in 1926) and Silver Bow County Airport from 1960-1972.
The National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015 categorized it as a primary commercial service facility (more than 10,000 enplanements per year). Federal Aviation Administration records say the airport had 30,431 passenger boardings (enplanements) in calendar year 2008, 25,178 in 2009 and 25,433 in 2010.
In 2011 the airport had 23,934 aircraft operations, average 65 per day: 86% general aviation, 8% air taxi, 3% commercial service and 3% military. 36 aircraft were then based at this airport: 67% single-engine, 25% multi-engine, and 8% helicopter.
Airline and destination
Scheduled passenger flights:
|Delta Connection||Salt Lake City|
|1||Salt Lake City International (SLC)||26,000||Delta Connection|
On November 7, 1950 a Northwest Orient Airlines plane carrying 22 people crashed into the East Ridge of Butte during a blizzard.
- FAA Airport Master Record for BTM ( PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective April 5, 2012.
- "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 2012-09-27.
- "Enplanements for CY 2008" (PDF, 1.0 MB). CY 2008 Passenger Boarding and All-Cargo Data. Federal Aviation Administration. December 18, 2009.
- "Enplanements for CY 2010" (PDF, 189 KB). CY 2010 Passenger Boarding and All-Cargo Data. Federal Aviation Administration. October 4, 2011.
- . Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA), U.S. Department of Transportation. December 2013 MT: Bert Mooney&carrier=FACTS http://www.transtats.bts.gov/airports.asp?pn=1&Airport=BTM&Airport_Name=Butte, MT: Bert Mooney&carrier=FACTS Check
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- Northwest Orient Airlines Flight 115 at Aviation Safety Network
- Plane crash kills 3 families with young children on way to vacation
- "At Least 14 Dead in Montana Crash", The New York Times, 2009-03-22. Accessed 2009-03-23.
- "Crashed US plane 'not certified to carry so many passengers'". Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Agence France Press.
- "'Children die' in US plane crash". BBC. 2009-03-22. Retrieved 2009-03-22.
- Bert Mooney Airport, official site
- (PDF), effective November 10, 2016
- FAA Terminal Procedures for BTM, effective November 10, 2016
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