Airport

Announcements

There will be a Sub-Committee meeting of the Airport Advisory Board on Thursday, January 26, 2023 at 3:00 pm to discuss hangar development.  This Sub-Committee meeting will be an "in-person meeting ONLY and will be held at City Hall - Planning Commission Chambers - 305 SW "A" Street in Bentonville.  If you have any questions, please contact Beverly Shepherd, Administrative Assistant, by phone at (479) 271-3130, or by email at bshepherd@bentonvillear.com.

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The Airport Advisory Board meets on the first Thursday of each month unless   otherwise mentioned in Announcements.

UPDATE - THIS MEETING WILL BE ZOOM OPTION ONLY DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER.
The next regular Airport Advisory Board meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, February 1, 2023, at 10:00 am.  The meeting will be held via Zoom Webinar, and in person at City Hall - Planning Commission Chambers - 305 SW "A" Street in Bentonville.   If you have any questions, please contact Beverly Shepherd, Administrative Assistant, at: bshepherd@bentonvillear.com, or by phone at            (479) 271-3130.  

You may register early at the link below:

https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_5W5HeDaTRVuTJ1ncTBfkbw

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

Information

Statistics

  • 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


Services

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

For car rentals, lodging, and restaurant information, check with the Greater Bentonville Area Chamber of Commerce at 479-273-2841 or the Visit Bentonville (Bentonville Convention and Visitors Bureau) at 479-271-9153.


More Information

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

Summit Aviation Logo

Lease - State of Interest Form

Fill this form to express a Statement of Interest for Leases at the Bentonville Municipal Airport.