Friends of Bend Airport

For the benefit of all Bend Airport users


Making the Bend Airport the Best It Can Be: Going Beyond the Airport Master Plan

The airport master plan addresses some very significant unmet needs, but it falls short of addressing quite a few seemingly lesser unmet needs. Taxi lane pavement, real restrooms and several other long-standing issues simply are not addressed. Why weren’t these items included in the plan, you ask? We’ll it depends – it’s either funding, it’s[…]

No Landfill Near the Airport

A landfill was proposed near the Bend Airport recently.  The FAA isn’t keen on landfills near airports, as they attract birds and present other hazards.  At the February 7 meeting of the Deschutes County Solid Waste Advisory Committee Meeting, (SWAC) voted to remove potential sites within 5-miles of the Bend and Redmond airports from further[…]

Redmond Oregon Seattle Center Airspace Outreach/Pilot Controller Forum

Wednesday, March 15, 2023 at 18:00 Pacific Daylight timeEpic Aircraft, 22550 Nelson Road, Bend, OR 97701 To view further details and registration information for this seminar click here. Air Traffic Management from Seattle Center will present a briefing on the challenges of managing the airspace surrounding the Redmond Airport Class D Airspace.  The focus will[…]

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