Non-Stop Flights to Denver Start June 9, 2019

United Airlines will resume its twice weekly summer nonstop service between North Bend and Denver on June 9, 2019. Sunday and Wednesday roundtrip flights between Southwest Oregon Regional Airport and Denver International Airport will be offered between June 9 and Oct. 2 on United’s Embraer ERJ-175 jet aircraft. The ERJ-175 provides passengers with a full-service...
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Holiday Lights at Shore Acres State Park

What started out in 1987 with a few volunteers, 6,000 lights and one single Christmas Tree has grown considerably over the years.  The lights at Shore Acres State Park Botanical Garden, south of Charleston, Oregon, switch on Thanksgiving Day and shine every night through December 31. Several weeks before opening night, volunteers with the Friends...
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Airport Receives Federal Grants for Airfield Improvements

Senator Merkley’s office announced Southwest Oregon Regional Airport has received two grant awards as part of the Federal Aviation Administration’s Airport Improvement Program.  The Airport was awarded $262,445 to redesign the airfield lighting and signage to current standards, and $500,000 to complete an environmental assessment for planned improvements to the primary runway safety area. The...
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Airport Continues Efforts to Secure Portland Air Service

On July 12th, the Small Communities Air Service Development Program (SCASDP), administered by the U.S. Department of Transportation, announced 15 grants to subsidize and market routes to underserved small airports. Southwest Oregon Regional Airport applied for $750,000 over three years to support a new route to Portland, after PenAir service was discontinued in August 2017....
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