Billings Logan International Airport and the businesses located on the Airport play an integral role in our community and are critical to the economy of the city and the region. It is estimated that the local economic impact generated as a direct result of the Airport is $148,365,000 annually. If all spin-off effects are factored in, 3,265 jobs are represented, for a total economic impact of approximately $408,762,000 annually.*
*Montana Airports 2016 Economic Impact Study - MDOT
Clearly, the financial impact of Billings Logan International Airport is a large contributing influence to the economic vitality of our community and the region it serves. We are literally the economic front door to our region.
It is important to note that the City's Airport Department is a self-supporting enterprise fund. The costs of the operation are recaptured through user/tenant rates and charges. No City General Fund (i.e., tax fund) support has been received since 1975.
Billings Logan International Airport currently employs 56 full-time employees.
Physical Plant Characteristics
- 2,300 acre facility
- City-owned and operated
- Approximately 320,000 sq. ft. of buildings
- Three runways and associated taxiways
- Instrument landing system (ILS) and other navigational aids