• Airport Advisory Board Meetings are the 1st Thursday of the Month at 1 p.m. unless otherwise mentioned under Announcements. Meetings are located at Community Development Building, 305 SW "A" Street, in the Planning Commission Chambers.
  • The next Airport Advisory Board meeting is scheduled for Thursday, February 4, 2021, at 1:00 pm via Zoom Webinar.  If you would like to receive an invitation to this virtual meeting, please email Beverly Shepherd, Administrative Assistant at:
  • Notice:  On Tuesday, January 26, 2021, beginning at 2:00 pm, two or more members of the Airport Advisory Board will be meeting for a working session to discuss hangar access.  Said working session is via Zoom webinar and is not open for public discussion.  It is however, open for observation. Please contact Beverly Shepherd, Administrative Assistant at (479) 271-3131 if you would like to observe this working session via Zoom.

Louise Thaden Field

The Bentonville Municipal Airport - Louise M. Thaden Field, houses 56 single engine, 5 multi-engine aircraft and 2 Helicopters (Airport Master Plan Final Report July 2016). The newly constructed main terminal has a: 

  • Breaks / concessions room
  • Computers with Internet access
  • Conference room
  • Pilots lounge
  • Restrooms

Hangar Information

The City of Bentonville owns one enclosed t-hangar with six units and one open t-hangar with five units. There are five private box hangars of various sizes and a sixth enclosed t-hangar with eight units.

Louise Thaden Field aerial shot



  • 2500 SW Aviation Street
  • Acres: 140
  • Approach Lighting: REILS
  • Approach: GPS WASS, Non-precision
  • Elevation 1296
  • Fuel: 100LL and Jet A
  • Latitude: 36-20-44.5750N
  • Longitude: 094-13-09.6420W
  • Runway ID: 18/36
  • Runway Length 4,426 feet
  • Runway Width: 65 feet
  • Surface Type: Asphalt
  • Weather: AWOS-3


  • Airplane Rental
  • Airplane Sales
  • Cargo Services
  • Charter Services
  • Courtesy Car
  • Flight Instruction

For car rentals, lodging, and restaurant information, check with the Bentonville / Bella Vista Chamber of Commerce at 479-273-2841 or the Bentonville Convention and Visitors Bureau at 479-271-9153.

More Information

For more information, email Chad Cox, Executive Director at Summit Aviation, at, or call him at 479-254-0817.

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