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Posted on: February 2, 2023

CBP to Hold Global Entry Enrollment Event at BIL in March 2023

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SWEETGRASS, Mont. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations would like to announce dates for an upcoming Global Entry enrollment event to be held by CBP at the Billings-Logan International Airport. During these enrol...

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Posted on: January 31, 2023

Billings Hosting Montana's 38th Annual Aviation Conference

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Billings is hosting the annual Montana Aviation Conference on March 2 - 4 at the Billings Hotel & Convention Center. Registration is now open and closes on February 24th. The agenda includes an interesting lineup of speakers, including a former Blue A...

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Posted on: February 1, 2023

Carpet Replacement Project

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A Message to All Customers at Billings Logan International Airport

As part of the continuing updates to the Terminal Building, the Airport will be replacing the carpet on the main floor of the Terminal Building,  in both the ticketing area and the...

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Posted on: January 18, 2023

TSA Breaks Another Record for Firearms Discoveries in 2022

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At a media event  today, TSA Spokesperson, Lorie Dankers, presented some 2022 firearm detection statistics for Montana and the nation. TSA officers in Montana detected a record 50 firearms in travelers' carry-on luggage at BIL in 2022.  ...

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Posted on: December 22, 2022

Billings Hires a New Aviation and Transit Director

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The City of Billings is excited to welcome Jeff Roach, A.A.E., as its next Director of Aviation and Transit. 

 “Jeff’s arrival comes at an exciting time for MET and the Airport. As we await the arrival of four electric...

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Posted on: December 20, 2022

TSA Breaks Record for Number of Firearms at Security Checkpoints, Announces New Measures to Mitigate

WASHINGTON — Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers have intercepted a record number of firearms brought by passengers to airport security checkpoints in 2022. As of December 16, TSA has stopped 6,301 firearms; more than 88% were loaded. Th...

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Posted on: December 20, 2022

A Message to All Airline Customers Checking a Bag at the Billings Airport

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Like many industries across the US, airlines and ground handling contractors are experiencing hiring difficulties and staffing shortages.  The labor shortage has caused delays at BIL with baggage deliveries, delays on the tarmac, which impact get...

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Posted on: September 16, 2022

REAL ID Deadline is May 7, 2025

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If using a Montana driver's license as identification to board a flight, be sure to check if it is a REAL ID-compliant license.

Current, unexpired Montana drivers’ licenses or IDs that are not REAL-ID compliant will be accepted by the Tr...

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Posted on: December 5, 2022

Department of Homeland Security Extends REAL ID Enforcement Date

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WASHINGTON – Today, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced its intent to extend the REAL ID full enforcement date by 24 months, from May 3, 2023 to May 7, 2025. Under the new regulations published to execute this chang...

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