Benton Air Center

2600 Gold St
Redding CA  96001

Phone: (530) 241-4204

Benton Air Center

Benton Air Center is a full service FBO providing aircraft maintenance, fuel (Jet and 100LL) tie downs, flight school, airport cafe serving breakfast and lunch + beer and wine, an aircraft viewing area, pedal planes for kids, courtesy car for pilots, and a 4 hole putting green for your enjoyment. We host a Car / Plane Show N Shine and Tri-Tip Dinner every 2nd Friday night, and an aviation movie night every Saturday 7-9pm. Scenic Flights around Lake Shasta are available in our Cessna 172, or WWII Stearman Biplane, and Warbird Rides are available in our T-34, L-19 Bird Dog or L-17A Navion. Gift Certificates are available as well as financing for flight training.

Benton Air Center is a full service FBO providing flight training, ground school, aircraft fuel and maintenance, courtesy car, and restoration services.

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Parking: Parking Lot

Categories: Airport, Contractor, Education

Hours

Mon: 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue: 7:00 am - 5:30 pm
Wed: 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thu: 7:00 am - 5:30 pm
Fri: 7:00 am - 5:30 pm
Sat: 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sun: 7:00 am - 5:30 pm



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Past Events

2nd Annual Benton Air Faire, Car and Military Vehicle Show!

2nd Annual Benton Air Faire, Car and Military Vehicle Show!
08:00 am - 09/22/2018

At Benton Air Center

One day only! Warbird Rides / Fly Bys; Classic Car and Military Vehicle Show; RC Aircraft / Helicopter / Reno Air Race Flying; Antique Tractor / Engine Displays;...

100th Anniversary Pacific Air Mail Route at Benton

100th Anniversary Pacific Air Mail Route at Benton
11:00 am - 05/16/2018

At Benton Air Center

Come celebrate the 100th anniversary of CAM 8 (original Contact Air Mail route) reenactment flight in May of 2018 from San Diego to Seattle. Be on hand when (3)...

Beaverton Outlaws! Oregon Aviaitors & Experimental Aviation

Beaverton Outlaws! Oregon Aviaitors & Experimental Aviation
07:00 pm - 05/12/2018

At Benton Air Center

Did you know that it was illegal to build and fly your own aircraft in the US until 1952?! Throughout the 1920's & 30's Oregon was the only state in the union to...

Aerial Survival Search Rescue Operations CHP Northern Ops Div

Aerial Survival Search Rescue Operations CHP Northern Ops Div
10:00 am - 05/12/2018

At Benton Air Center

FAA Safety Seminar for May is hosted by CHP Northern Ops and will discuss back country survival, preparations, search and rescue hoist operations conducted by CHP...

Benton Airpark Swap Meet

Benton Airpark Swap Meet
07:00 am - 05/12/2018

At Benton Air Center

Run the Runways at Benton

Run the Runways at Benton
08:00 am - 04/21/2018

At Benton Air Center

Spaghetti Dinner and a Mob Movie: Goodfellas

Spaghetti Dinner and a Mob Movie: Goodfellas
05:30 pm - 04/14/2018

At Benton Air Center

The movie is based on the true-crime memoirs of the real-life Henry Hill, whose novel with Nicholas Pileggi -- "Wiseguys" -- was adapted into a screenplay by Pileggi...

Part 107 Drone Pilot 1 Day Course

Part 107 Drone Pilot 1 Day Course
09:00 am - 04/14/2018

At Benton Air Center

Moving class to April 14th to get more registered students; Only 2 signups so far, and we need a few more to have the instructors fly in, and teach the course....

AOPA Rusty Pilots Safety Seminar

AOPA Rusty Pilots Safety Seminar
09:00 am - 04/14/2018

At Benton Air Center

AOPA has put together a fun, interactive program that gives you all the information you need to get current again. Our dynamic presenters will bring you up to speed...

Young Eagles - Free Intro Flights for Kids!

Young Eagles - Free Intro Flights for Kids!
08:00 am - 03/24/2018

At Benton Air Center

Sponsored by EAA Chapter 157 and the Mount Shasta 99's. Kids can fly for free as an introduction to aviation at Benton Air Center. Come early / stay later and...

Dinner and a Movie: Caddyshack!

Dinner and a Movie: Caddyshack!
05:30 pm - 03/10/2018

At Benton Air Center

Greenskeeper Carl Spackler is about to start World War III – against a gopher. Pompous Judge Smalls plays to win but his nubile niece Lacey Underall wants to score...

Radio Communication FAA Wings Safety Seminar

Radio Communication FAA Wings Safety Seminar
10:00 am - 03/10/2018

At Benton Air Center

Do you know what to say before you press the “push-to-talk” switch? Fighting bouts of mic fright? Get a little help from the Air Safety Institute and avoid communication...

Movie Talladega Nights at Benton Air Center

Movie Talladega Nights at Benton Air Center
05:30 pm - 02/10/2018

At Benton Air Center

Shake and Bake Sweet Baby Jesus! When America's number one NASCAR speed-demon is issued a direct challenge from a gay, French Formula One racer with a hunger for...

FAA 2nd Sat Safety Seminar: Flying into Truckee Tahoe Airport

FAA 2nd Sat Safety Seminar: Flying into Truckee Tahoe Airport
10:00 am - 02/10/2018

At Benton Air Center

Lake Tahoe is close by, and a great destination, but pilots must be aware of terrain and weather effects in the mountainous terrain and other unique factors when...

FAA WINGS Safety Seminar: Aviation Weather

FAA WINGS Safety Seminar: Aviation Weather
10:00 am - 01/13/2018

At Benton Air Center

January FAA Safety Seminar for Wings Credit: AVIATION WEATHER will look at one of the fundamental elements of flying. After a review of METARs, TAFs, PIREPs,...

Private Pilot Ground School Class Starts

Private Pilot Ground School Class Starts
06:00 pm - 01/08/2018

At Benton Air Center

FAA Approved Ground School Class for Private Pilot! 26 Weeks of Classroom instruction by Flight Instructor / Owner Jim Ostrich; Tuition is $275 with $85 additional...

Saturday Movie: Christmas Vacation w/ Chevy Chase!

Saturday Movie: Christmas Vacation w/ Chevy Chase!
06:00 pm - 12/16/2017

At Benton Air Center

Enjoy Dinner at the Airpark Cafe starting at 6pm, Movie starts at 7pm; Adults $5 per person; Kids Free; Airline Seats can be reserved by calling ahead 241 4204...

Airspace Review Safety Seminar + Toys 4 Tots Toy Drive

Airspace Review Safety Seminar + Toys 4 Tots Toy Drive
10:00 am - 12/09/2017

At Benton Air Center

FAAST Safety Seminar at Benton Air Center. Review of Airspace (Class A to E); and then a tour of NORCAL Airspace from Benton down to SFO; Also covering flights...

Veteran's Day Dinner/Movie: The Best Years of our Lives

Veteran's Day Dinner/Movie: The Best Years of our Lives
05:30 pm - 11/11/2017

At Benton Air Center

Winning seven Academy Awards, including Best Picture, this classic drama follows three World War II veterans -- Homer, Al and Fred, as they return to small-town...

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