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The mission of the Pendleton Airport is to ensure the safety of all operations and provide exceptional service to current and future customers. In addition to supporting and promoting economic growth and activity for the betterment of the regional communities and businesses. 

The vision of the Pendleton Airport is to become the hub of aviation operations and technology, the primary driver of regional economic prosperity, and reputable for exceptional, reliable customer service.

The purpose of the Pendleton Airport is to be a catalyst for growth and economic activity that benefits regional communities, tourism, and businesses.

Airport Specifications

Airport Specifications


  • 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)

  • 2,800 ft. UAS-dedicated runway 

  • Air Traffic Control Tower (6 AM – 8 PM)

  • Instrument Landing System (minimum ½ mile visibility and 200 ft. ceiling)

  • Extensive Taxiway and Apron System

  • Terrain:

    • Sparsely populated

    • Diverse

  • Rainfall:

    • ~13 inches

  • Conditions:

    • 300+ VFR Days/Year

Landside Facilities:

  • Terminal

  • Ticket counter and spacious lobby

  • Restaurant:

    • Elvis's Bar & Grill (11 AM - 9 PM) 

  • The Doolittle Conference Room for meetings, luncheons, and presentations

  • New Radisson Hotel set to open in Spring 2022

Aircraft Storage Facilities:

  • 28 T-hangars

  • 200 tie-downs

  • Two conventional hangars

Support Facilities:

  • Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting Facilities (ARFF)

  • 6-bay maintenance facility

  • Snow removal equipment

  • Fuel services (Multiple FBOs)

Drone on runway at the Pendleton Airport
14,000 sq. mi. of UAS Test Range
Boutique Air inside the airplane
Luxury, Comfort, & Style
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Largest Airport in NE Oregon
Future Plans

In Range at PDT

Radisson Hotel:

The new Radisson hotel located directly outside Pendleton Airport is now in operation. The hotel offers a nearby place for temporary lodging. Rather than driving into town, you will be able to walk from the airport right to the hotel. 

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Housing Pendleton

Luxury Apartments In Pendleton

The new Westgate Apartment Homes are located near Blue Mountain Community College and offer luxury living with an endless amenities package. For any additional questions or inquiries, please visit: 

Westgate Apartments | Apartments In Pendleton, OR

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Airport Terminal Renovations Underway:

The Pendleton Airport is currently undergoing extensive renovations, including remodels of the bathrooms and kitchen, plus new windows, lighting, carpets, and paint. 

Airport History:

The Pendleton Airport's history can be found in multiple locations like the walls of the attached Elvis's Bar and Grill. Additional history can be found at the Pendleton Air Museum in downtown Pendleton or the famous Pendleton Underground Tours. Learn about the Doolittle Raiders, Pendleton Airport's function in WWII, and, more recently, the technological developments tested at the Pendleton UAS Range.

In The News

Airport News

Manager Reports

Given that Pendleton Airport is a public entity, they have a public record of what is going on at the airport. If this is something you are interested in seeing, use the link below to browse the reports by date. 


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