Benson Municipal Airport (E95)
Benson Municipal Airport (E95)  By Brian Schober  Our next installment of highlighting Arizona airports takes us to Benson (E95). Benson Municipal Airport is about three miles northwest the city of Benson and about 30 miles east of Tucson in Arizona’s southern tier. Benson’s airport hasn’t always been at the current location. Records show...  Read more...Benson Municipal Airport (E95)
Kingman Airport, Kingman Arizona
Kingman Airport, Kingman Arizona  By Brian Schober  The US Army Air Forces played a major role in developing many of Arizona’s current and long-gone airports. Kingman’s airport is no exception. The US Army Air Forces had a need to train gunnery crews assigned to the newly-developed B-17 Flying Fortresses and an unpopulated 4,000+ acres...  Read more...Kingman Airport, Kingman Arizona
Arizona Airport Focus — Cottonwood (P52)
Cottonwood (P52) By Brian Schober.  This is the first in a series of articles highlighting unique and fun Arizona general aviation airports. This month, we are highlighting the Cottonwood airport, P52. The scenic and historic town of Cottonwood lies approximately 100 miles North of Phoenix or about 50 miles Southwest of Flagstaff. The airport was originally...  Read more...Arizona Airport Focus — Cottonwood (P52)
Hangar Haciendas Airpark (AZ90) Laveen, AZ
Hangar Haciendas Airpark (AZ90) Laveen, AZ by Kit McCloud. This airpark has to catch your eye if you’ve flown over it or driven by it. Nestled between South Mountain of Phoenix and a small ridge to the north, Hangar Haciendas Airpark is slightly out in the country you might say, but at the same time close to the metropolitan Phoenix area. As you can see in...  Read more...Hangar Haciendas Airpark (AZ90) Laveen, AZ
Castle Well Airpark
Castle Well Airpark (0AZ5) Morristown, AZ. Steve and Jackie Andros, originally from Cave Creek, searched out an area years ago near Morristown to build a runway and settle down.  They purchased this 55 acre parcel now divided into smaller parcels for home sites.  The micro area where the airpark sits is unique in that it contains beautiful views with an...  Read more...Castle Well Airpark
Moreton Airpark
Moreton Airpark (23AZ) Wickenburg, AZ. Moreton is one of the oldest in the family of private Arizona airparks. Originating on the Moreton Ranch, at an elevation of elevation 2455’, the airfield was first surveyed and graded back in the fifties. In 1958 it was recognized by the federal government and designated by the FAA as 23AZ. The airfield property originally...  Read more...Moreton Airpark
Thunder Ridge Airpark
Thunder Ridge Airpark (AZ28) Morristown, AZ. Marristown, as described by Wikipedia, is a census-designated place in Maricopa County.  The Thunder Ridge Airpark is located at the intersections of highway 60 and 74 on the way to Wickenburg.  The airpark originated by four persons coming from another satellite airport in the Phoenix area back in 1993. The home lots...  Read more...Thunder Ridge Airpark
Indian Hills Airpark
Indian Hills Airpark (2AZ1) Salome, AZ. Many of the Arizona airparks have uniqueness about them and Indian Hills is no exception. Located 100 miles west of Phoenix Sky Harbor on Highway 60 midway between I-10/60 junction and Aguila (Eagle Roost airpark), this airpark is home to 70 residents on 93 home sites. I had the pleasure of speaking with Jerry Breeyear about the...  Read more...Indian Hills Airpark
Skyranch at Carefree
Skyranch (18AZ) Carefree, AZ. “Caution: Aviation may be hazardous to your wealth…” As promised, I wanted to showcase some of Arizona’s many airparks. Where better to start than the very first Arizona airport to offer residents fly-in access? Carefree’s Skyranch. At an elevation of 2568 feet, the 27 acre airpark is in a magnificent location northeast of...  Read more...Skyranch at Carefree
Montezuma Heights Airpark
Montezuma (19AZ) Camp Verde, AZ. This airpark is situated 20 miles due south of Sedona and 15 miles southeast of Cottonwood, adjacent to Hwy 17. However, one cannot see this airpark from the highway because it’s on a plateau which provides magnificent views of the surrounding mountains for the airpark residents. Runway elevation and length are both 3300’. The...  Read more...Montezuma Heights Airpark
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