From small towns to big cities and everywhere in between, air connectivity opens the doors to tourism, business, and cultural exchange. In Bentonville, we are taking that connectivity to the next level. Imagine the convenience of flying your plane into a private airport, walking into a first-class aviation facility while being just minutes away from experiencing everything exceptional our community has to offer? That moment has arrived!
Thaden Field VBT (KVBT)
Thaden Field takes its name from the famed Arkansas-born pilot Louise Thaden, operating as the only municipal, private jet airport in Northwest Arkansas that will land you minutes away from beautiful downtown Bentonville.
In addition to operating as an airport, the Thaden Fieldhouse provides visitors and local residents so much more for a tourism experience:
A flight school
An exhibition hanger
Canoe rentals for Lake Bentonville, located right on the Thaden Fieldhouse grounds
Fishing at lake Bentonville
Plane rentals (with checkout)
A full service, all-day menu at café Louise
Fuel: 100LL and Jet A
Parking: Hangars and tie-downs (no parking or tie-down fees)