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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Airport working to restore Portland flights

The Southwest Oregon Regional Airport is awaiting word on a grant submitted to the Small Community Air Service Development Program in December.  The grant would provide financial support over a three-year period for a new route to Portland. $10 million in funding is available nationwide. Awards will be announced this quarter.  Letters off support were...
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Airport Takes Next Steps to Resume Portland Air Service

Airport administration and board members are meeting with community partners and aviation consultants to develop a plan to provide commercial air service to Portland after the recent departure of PenAir on August 8th. Small regional airports nationwide have been impacted by a pilot shortage resulting from expensive increases in flight training standards and low salaries...
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Festivals in Coos County – Fun When You Visit!

If there is one thing we know how to do well in Coos County, it is having fun! From our beaches, to our golf courses, our food, our outdoor spirit and FESTIVALS, we have fun! Come join us!  Lakeside Crawdad Festival: Taste the spicy heat of a real Nawlins Crawdad Boil! The event features fun...
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Grant’s Getaways: The Timeless Oregon Dunes

Join Grant on another Oregon Coast Getaway to the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area, just across the bay from the Southwest Oregon Regional Airport in North Bend. The Oregon Dunes extends for 40 miles along the Oregon Coast. Formed by the ancient forces of wind, water and time, these dunes are like no others in...
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