Ben Cat Stagefield


U.S. Army Photo - Private Collection

Stagefield: BEN CAT

Latitude/Longitude: 3240'46"N 9837'48"W

Army Map Service Coordinates: NM347153

Telephone Number: None

Field Elevation: 1456 ft

Traffic Pattern Altitude: 2000 ft

Radio Call: Ben Cat

Frequencies: 245.5 - 141.40



4 Approach pads - 30' x 30'

2 Autorotation/Refueling Lanes 1400' x 40'

1 Slope training lane


Windsocks: 2; 1 each in NE and SW corner


Permanent Control Tower: Air conditioned, light gun, wind velocity and direction indicator


Radios Available in Tower:

2 ARC - 60 (UHF), 1 ARC - 524 (VHF)


Ready Room: 6 tables with chairs, no air conditioning, no water available at site, temporary latrines


Distance from Fort Wolters: Air 31.0 NM; Ground 43.0 SM


Restricted Areas: None


Hazards: None


Remarks: None




Present Day Aerial View