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KVBT Bentonville Municipal Airport/Louise M Thaden Field
Bentonville, Arkansas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 26 APRIL 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: VBT
Lat/Long: 36-20-42.9000N / 094-13-09.6000W
36-20.715000N / 094-13.160000W
36.3452500 / -94.2193333
(estimated)
Elevation: 1298.1 ft. / 395.7 m (surveyed)
Variation: 04E (2000)
From city: 2 miles S of BENTONVILLE, AR
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 72712

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 09/1946
Control tower: no
ARTCC: MEMPHIS CENTER
FSS: JONESBORO FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: VBT (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: APR-SEP 0700-1900, OCT-MAR 0800-1700
FOR SVC AFT HRS CALL 479-586-5540.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: ACTVT MIRL RY 18/36 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX AWOS-3PT: 134.975 (479-273-9198)
RAZORBACK APPROACH: 121.0
RAZORBACK DEPARTURE: 121.0
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 121.05
WX AWOS-3PT at ROG (6 nm E): 134.375 (479-631-9196)
WX ASOS at XNA (6 nm SW): 119.425 (479-203-0109)
WX AWOS-3 at ASG (11 nm SE): 124.675 (479-750-2967)
WX AWOS-3PT at SLG (16 nm SW): 118.375 (479-524-9893)
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY MEMPHIS ARTCC ON FREQS126.1/269.0 (FAYETTEVILLE RCAG) WHEN RAZORBACK APCH CTL CLSD.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
RZCr317/7.6RAZORBACK VORTAC116.4004E
DAKr350/18.2DRAKE VOR/DME115.2507E
EOSr154/31.6NEOSHO VOR/DME117.3007E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
ROGRS222/10.026304ERO .-. ---
SILOAM SPRINGS050/16.028404ESLG ... .-.. --.

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
100LL AVBL 24 HRS SELF SERVICE WITH CREDIT CARD.
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: HIGH
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 18/36

Dimensions: 4426 x 65 ft. / 1349 x 20 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 12.5
Double wheel: 21.5
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 18  RUNWAY 36
Latitude: 36-21.079725N36-20.350382N
Longitude: 094-13.156780W094-13.163385W
Elevation: 1289.3 ft.1292.6 ft.
Gradient: 0.6%0.6%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 176 magnetic, 180 true356 magnetic, 000 true
Displaced threshold: 230 ft.345 ft.
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 8 ft. brush, 360 ft. from runway, 20:1 slope to clear
APCH RATIO 50:1 TO DSPLCD THR.
12 ft. pole, 615 ft. from runway, 170 ft. left of centerline, 34:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF BENTONVILLE
117 E CENTRAL
BENTONVILLE, AR 72712
Phone 479-271-3112
Manager: BEN PETERS
305 SW A STREET
BENTONVILLE, AR 72712
Phone 479-271-3166

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 73
Single engine airplanes: 64
Multi engine airplanes: 6
Jet airplanes: 1
Helicopters: 2
    
Aircraft operations: avg 88/day *
65% local general aviation
34% transient general aviation
<1% air taxi
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 31 August 2015

Additional Remarks

BEGINNING 60 FT BYD NORTH END OF RY 18 PAVEMENT, GND HAS APROXLY 12 FT DROP OVER 60 FT LENGTH TO POND.

Instrument Procedures

NOTE: All procedures below are presented as PDF files. If you need a reader for these files, you should download the free Adobe Reader.

NOT FOR NAVIGATION. Please procure official charts for flight.
FAA instrument procedures published for use from 26 April 2018 at 901Z to 24 May 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 18   download (221KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 36   download (230KB)
VOR-A   download (204KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (39KB)
 
Departure Procedures
BENTON FOUR   download (216KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (131KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KROG - Rogers Executive Airport - Carter Field (6 nm E)
KXNA - Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport (6 nm SW)
5M5 - Crystal Lake Airport (11 nm W)
KASG - Springdale Municipal Airport (11 nm SE)
KSLG - Smith Field Airport (16 nm SW)
 
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Taken in the Spring of 2007

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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 22-May-2018
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:3710:37
Sunrise06:0611:06
Sunset20:2101:21
Evening civil twilight20:5001:50

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  22-May-2018 07:41:38
Local (UTC-5)  22-May-2018 02:41:38
 
METAR
KVBT 220656Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 20/18 A3004 RMK AO2 SLP164 T02000183
KXNA 
5nm SW 
220653Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 19/17 A3003 RMK AO2 SLP153 T01940167
KROG 
7nm E 
220658Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 19/18 A3003 RMK AO2 SLP156 T01940183
KASG 
12nm SE 
220148Z 00000KT 10SM BKN043 24/20 A3002
KSLG 
15nm SW 
220656Z AUTO 10004KT 10SM CLR 18/18 A3002 RMK AO2 SLP157 T01830178
KFYV 
20nm S 
220720Z AUTO 00000KT 2 1/2SM BR FEW002 18/18 A3002 RMK AO2 T01830183
TAF
KXNA 
5nm SW 
220520Z 2206/2306 35004KT P6SM FEW060 TEMPO 2208/2209 3SM BR FM220900 00000KT 1/2SM FG VV002 FM221300 00000KT 2SM BR SCT003 FM221500 VRB03KT P6SM SCT010 FM221700 17005KT P6SM SCT025 FM222000 17005KT P6SM VCTS SCT035CB FM230000 16004KT P6SM SCT250
KROG 
7nm E 
220520Z 2206/2306 00000KT P6SM SKC TEMPO 2208/2209 3SM BR FM220900 00000KT 1/2SM FG VV002 FM221300 00000KT 2SM BR SCT003 FM221500 VRB03KT P6SM SCT010 FM221700 14005KT P6SM SCT025 FM222000 17005KT P6SM VCTS SCT035CB FM230000 14004KT P6SM SCT250
KFYV 
20nm S 
220520Z 2206/2306 00000KT P6SM SCT040 BKN070 TEMPO 2208/2209 3SM BR FM220900 00000KT 1/2SM FG VV002 FM221300 00000KT 2SM BR SCT003 FM221500 VRB03KT P6SM SCT010 FM221700 17005KT P6SM SCT025 FM222000 17005KT P6SM VCTS SCT035CB FM230000 16004KT P6SM SCT250
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Summit Aviation UNICOM 122.80
479-254-0817
479-273-3590
[web site]
[email]
2 Miles from Walmart home office and minutes from Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. No landing fees, No parking fees. Contract Fuel prices.
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NATA Safety 1st   Shell Aviation Contract Fuel   Shell AeroClass   Crew cars   Enterprise Rent-A-Car   Certificated Pilot School   Cessna Service Center   PSI FAA Test Center  
 
Shell
100LL Jet A
FS $4.90 $4.70 
SS $4.10 --- 
 Updated 21-May-2018
 
   13 read write
Alternatives at nearby airports
IMPORTANT: Note that the FBOs below are NOT at KVBT but at other nearby airports. Do not expect services from these FBOs to be available at KVBT.
Located at KROG
Beaver Lake Aviation
122.875
479-636-9400
[web site]
At KROG (Rogers Executive Airport - Carter Field), 6 miles ENE

Beaver Lake Aviation is a subsidiary of Walmart Inc. and we are located only 8 miles from the Walmart/Sam's Club Office complex. Customs and Border Protection, Restaurant and Car Rental on site. No ramp or landing fees. Volume fuel discount with a Phillips Card. Contract Fuel. Full crew and passenger amenities. Your Northwest Arkansas FBO!
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Located at KROG
Phillips 66
100LL Jet A
FS $4.90 $4.65 
 Updated 16-May-2018
 
   7 read write
FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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