Benton Air Faire & Military Vehicle Show 30 SEP - 01 OCT

Hangar Pancake Breakfast 7am - 11am

  • Free for fly in pilots
  • $8 per person (scrambled eggs, bacon or sausage, pancakes)
  • Coffee, water, juice included

Radio Control Airshow  7:30am - 9am

Runways / Taxiways closed to all "big" planes during the RC airshow (7:30-9:00am)

  • Reno Warbirds Air Racers competing around Pylons
  • 3D Acrobatic Demonstration
  • Acrobatic Helicopters
  • F9F Panther Jet and other Warbirds

Plane Rides Available starting at 9am - Closing

  • $40 per adult / $20 per child for 15 min ride (Cessna or Diamond aircraft)
  • $90 per adult Warbird T34 "Mentor"
  • $120 per person in the North American T6 "Texan"

Hangar Octoberfest Lunch  11:30 - 1pm

  • Free for fly in pilots
  • $8 per person (Brats or Hamburgers N Chips)
  • Water or Ice Tea included

Military Vehicles and Warbird Displays + Fly Bys (CO(NFIRMED A/O 8-16-17)

  • National Guard SH-60 Blackhawk (Static)
  • PT-17 Stearman
  • N3N Naval Aircraft Factory Trainer (Rides Available)
  • PT-22  Ryan Trainer ()Rides Available)
  • Cessna T-50 Bamboo Bomber (Rides Available)
  • BT-13 Vultee Vibrator
  • AT-6 Texan
  • U3A  Cessna 310 Blue Canoe
  • T-34 Mentor (Rides Available)
  • L-17 Navion
  • L-19 Bird Dog
  • (2) L-29 Defin Jets Fly By at 12 Noon! 
  • Yak 50
  • CJ-6
  • Highway Patrol Fixed Wing Cessna T206; CHPHelicopter
  • Reach Medevac Helo

Vendors Welcome

Contact the FBO (530) 241-4204 with any questions, or fill in the registration form below

Benton Air Faire Vendor Registration Form

10x10 Booth Space. Let us know if you need more than one space in the comments. Setup time is 6AM Saturday 30 September, or Friday Night 29 September

I hereby release, discharge and agree to hold harmless the event organizers and their Officers, Agents, Sponsors and Volunteers for any damage to my airplane(s) or personal property resulting from any incident which may occur as a result of participating in the this event. I acknowledge that the indemnified parties above assume no liability for stolen or damaged property. I agree that I display my product(s) at my sole risk, and I waive all claims against the indemnified parties for damages to my product(s). I give permission and free, unconditional, non-exclusive license to the event organizers to use my name and images of my product(s) for promotional or educational purposes in connection with the event.

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Dinner & Movie at Benton!

Saturday Night Dinner and a Movie in the Hangar

Relax in First Class Airline Seats (First 12 attendees) and watch classic movies on the big screen in our airplane hangar! You can call in to reserve these seats!

Dinner is available upstairs in the Airpark Cafe 5:30pm to 7pm. Order off the menu! Beer and Wine available!

Movie is $5 per person and includes FREE POPCORN!


NO MOVIE UNTIL IT COOLS OFF IN THE HANGAR --- WHEN IT GETS BELOW 100 F  we can start the movies again!


Classes and Meetings

Garmin 430 User's Class

(good to know if you are flying YY or one of our complex aircraft):

Hands On Class covering all aspects of using the Garmin 430 for VFR and IFR flight. Fully functioning Garmin 430 Simulator to practice with, and follow the lessons with hands on use. Includes lunch at the cafe  $25 each.  Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Private Pilot Ground School Starts September 11th 2017

Class is Instructor Led. Two nights a week, 6-9pm!

13 week class – Every Monday and Wednesday nights; Tuition $275

Want to learn to fly? Obtain your FAA Private Pilot Certificate at Benton Air Center. This Class covers all the subject areas required to learn to fly and successfully pass the FAA Written Exam. Tuition is $275 plus books ($85) for the 13 week class. Class meets every Monday and Wednesday Class (6-9pm) for 13 weeks. Course is instructor led in our Training Room.

Come to the first night's class for FREE, which is an overview of the flight training process and review the approximate costs to obtain your Private Pilot Certificate.

Sign up by calling Julee  @ 241-4204


Shows / Parades / Fly Bys

Saturday Car Club Wings & Wheels Shows in 2017

  • September 30 - Benton Air Faire, Car and Military Vehicle Show and RC Aircraft Flying
  • October 14th:  4pm to Dusk;  Dinner at the Airpark Cafe; ($6.50 Burgers / $5.00 Dogs); Beer and Wine too!   Movie at 7pm on the hangar wall ($5)!

Car Clubs contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to schedule a 2017 Show N Shine for your club.



About Us

We are the full service FBO at Benton.

Flying, Maintenance, and Fuel.