King Air 260
    • Maximum Range
    • 1,720 nm
    • Maximum Cruise Speed
    • 310 ktas
    • Maximum Occupants
    • 9
    • Useful Load
    • 3,760 lb
    • Takeoff Distance
    • 2,111 ft
Increased Flexibility. Endless Opportunity.

The most popular business turboprop in the world just got even better. The Beechcraft® King Air® 260 turboprop sports an entirely redesigned cabin, complete with reshaped cabinetry, resculpted sidewalls, new seat design and CoolView® windows. The aircraft also provides a reduced pilot workload with digital pressurization and the advanced Innovative Solutions & Support ThrustSense® autothrottle system. This versatile aircraft continues to provide the cutting-edge touchscreen avionics technology and even greater passenger comfort that you’ve come to expect from the King Air® turboprop family.

The King Air® 260 turboprop carries the versatility and reliability that the King Air® family is known for, while delivering people where they need to go in unprecedented comfort. This allows you the flexibility to explore new horizons.

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Simple and Sophisticated

The legendary comfort of the King Air® turboprop square-oval interior offers generous head and shoulder room, unmatched by conventional cabin cross sections. The King Air® 260 turboprop interior is furnished with finely crafted seats that are able to laterally track, swivel and recline.

Elevate your style and comfort


Experience the all new King Air 260 interior

Quality craftsmanship, comfort and class are apparent in every stitch of the new King Air® 260 turboprop cabin interior. A redesigned cabin melds modern design with timeless elegance.



Take Control With Advanced Technology

Take Control With Advanced Technology

The King Air® 260 turboprop standard IS&S ThrustSense® autothrottle system reduces pilot workload through all phases of flight and features protections for engine over-temp and over-torque scenarios.

Now including digital pressurization controlled through the Flight Management System, cabin pressure manual control is a thing of the past.

This latest edition also features 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.

Standard Features
  • IS&S ThrustSense® Autothrottle System
  • Digital Pressurization
  • Collins Aerospace® Pro Line Fusion® Avionics Suite
  • Three 14-Inch Touchscreen Displays
  • CoolView® Windows
  • 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



Higher Standards


Length 43 ft 10 in (13.4 m)
Height 15 ft (4.6 m)
Wingspan 57 ft 11 in (17.65 m)
Wing Area 310 sq ft (28.8 sq m)
Wheelbase 14 ft 11 in (4.55 m)
Tread 17 ft 2 in (5.23 m)
Cabin Interior
Height 57 in (1.4 m)
Width 54 in (1.37 m)
Length 16 ft 8 in (5.1 m)
Maximum Occupants 9
Baggage Capacity
Weight 550 lb (249 kg)
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 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 Distance 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 (634 kW)
Propeller Manufacturer Hartzell
Description 4 blade, composite, constant speed, auto feather