1001 W MINGUS AVENUE, COTTONWOOD, AZ 86326 For more information on the Cottonwood Municipal Airport, please contact Morgan Scott, Airport Manager at (928) 340-2777.
Elevation: 3550 ft
Things To Do
Fly into Cottonwood Airport (P52)
Stay in our small upstairs prohibition-era historic boutique hotel and we will pick you up from the airport. Stay where John Wayne romanced Gail Russell, and where Mae West stayed between trips from Broadway to Hollywood.
Owner/innkeeper, local historian, storyteller and tour guide, will give you a free historic intro lecture on these stories or book a tour for more.
COMPLIMENTARY RIDES from and back to the Cottonwood Airport when you stay at the Cottonwood Hotel.
Located in Cottonwood's downtown, known as Old Town, this hotel is the most historic in Cottonwood and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is in the heart of the 3-block section of Cottonwood's Commercial Historic District.
Once here at the hotel you can walk to popular restaurants and outdoor cafes for breakfast, lunch and dining/bars, plus the largest section of the Verde Valley Wine Trail tasting rooms, eclectic shopping, galleries, antiques and a short walk to the Verde River.
MOVIE STUNT PILOTS and Stuntmen: Frank Clarke, Roy Wilson (Waco); Wing Walker Evan Unger and Mr. Booth jumped with parachutes.
AVIATORS: Col. John Hinchey, James Granger (Swallow), CHarles Townes, Bob Weil (Stearman), Robert Scott (Waco Travelog), E.M. Moore (Swallow), J.G.Shakeford (Gipsy Moth), Ed Pettis (Travel Air), Charles Cowan (Stinson)
FLYING RYAN B-5's were Roy Dowering, Jean Johnson, and R.M. Wood
MONOCOUPES were flown by: Charles Goldtrap, Robert Fran, J. G. Fuerhelm, and M. Martinez of Jerome
STAND OIL BOEING: Mike Doolin
Event was sponsored by Verde Valley Airlines, whose officers were Marcus Rawlins, M.L. Wheeler, and William A. Clark, III (crashed with Jack Lynch May 15th, 1932).
Cottonwood Airport (P52)
Celebrates over 90 years of Aviation History
Garrison Field (before 1922)
Cottonwood Aviation Field (1928-1932)
Clemenceau Airport-Verde Valley Airport (1941 and later)