Lloyd Stearman Field

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, United States. 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

In early 2010, a restaurant, Stearman Field Bar & Grill, opened on the airport property. It 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 hangars are also available, but are not plentiful. A crew car is available.

Nearby airports

References

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

External links

  • "Kansas Airport Directory: Lloyd Stearman Field" (PDF). (152 KiB) - airport diagram and aerial photo
  • Prairie Air Service, Inc. - flight school located at Benton Airpark
  • Resources for this airport:
    • FAA airport information for 1K1
    • AirNav airport information for 1K1
    • FlightAware airport information and live flight tracker
    • SkyVector aeronautical chart for 1K1


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