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Frequently Asked Questions
- Does Drake Field have airline service?
No. Fayetteville Executive Airport is a General Aviation facility and currently does not serve commercial airlines. All commercial carriers now arrive and depart from Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport - XNA. Contact information for XNA: Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport, One Airport Blvd. Suite 100, Bentonville, AR 72712; Tel: 479-205-1000, Fax: 479-205-1001, http://www.nwara.com/
- I need to speak to the FBO about fueling, crew car availability, car rental, overnight hangar, catering, afterhours service or another subject.
Please contact: City of Fayetteville FBO 479-443-4343
- What are your current fuel prices?
Fuel prices are updated weekly please call for current pricing.
City of Fayetteville FBO: 479-443-4343
- Where is the self serve fueling station located on the airfield?
The self serve station is located on the Northeast corner of the airport, Southeast of the Air Traffic Control Tower. Taxi East on Taxiway Delta, then North on the T-hangar apron past the pilot restrooms and lounge building.
- I have an STC for unleaded gasoline for my aircraft. Can I purchase MoGas at Drake Field?
Our self service fueling station has 91 Octane gasoline for sale to aircraft possesing an STC for the fuel. Our MoGas does NOT contain an alcohol additive!
- I want to learn how to fly. Does Drake Field have Pilot Training?
Yes! There are two flight schools on the field:
Ross Executive Aviation, 479-973-2759 or 479-646-7272
SkyVenture Aviation, 479-521-9400
Both schools offer low-cost introductory flights!
- I need directions to Drake Field.
From the South take I-540 N to Exit 60, first right onto the Fullbright Expressway transition road, then bear right onto Hwy 71 South approximately 1 mile on the left.
From the North take I-540 S to Exit 61, overpass onto the Fullbright Expressway transition road, then bear right onto Hwy 71 South approximately 1 mile on the left.
From Downtown Fayetteville, South on 71 B / School Avenue past the Arkansas Air Museum, Terminal parking lot on the left.
Address: 4500 S School Avenue
Here is a link to a map of the area MapQuest - Drake Field
- I want to report an aircraft that appears to be flying too low over my neighborhood.
Please contact the Drake Field Air Traffic Control Tower: 479-442-2182
- Can I charter a flight from Drake Field?
SkyVenture Aviation http://skyventureinc.com/ provides a low-cost charter service for 100-400 mile destinations. Phone: 479-521-9400
- I heard about an organization that provides free air transport for specialized medical purposes. How do I contact them?
There are a couple of organizations that provide free flights for people who need to travel for specialized medical treatment.
Grace Flight of America, 888-500-0433; http://graceflight.org/
Angel Flight, Inc., 800-989-2602; http://www.angelflight.com/
- Does Drake Field have aircraft maintenance on the airport?
There are several maintenance facilities on the airfield:
Aircraft Maintenance Professionals 479-527-9661
SkyVenture Aviation Inc. 479-521-9400
Wings Avionics Inc. 479-587-0005
- Does Drake Field have an Air Traffic Control Tower?
Drake Tower operates on VHF 128.0
The ATC Tower operates from 6:00 am to 10:00 pm daily.
- I'm a T-hangar tenant and I want to report an issue with my hangar, lights, gate access, self serve fueling station, east-side restrooms, rent payment/billing, or some other problem.
Your Airport Administration is eager to assist you with any issue you may have. Please give us a call at 479-718-7642. Our office hours are 8:00 am to 5:00 pm M-F. If you have a pressing situation that needs immediate attention, please contact the Airport Director, 479-601-3520.
- I want to visit the Arkansas Air & Military Museum!
The museum is open from 11:00 am to 4:30 pm Sunday thru Friday, and 10:00 am to 4:30 pm on Saturdays. The museum also hosts several special events throughout the year. To contact them directly call:
Arkansas Air & Military Museum 479-521-4947; AAMM Website
- I want to pay my hanger invoice. Can I pay my hangar rent invoice with a credit card or automatic withdrawal?
Credit card payment over the web is now available here: Online Billing Services. VISA of Mastercard is accepted. Automatic bank withdrawal is not currently available. You can also drop by the Airport Administration office at Drake Field during business hours, 8 am to 5 pm M-F, or mail your payment to:
4500 S. School, Suite F, Fayetteville, AR 72701