Billings Logan International Airport and the businesses located on the Airport provide approximately 721 jobs in our community. It is estimated that the local financial impact generated as a direct result of the Airport is $148,365,000 annually. If spin-off effects are included, 715 additional jobs are included, for a total economic impact of approximately $238,319,000 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
- 2,200 acre facility
- City-owned and operated
- Approximately 300,000 sq. ft. of buildings
- Three runways and associated taxiways
- Instrument landing system (ILS) and other navigational aids