Strother Field is a public airport located in Cowley County, Kansas, five miles (8 km) southwest of the central business district of Winfield and north of Arkansas City. This airport is jointly owned by both cities.
The airport was built in 1942 and used as a training facility by the Army Air Force until 1945. It was named Strother Army Air Field in honor of Capt. Donald Root Strother, a Winfield native who was the first Army Air Force pilot from Cowley County to be killed in World War II.
For 12-month period ending November 4, 2005, the airport had 6,500 aircraft operations, an average of 17 per day, 100% of which were general aviation. There are 23 aircraft based at this airport: 78% single engine, 9% multi-engine, 4% jet aircraft and 9% ultralights.