Yellowstone Airport is a state-owned public-use airport located one nautical mile (2 km) north of the central business district of West Yellowstone, a town in Gallatin County, Montana, United States. Although only open from June through September, commercial service is available during those months. Scheduled airline service is subsidized by the Essential Air Service program.
As per Federal Aviation Administration records, the airport had 4,186 passenger boardings (enplanements) in calendar year 2008, 4,331 enplanements in 2009, and 4,451 in 2010. It is included in the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015, which categorized it as a non-primary commercial service airport (between 2,500 and 10,000 enplanements per year).
The town of West Yellowstone is located at the west entrance to Yellowstone National Park. The airport should not be confused with Yellowstone Regional Airport in Cody, Wyoming, which is 104 miles (167 km) from this airport and about 53 miles (85 km) from the east entrance of Yellowstone National Park.
YELLOWSTONE AIRPORT LOCATION
YELLOWSTONE AIRPORT FACTS
Elevation: 6,649 ft.
Runway length available: 01/19 8399×150 ft.