OWNERSHIP AND SPECIFICATIONS
The Airport is owned and operated by Grant County and encompasses approximately 335 acres. See Specifications
Management of the airport is overseen by the GCRA Airport Commission. More information on the Commission can be found here.
The Terminal is one of the newest, most efficient and environmentally sound buildings of its kind anywhere in the Pacific Northwest. It was constructed in 2010, and opened for business in September 2010.
An equally efficient USFS Helibase complex is joined to the terminal from which wildfire suppression efforts can be staged and executed.
CONFERENCING, TRAINING & PRESENTATIONS
The Conference/Training Room – with overhead audio-visual equipment, flexible seating and multiple in-floor IT terminals – is available to rent for events and presentations. An adjoining kitchen is available for banquets and luncheon meetings. Reservations at least four weeks in advance are recommended. Contact the Airport Manager at 541-575-1151 for more information.
There are currently several hangar sites available for lease, each with 200′ parking apron frontage. City water/sewer, power and phone lines are within approximately 100 feet of the sites. Leases, commercial and private, are for 20 years, renewable and are priced at $0.16/sq.ft/year.
The airport is located within the Urban Growth Boundary of the City of John Day and is designated as part of an Economic Enterprise Zone that confers specific tax benefits on qualified businesses. There is vehicle access to nearby highway 26 and the adjacent John Day Industrial Park.
The terminal is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Saturday from October through June; from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday-Sunday from July through September during the day; and at night by request or reservation. For more information about availability, rentals, events or any other general information contact:
Haley Walker, Manager
72000 Airport Road
John Day, OR. 97845
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