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Great Falls International Airport

Great Falls International Airport
Airport information
 Location in Montana
Airport typePublic
OperatorGreat Falls International Airport Authority
ServesGreat Falls, Montana
LocationGreat Falls, Montana
Elevation1121.7 m (3680 ft)
Tower operations40762

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Great Falls International Airport is a joint civil-military public airport located within city limits, three miles (5 km) southwest of central Great Falls in Cascade County, Montana, USA. GTF serves the Great Falls area, as well as other communities throughout central Montana.

Great Falls International Airport is also home to Great Falls Air National Guard Base and the Montana Air National Guard's 120th Fighter Wing (120 FW), the "Vigilantes." An Air National Guard unit operationally-gained by the Air Combat Command (ACC), the 120 FW transitioned from the F-16C Fighting Falcon to the F-15C Eagle in January 2009, which it employs in the air defense and air dominance missions.

Malmstrom Air Force Base, home of the 341st Missile Wing (341 MW) of the Air Force Global Strike Command (AFGSC), is located 10 mi (16.1 km) east of GTF, on the east side of Great Falls. With the transfer of its previously assigned KC-135 aircraft in the 1990s, Malmstrom's 12000 ft (3657.6 m) runway is currently closed to fixed-wing traffic and open only to military helicopters. As a result, Great Falls ANGB provides support for transient fixed-wing military aircraft visiting Malmstrom AFB.

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