Click here to view the document developed by the 20+ persons Friends workgroup, and presented on Jan. 26th during a meeting with the city team. The document includes: An overview of the airport’s community, value and contribution to the community, A listing of suggested language changes that were largely based on your comments submitted during the public comment period Nov. 8 –[…]
This coming Friday morning, February 23rd, we’ll post a link on this page to the document listing all the suggested language changes that were developed by the 20+ persons Friends workgroup. Those changes were largely based on your comments submitted during the public comment period Nov. 8 – Dec. 8. We’ll also post a link[…]
Early last November, the City of Bend released a draft of the updated airport Rules and Regulations, Minimum Standards, and Development and Leasing Policy It’s been over two months since the public comment period closed. Hundreds of comments were submitted by nearly 100 persons, and that underscores your interest in the topic. The 20+ person[…]
Click on our “Web Cams” page. Pilots (Especially visitors) flying into our airport can get a pretty good visual picture of the weather and landscape. If you’re thinking of flying today, but it’s snowed recently, or you just want to see what the wx looks like at the airport before you head out to fly,[…]
The most recent drafted document of the City of Bend’s airport policies has been a hot topic for many of us users of the airport. KTVZ ran a story today covering the issues and talking to some people about it. See the story here.
There’s one more “Open House / Informational Session” coming up – this coming Wednesday, November 29th, 5 – 7 pm. NOT at the Airport! Downtown Bend, at the City Council Chambers, located at 710 NW Wall St., Bend. This is in regard to the pending revision of the airport “Rules, Regulations and Policies” – especially[…]
Do airports really confiscate privately-owned hangars? For no legitimate reason? Read this article, which is testimony from owners at the Eugene Airport just two months ago: Click here for the article.
The Friends of the Bend Airport advocates on behalf of aircraft owners, pilots, hangar owners and tenants, aviation business owners, and others. The Friends group was established three years ago to foster, on a long-term basis, a safe, vibrant and robust aviation community at the Bend Municipal Airport. Many of the Friends: Have invested private[…]
The airport has a new restaurant named Dogs and Fries. I went there for lunch a few days ago and had the Perro Loco and Garlic Fries. It was great! They specialize in fusion hot dogs and fries. Of course, they also have regular everyday hot dogs and fries as well – but give their[…]
Last week the Bend City Council approved a $1.3 million contract to design the control tower at the Bend Airport. Grant funding for the design and construction of the tower has been coming in from several sources for the $15 million dollar project. And the City will also provide some of the funding, and that[…]