King Air 260

Maximum Range

1,720 nm

Maximum Cruise Speed

310 ktas

Maximum Occupants


Useful Load

3,760 lb

Takeoff Field Length

2,111 ft



Enhanced Flexibility. Endless Opportunities.

King Air 260 is the ideal choice for all missions. Enabling government, military, and commercial customers to accomplish all airborne missions with superior solutions. Beechcraft King Air 260 provides high-performance and advance flight features to tackle every challenge no matter how hard the mission is.


The look that demands attention.
Engineered to reach new heights and meet the expectations of each customer. With King Air 260 you get the versatility and flexibility to attain unprecedented success and explore new horizons.


The perfect blend of Elegance and Sophistication.

The world-renowned comfort of the King Air turboprop square-oval interior offers lavish head and shoulder rooms, to stand out among conventional cabin cross-sections. The King Air 260 turboprop interior is furnished with finely crafted seats that can laterally track, swivel and recline.

Choose an interior package that suits you.

Beechwood Package
Vibrant and distinctive saddle tan with color-rich wood tones inspired by elite auto sports.
Greige Package
Neutral beige color palette complemented by richly textured touches of charcoal grey
Mocha Package
The classic masculine style with bold tones of deep beige and ebony
Parchment Package
A warm color palette of soft neutral tones enhanced by relaxing geometric patterned fabric and rich wood cabinetry
Silver Package
Elegant tones of silver and pewter detailed with a crisp fabric and subtle warmth of wood cabinetry
Elegant Club Seating
Well-crafted Club seating alongside work tables allows you to get down to business during flight or to dine with friends.
Comfortable Leather seats
Finely sewed leather seats with the ability to swivel and recline to meet your requirements.
Innovative electronic window shades
Adjustable electronic shades can be dimmed according to light or can be totally opaque for your privacy.


Stay in Control With Advanced Technology


Stay in Control With Advanced Technology The King Air 260 turboprop standard IS&S ThrustSense Autothrottle system reduces pilot workload and makes flight safe and efficient through protection for engine over-temp and over-torque scenarios. Boosting digital pressurization controlled Flight Management System alongside standard multi-scan weather radar providing fully automated, optimal scans showing short, mid, and far-ranging weather. The King Air 260 turboprop features optional SiriusXM weather adding greater capability to areas outside the continental U.S., including Canada and Puerto Rico.
  • IS&S THRUSTSENSE Autothrottle System
  • Digital Pressurization
  • Collins Aerospace Pro Line Fusion Avionics Suite
  • Three 14-inch touchscreen displays
  • Synthetic Vision
  • Graphical Flight Planning
  • Engine Indicating and Crew Alerting System (EICAS)
  • Dual Flight Management System (FMS)
  • Multi-scan Weather Radar System (WXR)
  • Integrated Terrain Awareness and Warning System (ITAWS)
  • Traffic Alert and Collision Avoidance (TCAS I)
  • Automatic Flight Guidance System (AFGS)
  • Dual Navigation and Communication Radios

Length                       43 ft 10 in (13.4m)

Height                        14 ft 10 in (4.5m)

Wingspan                   57 ft 11 in (17.65m)

Wing area                   310 sqft (28.8 sqm)

Wheelbase                 14 ft 11 in (4.55m)

Tread                          17 ft 2 in (5.23m)


Cabin Interior

  • Height                  57 in (1.4m)
  • Width                   54 in (1.37m)
  • Length                 16 ft 8 in (5.1 m) 


Maximum Occupants      9

Baggage Capacity

  • Weight                 550 lb (249kg)
  • Volume                55.3 CU ft (1.57 CU m)

Maximum Ramp Weight       12,590 lb (5,711 Kg)

Maximum Takeoff Weight       12,500 lb (5,670 Kg)

Maximum Landing Weight       12,500 lb (5,670 Kg)

Usable Fuel Weight                   3,645 lb (1,653 Kg)

Usable Fuel Volume                   544 gal (2,059 L)

Basic Empty Weight Basic Operating Weight 8,830 lb (4,005 Kg)

Useful Load                                 3,760 lb (1,706 kg)

Maximum Payload                     2,170 lb (984 kg)

Full Fuel Payload                     115 lb (52 kg)

Maximum Cruise Speed                     310 KTAS (574 km/h)

Maximum Range                                1,720 nm (3,185 km)

Takeoff Field Length                           2,111 ft (643 m)

  • Ground Roll                             1,715 ft (523 m)  

Landing Distance                                2,845 ft (867 m)

  • Ground Roll                             1,750 ft (533 m)  

Maximum Operating Altitude              35,000 ft (10,668 m)

Maximum Climb Rate                        2,437 fpm (743 MPM)

Maximum Limit Speed                        259 KIAS (480 km/h)

Stall Speed                                         80 KCAS (148 km/h)

Manufacturer                     Pratt & Whitney Canada

Model                                PT6A-52

Power Rating                    850 shp (850 shp)

Propeller Manufacturer      Hartzell

Description                        4 blades, composite, constant-speed, auto feathering.