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BZN Celebrates 75 Years

In 1940, aviation had started to become a staple in communities.  In Montana, airline service had been in the state for over a decade with cities like Miles City, Butte, Billings, Missoula, Great Falls, Helena, Lewistown and West Yellowstone all having airline service in 1940.  Meanwhile the residents of the Gallatin Valley watched as these airliners flew over the Valley between Butte and Helena.  That needed to change.

On October 23, 1940, Bozeman City Manager...
Scrapbooks tell the story of BZN.

Agenda for November 9, 2017 Board Meeting

Click here to view the agenda for the Board Meeting to be held Thursday, November 9, 2017 at 2:00pm.

Paved Runway 11-29 Opening

In November 2017, our airport will celebrate its 75th anniversary with 45 years of this managed by the Gallatin Airport Authority Board.  The very first Gallatin Airport Authority Board consisted of individuals, John Buttleman, Gardner Waite, Howard Nelson, William Merrick and Zales Ecton with Airport Manager, Frank Wolcott.  These five forward thinking individuals were responsible for the very first Airport Master Plan utilizing the talents of TAP Incorporated and Morrison Maierle for what...
Close up of new paved runway 11-29

Agenda for October 12, 2017 Board Meeting

Click here to view the agenda for the Board Meeting to be held Thursday, October 12, 2017 at 2:00pm.

BZN to Conduct Full Scale Aircraft Accident Exercise on September 30, 2017

BOZEMAN, MT (September 26, 2017) Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport (BZN) will conduct a full-scale aircraft disaster exercise on Saturday, September 30, 2017 to test on-scene coordination between the airport, airline and emergency response personnel from throughout the valley. This exercise meets the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) requirement to conduct a full-scale emergency exercise every three years in addition to annual table-top drills.

Approximately 200 participants will take part in the exercise playing the...

Agenda for September 14, 2017 Board Meeting

Click here to view the agenda for the Board Meeting to be held Thursday, September 14, 2017 at 2:00pm.

Tower Meeting - Sept. 13, 2017

Tower Meeting
September 13, 2017 at 7pm in the Fire Station

New Tower Manager Greg Steffen and SERCO Program and Operations Manager Dave McCann will be available to address all your questions and concerns regarding air traffic control at BZN.
BZN tower

American Airlines Expanding Summer 2018 Service to Include Saturday Non-Stop Service to Los Angeles

BOZEMAN, MT (September 1, 2017).  Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport (BZN) today announced that American Airlines will offer new, non-stop Saturday service to Los Angeles (LAX) beginning June 9, 2018 and continuing through August 18, 2018.  In addition, American will upgrade year-round Dallas/Ft. Worth to twice daily 737-800 service from June 7, 2018 through August 19, 2018.  Overall, American will offer a 50% increase in seats out of BZN during the June 2018 –...
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Introducing Greg Steffen, Air Traffic Manager @ BZN

We would like to welcome Greg Steffen, the new tower manager at BZN.

Greg is originally from Kentucky.  He spent 29 years with the FAA and now six with SERCO in air traffic control. Throughout that time he has worked at 10 different locations - towers as busy as Cincinnati and as slow as Pago Pago, AS. He moved to Bozeman from Kalispell and this is the fifth tower he has managed. 

Welcome to BZN, Greg!

Main Runway 12/30 Rehabilitation scheduled for April 30, 2018 – May 18, 2018

The main runway at BZN, runway 12/30, was last rehabilitated in 2003.  Asphalt has a lifespan of about 15 years when subject to the forces of aircraft landing and taking off on a regular basis.  Consequently, after thorough planning and coordination, we have scheduled the rehabilitation of runway 12/30 beginning on April 30, 2018 and continuing through May 18, 2018. 

While most non-airline operations will be able to utilize our soon to be...
Runway 12/30 Rehabilitation