Lloyd Stearman Field

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Benton Airpark
Lloyd Stearman Field
Summary
Airport typePublic
OperatorBenton Airpark, Inc.
LocationBenton, Kansas
Elevation AMSL1,364 ft / 415.7 m
Coordinates37°46′40″N 97°06′49″W / 37.77778°N 97.11361°W / 37.77778; -97.11361Coordinates: 37°46′40″N 97°06′49″W / 37.77778°N 97.11361°W / 37.77778; -97.11361
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
17/35 5,100 1,554 Asphalt

Lloyd Stearman Field (FAA LID: 1K1), also known as Benton Airpark, is a public airport located one mile (1.6 km) southwest of the central business district of Benton, in Butler County, Kansas, USA. The airport covers 30 acres and has one runway. It was named in honor of aviation pioneer Lloyd Stearman and seven Stearman World War II-era training biplanes are based there. The airfield was used for several scenes from the 1969 movie, "The Gypsy Moths".

Services[edit]

In early 2010, a restaurant, Stearman Field Bar & Grill, opened on the airport property. The restaurant serves typical cafe food, such as breakfast, hamburgers, and steaks, as well as a full bar.

Fueling options include Jet-A with Prist via fuel truck, and a self-serve 100LL pump is located in the main parking apron. Ground Power Units are available.

King Air 90B charter services are available. Beechjet shares are also offered.

Flight training is available at Prairie Air Service, located midfield. Tie downs and hangers are also available, however they are not plentiful. A crew car is also available.

Nearby airports[edit]

References[edit]

  • Airport Master Record (FAA Form 5010), also available as a printable form (PDF)
  • Benton Airpark - Lloyd Stearman Field (official web site)
  • "Benton Airport's Makeover Continues". The Wichita Eagle via Knight Ridder. 2006-01-02. Retrieved 2006-09-25.

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