Lewistown Municipal Airport is an airport that serves and is located in Lewistown, Fergus County, Montana. The airport has three asphalt-surfaced runways that measure between 1,250 and 1,900 metres or 4,100 and 6,100 feet. The airport currently has no scheduled air service due to Big Sky Airlines’ bankruptcy in 2008, started with services again in 2009 by Great Lakes Airlines, and ceased again in 2013.
Where to go
When leaving for other destinations from Lewistown, Montana, other parts of the state offer destinations like the Glacier National Park, Museum of the Rockies, C.M. Russell Museum Complex, Grizzly & Wolf Discovery Center, Big Sky Resort, World Museum of Mining, Cathedral of Saint Helena, Zoo Montana, and Moss Mansion, in addition to many more. As a whole however, the country of the United States offers well-known stops such as the Grand Canyon, Yellowstone National Park, Statue of Liberty, Empire State Building, Times Square, and Lincoln Memorial, among others. The Statue of Liberty, on Liberty Island in New York, is a statue designed by French sculptor Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi, and was dedicated in the late 1880s as gift to the United States from France. Standing at around 46 metres or 151 feet from base to torch, the statue received an approximate of 3.2 million visitors as of 2009. In addition to being a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Statue of Liberty is a designated U.S. National Monument, U.S. National Register of Historic Places, New Jersey Register of Historic Places, and New York City Landmark.
From Montana’s airports, short-haul local destinations include Denver, Las Vegas, and Salt Lake City, among others. Within Salt Lake City, attractions include Temple Square, Hogle Zoo, Red Butte Garden and Arboretum, This Is the Place Heritage Park, Liberty Park, Clark Planetarium, Discovery Gateway, and Utah Museum of Fine Arts, in addition to many more. Clark Planetarium, which opened to the public in 2003, replaced the Hansen Planetarium. The planetarium features free exhibits over an area of 10,000 square feet or 930 square metres. The Clark Planetarium is known for ‘Science on a Sphere’ in addition to ‘Newton’s Daydream, and other exhibits such as Earth Globe, Meteorites, and a Foucault pendulum, among others.
Montana’s main airports only operate flights to domestic destinations within the United States. Flying out of the state would require getting to either Chicago O'Hare International Airport or Seattle–Tacoma International Airport. Through these airports, long-haul destinations include Japan, South Korea, Qatar, and China via All Nippon Airways, Asiana Airlines, Qatar Airways, and Hainan Airlines, respectively. These destinations can be reached within 11 to 15 hours more or less. Focusing on Seoul, South Korea, as the capital, Seoul offers Myeong-dong, Gyeongbokgung, N Seoul Tower, National Museum of Korea, Namsan, Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art, Bongeunsa, Lotte World, and COEX Mall, to name a few. A museum within Hannam-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea, the Leeum Samsung Museum of Art has two parts, Museum 1 and 2, that houses a collection of traditional Korean art and modern contemporary art by Korean and foreign arts, respectively. Within Museum 1, there are around 36 pieces of art that are designated as national treasures, while Museum 2 has permanent exhibits with works by well-known artists such as Damien Hirst, Warhol, Rothko, Yves Klein, along with Donald Judd.
How to get out
Travelling out of Lewistown, Fergus County, in the state of Montana, the airport that serves the city of Lewistown, Lewistown Municipal Airport currently has no scheduled flights. Other airports within Montana include Billings Logan International Airport, Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport, and Glacier Park International Airport, among others. Through these airports, destinations such as Seattle, Las Vegas, Phoenix, Glasgow, Glendive, Havre, Sidney, Minneapolis, Denver, and Chicago can be reached via flights operated by airlines such as Alaska Airlines operated by Horizon Air, Allegiant Air, Cape Air, Delta Air Lines, Delta Connection, United Airlines, and United Express.
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