Billings International Airport is a public airport situated two miles northwest of downtown Billings, in Yellowstone County, Montana.
BIL airport is owned by the city of Billings. It is on top of the Rims, a 500-foot (150 m) cliff overlooking the downtown core, and covers an area of 2,300 acres (9.3 km sq.)
Airport Stats & Facts
- The Airport has three runways.
- Billings Logan Airport is the second largest airport in Montana, having been surpassed by Bozeman in both number of gates as well as annual enplanements in recent years.
- For 2011-2015, The National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems categorized it as a primary commercial service airport.
Airport Traveling Tips
- Passengers should arrive at least two hours before their scheduled flight departure time.
- Also, it’s recommended that you check with your airline prior to your flight to determine what time you should arrive.
- To ensure a smooth check-in process, passengers should pack carry-on luggage in a suitable manner, have photo ID ready, and read all the airline guidelines properly prior to arriving at the airport.
- Before heading to the airport for a flight, please have a look at the BIL Airport map.
Passenger Pickup and Drop-off
- Quick passenger drop-offs and pick-ups are allowed at the front of the terminal building.
- Make sure your vehicle is not left unattended, and it must be immediately moved after you’ve dropped-off or picked up your passenger.
- For arriving flights: Arrival flight status provides the arrival times, gate information, delays, and time to land for the Billings Airport.
- For departing flights: Departing flight status lists scheduled vs actual departure, gate information, map tracking, and flight delays.
- To get the best fares, book a flight at BIL.
The Billings Airport Terminal opens at 4:00 a.m., approximately two hours before the first flight of the day departs and remains open until the last flight of the day clears.
- The Baggage Claim is located on the main level of the Terminal Building at the west side, directly across from the rental car counters.
- The Airport Information Center is located in the Baggage Claim area near the exit stairs.
For more information, and to see the terminal location, please refer to the BIL Terminal Map here.
Billings Logan Airport serves various airlines including Alaska Airlines, Allegiant Air, Cape Air, Delta Air Lines, and more.
View the full list of airlines served at BIL here.
The Short-Term lot is located across from the Terminal Building.
0 - 30 minutes: $2
Each additional 30 minutes: $1
Maximum each 24 hours: $15
The Long-Term lot and the North Overflow lot are located across from and past both the Terminal Building and rental car lots.
0 - 60 minutes: $2.50
Each additional 30 minutes: $1.50
Maximum each 24 hours: $9
Express Parking Lot
It is located directly across from the Terminal Building and offers a short walk to the Terminal Building.
0 - 30 minutes: $2.00
Each additional 30 minutes: $1.50
Maximum each 24 hours: $11
Several ground transportation options are available from the Billings Airport.
As a travel convenience, visitors may select from leading national car rental agencies. There are many car rental agencies that have on-site rentals at the Airport.
Many local hotels offer shuttle service to and from the Airport. The shuttles service providers at the airport include Cody Shuttle Service and Red Lodge Tour & Taxi.
Cabs and Buses
Passengers can choose among different cab service providers available at the airport. Also, there is an option to travel from buses including Jefferson Lines.
Amenities & Services
For visitors to have a great stay, BLI Airport provides plenty of amenities and services including:
- Store, gift shops, and local souvenir shops.
- Restaurants, bars, and cafes.
- Shoeshine stations, and massage bars.
- Free Wi-Fi internet throughout the airport.
- Multiple art installations and exhibits on display.
- Vending machines, and banks/ATMs.
Address: 1901 Terminal Circle, Billings, MT 59105, USA
Phone: (406) 247-8609 / fax 406-657-8438
Billings Airport: A Brief History Timeline
- In 1927, The City of Billings approved $5,000 and 400 acres (162 ha) on top of the Rims to build a runway.
- In 1933, Northwest Airlines introduced the first scheduled passenger air service.
- In 1939, Inland Air Lines was serving the airport as a stop on a route between Denver and Great Falls.
- In 1957, the name of the airport changed from the Billings Municipal Airport to Billings Logan Field, after Dick Logan, the airport manager, died.
- In 1968, Northwest was operating nonstop 727 jet service from the airport.
- In 1971 the airport became Billings Logan International Airport.
- In 1983, four airlines were operating mainline jet service into the airport.
- In 2003, construction on the new Air Traffic Control Tower and Terminal Radar Approach and Control Building began.
- In 2015, a construction was completed on a new permit only Employee Parking Lot and new public Express Parking credit card parking lot.