where Pendleton takes flight

Ready for takeoff.

The Eastern Oregon Regional Airport is the largest public airport in Northeast Oregon.  Located on a wheat covered plateau one mile northeast of downtown Pendleton, the city-owned facility  

has two runways and a wide diversity of amenities.  Dark fiber internet connections, drone test pads, build-to-suit aircraft hangars, fabrication shops and flight test offices are all recent additions.

Covering 2,273 acres, at an elevation of 1,497 feet above sea level, the airport is open 24 hours/day and is popular with aircraft in transit being centrally located between Portland, Spokane, Boise, Salt Lake City, and Seattle.

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Aircraft of all types use Pendleton.

The main runway is 6,300 ft long and can land a Boeing 757.  The cross wind runway is 5,581ft length and another 2,800 ft taxiway is dedicated to UAS operations.


The airport has an extensive taxiway and apron system, attractive terminal, professional

offices, a popular bar-restaurant and FAA staffed flight control tower. 






Fire and EMS are provided by the City of Pendleton Fire Department and Public Works maintains the entire Pendleton Airport Industrial Park Area.

Low rainfall and 347 VFR days per year make the Pendleton Airport an ideal location for hobby, commercial, military and civil uses.  FBO and Pilot lounge services include courtesy and car rental options. 

The iconic Airport terminal building has had many upgrades and features a

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Professional staff here to help.

pleasant, professional atmosphere that both

visitors and locals enjoy.

Integrating UAVs at Pendleton.

The unmanned aerial systems (UAS) development and airspace integration work ongoing at the Pendleton UAS Test Range at the airport is unprecedented. 

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UAS regularly take-off, fly in the pattern and land at the airport, all with a great diversity of shared airspace traffic.


Both military training and commercial UAS flights occur daily from the field and several significant unmanned aerospace developers have  

flight test offices at the Pendleton Airport UAS Park. 

Airport Fast Facts

Eastern Oregon Regional Airport - PDT
2016 Airport Road

Pendleton, OR 97801




The Eastern Oregon Regional Airport -PDT is the largest public airport in Northeast Oregon (east of Portland). This city-owned airport located three miles northwest of Pendleton, Oregon. The airport covers 2,273 acres at an elevation of 1,497 feet above sea level. The airport, open 24 hours/day, is centrally located between Portland, Spokane, Boise, Salt Lake City, and Seattle.

2020 Operation Stats:

4,034 Air Taxi Ops 

8,777 Itinerant Ops

6,284 Local Ops

1,058 Military Ops 

15,061 TOTAL Ops for 2020

   •    Two runways: Primary Runway 8/26 – 6,301 ft x 150 ft; Crosswind 11/29 – 5,581 ft x 100 ft (accommodates up to Boeing 757)
   •    One UAS-dedicated 2,800 ft runway 
   •    Air Traffic Control Tower (manned 6 am – 8 pm)
   •    Instrument Landing System (minimum ½ mile visibility and 200 ft ceiling)
   •    Extensive Taxiway and Apron System
   •    Terrain: Rolling Wheat Fields
   •    Rainfall: 13 inches
   •    Conditions: 347 VFR Days/Year
Landside Facilities

   •    Terminal
   •    Boutique Air provides 3 Round trip flights to Portland 7 days a Week
   •    Boutique Car provides car rental

   •    Enterprise Rent-A-Car Drop Off / Key Drop Box inside Terminal
   •    Ticket counter and spacious lobby; leasable office space in the Terminal
   •    Restaurant; Elvis's Bar & Grill,  open 11 am - 9 pm 
   •    The Doolittle Conference Room for meetings, luncheons and presentations
Aircraft Storage Facilities
   •    28 T-hangars; 2 conventional hangars; 200 tie downs
Support Facilities
   •    Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting Facilities (ARFF)
   •    6-bay maintenance facility
   •    Snow removal equipment
   •    Fuel services 
Industrial Park
   •    Adjacent industrial park with 750 acres of leasable, 525 saleable
   •    Road: Redundant I-84 access ("at grade" access added in 2009)
   •    Rail: City served by Union Pacific Railroad
   •    River: Port of Umatilla (34 miles); Port of Morrow (43.3 miles)

    •    Car Rental available from Boutique Car  855-268-8478
   •    Free Airport Parking  

2018 Airport Master Plan Update. Click the icon to view the final approved plan