When air traffic control tower closed activate MALSR runway 32; REIL runway 14; HIRL runway 14/32; MIRL runway 05/23; taxiway A and B lights - CTAF. PAPI runways 05, 14, 23, 32 operational consly.
100LL and jeta self service available 24 hours with credit card only northeast side of GA ramp.
Runway 5/23 not available for skedd air carrier operations with more than 9 passenger seats or unsked air carrier at least 31 passenger seats.
Airport rescue and fire fighting index C available upon req.
Landing fees required for aircraft 12,500 lbs or greater.
Be alert do not mistake ellsworth afb, located 6.5 nm nnw for rapid city rgnl.
152 ft AGL tower 2.5 nm nnw of airport.
LINE-OF-SIGHT is restricted between runway 14 and runway 23 physical ends.
Be alert: extensive military jet traffic in vicinity of and nnw of airport.
High vol of heli tours in vicinity of mt rushmore and crazy horse monuments at or blw 7500 ft; all otr aircraft should rmn at or above 7700 ft and maintain 1 nm horizontal separation from the monuments; pilots are advised to monitor 122.85 for traffic advisories.
Runway 5/23 not available to aircraft over 12500 lbs to taxi.
For clearance contact ground or air traffic control tower on frequency. if una, contact rap air traffic control tower at 605-393-1161. when air traffic control tower closed, contact ellsworth approach at 605-385-6198. When approach closed contact denver artcc at 303-651-4257.
Diverting non-based air carriers contact airport operations at (605) 593-3419 prior to diverting due to limited gate space. No customs service available.
All charter serviced aircraft over 12,500 lbs must contact airport operations at 605-593-3419 at least 48 hours prior to arrival.
Contact ground for free TIE-DOWN locations, or please call airport operations at 605-593-3419.
Overnight parking allowed in designated tiedown areas only.
Use of army national guard (ANG) ramp is official business only; for prior permission required please call ANG flight operations at (605) 737-6128. Normal ANG operations are TUES-FRI 1400-0030Z++ except holidays.
Tower has limited visibility of taxiway T1 and taxiway T2 and taxiway B at approach end runway runway 23