Payson Airport

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Payson Airport
Airport type Public
Owner Town of Payson
Location Payson, Arizona
Elevation AMSL 5,157 ft / 1,572 m
Coordinates 34°15′25″N 111°20′21″W / 34.25694°N 111.33917°W / 34.25694; -111.33917
Direction Length Surface
ft m
6/24 5,504 1,678 Asphalt
Number Length Surface
ft m
H1 50 15 Concrete
Statistics (2005)
Aircraft operations 41,850
Based aircraft 41

Payson Airport (IATA: PJBICAO: KPANFAA LID: PAN) is a public airport located one mile (2 km) west of the central business district of Payson, a town in Gila County, Arizona, United States. The airport covers 80 acres and has one runway and one helipad.[1] It is mostly used for general aviation, and is host to a number of fire-fighting aircraft during the summer fire season.

Facilities and Aircraft[edit]


Payson Airport covers an area of 80 acres (32 ha) which contains one asphalt paved runway, and one concrete helipad:

  • Runway 6/24 measuring 5,504 x 75  ft (1,678 x 23 m)
  • Helipad 1 (H1) measuring 50 x 50  ft (15 x 15 m)

The airport does not have an air traffic control tower.

For the period ending 27, April 2011, the airport had 41,245 operations at an average of 113 a day. 60% transient general aviation, 36% local general aviation, 4% air taxi and <1% military.[2]

Payson Aviation is the main provider of fixed-based operations. Payson Air also provides some services such as aircraft maintenance. They are the airport's only flight training school.


There are 35 aircraft based on the field. These aircraft include 30 single-engine, 3 multi-engine and 2 ultra-light gliders. [3]


  1. ^ a b FAA Airport Master Record for PAN (Form 5010 PDF), effective 2007-07-05
  2. ^ "Payson Airport". AirNav. Retrieved 20 January 2013. 
  3. ^ "Payson Airport Overview (Payson, AZ) [KPAN/PAN]". FlightAware. Retrieved 20 January 2013. 

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