Note: Call 479.586.8466 to Reserve

Backcountry Pilots Fly-in & Stays

Note: Call 479.586.8466 to Reserve


$259 per night + tax


Up to 2 people

Cabin Features

Dark Sky

High-speed WiFi

Mountain Top Views

Satellite TV


Looking for a backcountry flying + lodging experience like no other? Ponca International (37AR) is BOC’s exclusive mountain-top airstrip and one of the most unique in the central U.S. Spend the night in the Pilot’s Quarters, a luxury lodging getaway option that includes complimentary vehicle and hangar use!

Learn more about flying into Ponca International, whether for a few minutes, a day of Buffalo National River adventure or an overnight stay!

(Please note this rental is for pilots only due to airstrip safety measures.)


  • Secluded location with mountain-top view
  • Cozy living area with sofa and king-size bed
  • TV with DVD player and Dish Network service
  • Free movie checkout from the BOC store’s DVD library
  • Complimentary WIFI
  • Fully-furnished kitchen with small dining table
  • Standard kitchen utensils, pots and pans, mixing bowls
  • Flatware / bakeware / dishes / glasses / coffee mugs / wine glasses
  • Keurig coffeemaker and coffee pods
  • Toaster and microwave
  • Full-size fridge
  • Full-size range top with oven
  • Dish soap, counter-top cleaner, scrub pads, paper towels
  • Fully furnished bathroom with tile shower
  • Complimentary bath soap / shampoo
  • Covered patio with seating
  • Charcoal grill (please bring your own lighter fluid and charcoal)
  • Lodging maintenance staff available 24/7
  • Complimentary vehicle use during stay



Stay in and relax with a flatscreen smart TV with Dish Network service and a BluRay DVD player. Enjoy our large library of free DVDs available at our store during your stay.


All cabins are equipped with complimentary WiFi.

Cell Service:

A cell service signal may be available at this cabin some of the time.

Pet-Free Cabin:

This cabin is a pet-free space. Please see our Pet-Friendly Cabins if you wish to bring your pet along.

Tents, RVs & Campfires:

Tents, RVs and campfires are not permitted on cabin grounds. For an RV site, please visit our RV Park page.


Smoking is not permitted inside the cabin. Please smoke outside and discard butts in the receptacle provided.

Please No Driving on Runway:

Pilots know the importance of minimizing impact to a grass strip.  Thank you for driving in the mowed paths adjacent to the runway as you leave or return to the airstrip by vehicle.

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