Great Falls International Airport (GTF) is a public/military airport located three miles southwest of central Great Falls in Montana, United States. Great Falls Municipal Airport is another name for the airport. The National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems categorized the airport as a primary commercial service airport from 2011 to 2015. According to records from the Federal Aviation Administration, the airport recorded 143,811 passenger boardings (enplanements) in the calendar year 2008, 146,438 in 2009, and 155,204 in 2010.
GTF is home to Great Falls Air National Guard Base, which hosts the Montana Air National Guard’s 120th Airlift Wing (120 AW), the “Vigilantes.” The 120 AW, which is operated by Air Mobility Command (AMC), was re-equipped with the Lockheed C-130 Hercules in 2014 and is used for medium airlift missions. It was known as the 120th Fighter Wing, and it used to fly the McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle.
Allegiant Flights from Great Falls Airport (GTF)
Allegiant Air offers non-stop service to and from Great Falls International Airport (GTF). The Travelers get an affordable and convenient air travel experience with low-cost vacation packages. Low fares, nonstop, all-jet service, and premium travel partners provide passengers with a complete travel experience at a great value with no hassle.
Travelers get scheduled direct Allegiant flights from Great Falls International Airport (GTF) to Las Vegas and Phoenix-Mesa airport in the United States. Flights start as early as 8 am in the morning.
Transportation Services at GTF Airport
- Rental Cars: Travelers can choose from any one of the options for car rental services. Alamo, Avis, National, and Hertz provide in-terminal car rental services from Sunday to Saturday.
- Budget Car Rental: Budget car rental services in and out of the terminal are available 7:00 AM- 11:45 PM.
- Shuttle Service: Great Falls Transit District, Greyhound Bus Lines, Salt Lake Express, North Central Montana Transit, and Airport Shuttle Express Ltd are some of the shuttle services that a passenger may get from and to the airport.
Restaurant and Dining Facility
The Airport Restaurant on the second floor of the terminal, just before security, is open from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Airport Restaurant, which has a full breakfast and lunch menu, is a great spot to visit with family before or after a flight.
Rockies Bar and Grill
Rockies is open for all departure flights and is located inside TSA security. Enjoy views of the airfield and the Rocky Mountains while sipping a microbrew or a beverage. Hot breakfast, hot sandwiches, salads, baskets of fries, and other favorites are available at the Rockies.
What to Do in Great Falls?
There’s something for everyone in Montana’s Basecamp for Art & Adventure! Whether you’re an art aficionado looking to immerse yourself in the work of renowned Cowboy artist CM Russell, a history buff looking to see North America’s largest ancient artifacts and information from the famed Lewis & Clark expedition, prefer biking or jogging along 53 miles of Missouri River trail, want to see the natural wonder of Missouri’s 5 falls, or want to let your wanderlust take hold for an independent adventure, Great Falls is the place to be.
Great Falls has the best of Montana! Montana’s Best Coffee Shop, Montana’s Largest Specialty Drygoods Store, Montana’s Best Urban Trail System, Montana’s Only Live Mermaid Show, Montana’s Best Irish Pub, Montana’s Best Soccer Complex, as well as one of the Top 5 Skate Parks in the Pacific Northwest, the World’s Shortest River, and North America’s Largest Buffalo Jump are just a few of the highlights.
PRCA Rodeo Finals, Western Art Week, The Great Falls Museum Consortium Sunday Sampler, the Montana State Fair, and more are all popular events. Our events calendar lists all of the things going on in Great Falls that will spark your interest and reignite your passion. Great Falls offers a variety of lodging alternatives with a wide range of amenities and welcoming hospitality.