3100 W, El Dorado AveEl Dorado, KS 67042 (316) 322-7275


El Dorado/Captain Jack Thomas Memorial Airport

El Dorado / Captain Jack Thomas Memorial Airport


El Dorado / Captain Jack Thomas Memorial Airport (EQA) is your convenient and affordable choice for aviation fuel, hangar rental, and expansion of your aviation business.


EQA is classified as a General Aviation (GA) airport in the NPIAS and, thus, is eligible for federal funding. Some of our amenities include:

  • 3.5 miles from our delightful downtown with dining, shopping, and attractions
  • Comfortable and modern terminal
  • Courtesy car
  • Flight planning station
  • Hangars available
  • Private pilot lounge
  • Pull your car up to your plane
  • Refreshments and vending
  • Wireless internet

Airport Documents

  1. EQA Hangar Lease (PDF)
  2. Airport Master Plan (PDF)
  3. Airport Policy Handbook (PDF)
  4. 2010 Kansas Aviation Economic Impact Study (PDF)
  5. Airport Prospective Business Brochure (PDF


Fueling up is fast and affordable:

  • Full service during business hours at no extra charge
  • Pay at the pump self service, 24 hours a day with a credit card

Current Fuel Prices Per Gallon

Fuel Type Price / Gallon
Jet A Premixed with Prist $3.99
100 LL $4.45
Mo Gas (91 Unleaded No Alcohol) $3.29


There are 2 intersecting runways allow for opportune landings with diminished crosswinds.

Runway 04-22

  • 4,204-feet long, 75-feet wide
  • Asphalt construction in good condition
  • Oriented in a northeast-southwest manner
  • Runway Load Bearing Strength (lbs):
    • 18,000 single wheel
    • 23,000 dual-wheel

Runway 15-33

  • 4,200-feet long, 75-feet wide
  • Concrete construction in good condition
  • Oriented in a northwest to southeast manner
  • Runway Load Bearing Strength (lbs):
    • 12,500 for both single and dual-wheel


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Hotel Features

Free WiFi

Free Hot Breakfast Buffet

Indoor Heated Pool

Meeting Room

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