Benson Municipal Airport (Arizona)

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Benson Municipal Airport
BensonMunicipalAirportE95.jpg
Summary
Airport typePublic
Owner/OperatorCity of Benson
ServesBenson, Arizona
Elevation AMSL3,831 ft / 1,168 m
Coordinates31°59′58″N 110°21′29″W / 31.99944°N 110.35806°W / 31.99944; -110.35806Coordinates: 31°59′58″N 110°21′29″W / 31.99944°N 110.35806°W / 31.99944; -110.35806
Websitehttp://www.swernaviation.com/
Map
E95 is located in Arizona
E95
E95
E95 is located in the US
E95
E95
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
10/28 4,002 1,220 Asphalt
Statistics (2017)
Aircraft operations24,400
Based aircraft38

Benson Municipal Airport (FAA LID: E95) is a public use airport located 3.5 miles (3.0 nmi; 5.6 km) northwest of the central business district of Benson, a city in Cochise County, Arizona, United States and 35 miles (30 nmi; 56 km) east of Tucson International Airport (TUS).[1] The airport was opened in November 1999.

Although Most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA, IATA, and ICAO 'Benson Municipal Airport is only assigned E95 by the FAA[2].

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Benson Municipal Airport covers an area of 140 acres (57 ha) at an elevation of 3,831 ft (1,168 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway:

  • 10/28 measuring 4,002 ft × 75 ft (1,220 m × 23 m) asphalt[3]

For the 12-month period ending April 15, 2017, the airport had 24,400 aircraft operations, an average of 67 per day: 92% general aviation, and 2% military. At that time there were 38 aircraft based at this airport: 84% single-engine, 5% ultralight, 3% multi-engine, 5% jet, and 3% helicopters.

View of the ramp from the FBO at Benson Municipal Airport (Arizona)

Car of the Month[edit]

In 2012 the 1955 Dodge Coronet Airport Courtesy Car at Benson Municipal provided by FBO: SouthWestern Aviation, LLC was named Airport Car of the Month for June by EAA Sport Aviation Magazine.[4]

Douglas DC-3 on the ramp at Benson Municipal Airport (Arizona) E95

References[edit]

  1. ^ FAA Airport Master Record for E95 (Form 5010 PDF)
  2. ^ "E95 - Benson [Muni], AZ, US - Airport - Great Circle Mapper". www.gcmap.com. Retrieved 2018-05-15.
  3. ^ "AirNav: E95 - Benson Municipal Airport". www.airnav.com. Retrieved 2018-05-15.
  4. ^ "Airport car of the month". Sport Aviation: 8. June 2012.

External links[edit]

Flight Training at Benson Municipal Airport