• Airport Advisory Board Meetings are the 1st Thursday of the Month at 1 p.m.  Meetings are located at Community Development Building, 305 SW A Street
  • Request for Statement of Qualification for Professional Services (PDF)
  •  On Monday, June 3, 2019, beginning at 1:00 pm, two or more members of the Airport Authority Board will be meeting at The Fieldhouse conference room, located at 2205 SW "I" Street, Bentonville, AR.  Said working session is to discuss operations and procedures for the upcoming Turf Runway.  Please contact Charles Chadwick, Airport manager, at (479) 418-8675, with any questions about this meeting.

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 Phillip Johnson, Executive Director at Summit Aviation, at, or call him at 479-254-0817.

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