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KVBT Bentonville Municipal Airport/Louise M Thaden Field
Bentonville, Arkansas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 03 DECEMBER 2020

Location

FAA Identifier: VBT
Lat/Long: 36-20-43.2070N 094-13-10.2120W
36-20.720117N 094-13.170200W
36.3453353,-94.2195033
(estimated)
Elevation: 1298.1 ft. / 395.7 m (surveyed)
Variation: 01E (2020)
From city: 2 miles S of BENTONVILLE, AR
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 72712

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 09/1946
Control tower: no
ARTCC: MEMPHIS CENTER
FSS: JONESBORO FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: VBT (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: APR-SEP 0700-1900, OCT-MAR 0800-1700
FOR SVC AFT HRS CALL 479-367-9800.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: ACTVT MIRL RWY 18/36 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX AWOS-3PT: 134.975 (479-273-9198)
RAZORBACK APPROACH: 121.0
RAZORBACK DEPARTURE: 121.0
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 121.05
WX AWOS-3PT at ROG (6 nm E): 134.375 (479-631-9196)
WX ASOS at XNA (6 nm SW): 119.425 (479-203-0109)
WX AWOS-3 at ASG (11 nm SE): 124.675 (479-750-2967)
WX AWOS-3PT at SLG (16 nm SW): 118.375 (479-524-9893)
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY MEMPHIS ARTCC ON FREQS126.1/269.0 (FAYETTEVILLE RCAG) WHEN RAZORBACK APCH CTL CLSD.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
RZCr317/7.6RAZORBACK VORTAC116.4004E
EOSr154/31.6NEOSHO VOR/DME117.3007E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
SILOAM SPRINGS050/16.028404ESLG ... .-.. --.

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: HIGH
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 18/36

Dimensions: 4426 x 65 ft. / 1349 x 20 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 12.5
Double wheel: 21.5
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
Runway edge markings: MKGS FADED.
RUNWAY 18  RUNWAY 36
Latitude: 36-21.079725N36-20.350382N
Longitude: 094-13.156780W094-13.163385W
Elevation: 1289.3 ft.1292.6 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 179 magnetic, 180 true359 magnetic, 000 true
Displaced threshold: 230 ft.no
Declared distances: LDA:4196ASDA:4196 LDA:4196
Markings: nonprecision, in poor conditionnonprecision, in poor condition
Runway end identifier lights: yes
REIL LGTS OTS INDEFLY
yes
REIL LGTS OTS INDEFLY
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 8 ft. brush, 360 ft. from runway, 20:1 slope to clear
APCH RATIO 50:1 TO DSPLCD THR.
12 ft. pole, 615 ft. from runway, 170 ft. left of centerline, 34:1 slope to clear

Runway 17/35

Dimensions: 2448 x 75 ft. / 746 x 23 m
Surface: turf
RUNWAY 17  RUNWAY 35
Latitude: 36-20.931000N36-20.527500N
Longitude: 094-13.186667W094-13.190333W
Elevation: 1288.7 ft.1292.5 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 179 magnetic, 180 true359 magnetic, 000 true
Declared distances: TORA:2448 TODA:2448TORA:2448 TODA:2448

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF BENTONVILLE
117 WEST CENTRAL
BENTONVILLE, AR 72712
Phone 479-271-3112
Manager: CHUCK CHADWICK
117 WEST CENTRAL
BENTONVILLE, AR 72712
Phone 479-418-8675

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 49
Single engine airplanes: 42
Multi engine airplanes: 4
Jet airplanes: 1
Helicopters: 2
    
Aircraft operations: avg 88/day *
65% local general aviation
34% transient general aviation
<1% air taxi
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 30 June 2019

Additional Remarks

BEGINNING 60 FT BYD NORTH END OF RY 18 PAVEMENT, GND HAS APROXLY 12 FT DROP OVER 60 FT LENGTH TO POND.
FOR CD CTC RAZORBACK APCH 479-649-2416, WHEN APCH CLSD CTC MEMPHIS ARTCC AT 901-368-8453.
MIGRATORY BIRDS ON & INVOF ARPT
RWY 17/35 VFR DALGT OPNS ONLY.
SIMUL USE OF RWYS 17/35 AND 18/36 NA.

Instrument Procedures

NOTE: All procedures below are presented as PDF files. If you need a reader for these files, you should download the free Adobe Reader.

NOT FOR NAVIGATION. Please procure official charts for flight.
FAA instrument procedures published for use from 03 December 2020 at 0901Z to 31 December 2020 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 18 **CHANGED**   download (209KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 36 **CHANGED**   download (244KB)
VOR-A **CHANGED**   download (213KB)
 
Departure Procedures
BENTON SIX   download (229KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (131KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KROG - Rogers Executive Airport - Carter Field (6 nm E)
KXNA - Northwest Arkansas National Airport (6 nm SW)
5M5 - Crystal Lake Airport (11 nm W)
KASG - Springdale Municipal Airport (11 nm SE)
KSLG - Smith Field Airport (16 nm SW)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 04-Dec-2020
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:4612:46
Sunrise07:1413:14
Sunset17:0123:01
Evening civil twilight17:2923:29

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  04-Dec-2020 15:16:10
Local (UTC-6)  04-Dec-2020 09:16:10
 
METAR
KVBT 041456Z AUTO 23008KT 3SM BR OVC004 01/01 A3018 RMK AO2 SLP230 6//// T00060006 51005 FZRANO TSNO PNO $
KXNA 
5nm SW 
041453Z 24008KT 3SM BR OVC003 01/M01 A3016 RMK AO2 SLP220 T00061011 52002
KROG 
7nm E 
041458Z 24009KT 4SM BR OVC004 01/00 A3016 RMK AO2 SLP219 6//// T00110000 51004 PNO $
KASG 
12nm SE 
041448Z 25004KT 3SM BR OVC006 01/01 A3017
KSLG 
15nm SW 
041456Z AUTO 21007KT 3SM BR OVC003 01/00 A3018 RMK AO2 SLP228 T00060000 51006 FZRANO TSNO
KFYV 
20nm S 
041453Z 24005KT 4SM BR OVC008 01/M01 A3018 RMK AO2 SLP225 T00111006 51008
TAF
KXNA 
5nm SW 
040822Z 0408/0506 30009KT P6SM OVC005 FM041200 26005KT P6SM OVC012 FM041500 26006KT P6SM SCT030 FM042000 24007KT P6SM SKC
KROG 
7nm E 
041404Z 0414/0512 26004KT 4SM BR OVC004 FM041600 24010KT P6SM SKC FM050100 00000KT P6SM SKC TEMPO 0509/0512 1SM BR
KFYV 
20nm S 
041404Z 0414/0512 18003KT 4SM BR OVC009 FM041600 24007KT P6SM SKC FM050100 00000KT P6SM SKC TEMPO 0509/0512 1SM BR
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