Payson Airport

Payson Airport
Airport typePublic
OwnerTown of Payson
LocationPayson, Arizona
Elevation AMSL5,157 ft / 1,572 m
Coordinates34°15′25″N 111°20′21″W / 34.25694°N 111.33917°W / 34.25694; -111.33917Coordinates: 34°15′25″N 111°20′21″W / 34.25694°N 111.33917°W / 34.25694; -111.33917
Payson Airport is located in Arizona
Payson Airport
Payson Airport
Payson Airport is located in the United States
Payson Airport
Payson Airport
Direction Length Surface
ft m
6/24 5,504 1,678 Asphalt
Number Length Surface
ft m
H1 50 15 Concrete
Statistics (2011)
Aircraft operations41,245
Based aircraft35
Payson Airport

Payson Airport (IATA: PJB, ICAO: KPAN, FAA LID: PAN) is a public airport located 1 mile (0.87 nmi; 1.6 km) west of the central business district of Payson, a town in Gila County, Arizona, United States. The airport covers 80 acres (32 ha) 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


Crosswinds Restaurant

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-base operations. Payson Air also provides some services such as aircraft maintenance. They are the airport's only flight training school.


Payson Airport - Rich Henry Field

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

Cargo Airline

Ameriflight Phoenix-Sky Harbor, Show Low[4]


  1. ^ a b FAA Airport Form 5010 for PAN 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.
  4. ^[bare URL image file]

External links

  • Payson Airport (PAN) at Arizona DOT airport directory
  • Resources for this airport:
    • FAA airport information for KPAN
    • AirNav airport information for KPAN
    • ASN accident history for PJB
    • FlightAware airport information and live flight tracker
    • SkyVector aeronautical chart for KPAN
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