Buckeye, Arizona
Buckeye is a city in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States and as of 2015 it is the westernmost suburb in the Phoenix metropolitan area. As of 2014, Buckeye's population is,115 people. Since 2000,it has had a population growth of 340.15 percent.

Just 35 miles west of Phoenix, the gentle desert landscape provides a welcome relief from the bustle and congestion of the big city, and the "small country town" personality remains in the friendly residents. Buckeye has a mild desert climate.

It has a balanced economy with a mix of agriculture, manufacturing and services. It is the largest producer of Pima Cotton in the USA. Buckeye owes its prosperity to the farsighted pioneers who built the canal after which the town was named.

Buckeye's agricultural past is still visible in the rambling acres of cotton and alfalfa; her future evident in housing developments and shopping centers springing up amid those fields. The Buckeye business community is comprised of a diverse employment base with many small thriving businesses, combined with large enterprises. This provides for a strong and vital local economy.

The Lauridsen Aviation Museum, is in the process of being established at the Buckeye Municipal Airport. Hans Lauridsen, the museum founder, is relocating his aircraft collection to the Buckeye Municipal Airport.

The aircraft in his collection are being moved from Arizona airports in Casa Grande, Falcon Field, Glendale, Wickenburg and also Chino, California where many have been stored while during the the process of choosing a facility.

Buckeye Municipal Airport was selected because it offers room to display existing aircraft and also has space available for future growth. FAA records show that the following aircraft are registered to Mr. Lauridsen. At this time we do not know which aircraft are to be relocated to Buckeye Municipal Airport. See pictures of the planes here.

Local Interest Links
Sonoran Desert National Monument
Verrado Golf Club
Buckeye Aquatics Center
Buckeye Municipal Airport
South Buckeye Equestrian Center
Sundance Golf Course – Buckeye, AZ
Lauridsen Aviation Museum
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