Pangborn Airport Today

Pangborn Memorial Airport, named after the first pilot to fly non-stop across the Pacific Ocean, has served the Greater Wenatchee region since 1941.

Today the Airport is owned and operated by the Ports of Chelan and Douglas Counties. Its facilities provide space and service for general aviation, air cargo (FedEx/UPS), medical flights, recreational aviation, and facilities for the US Forest Service.

The airport also offers commercial service to Seattle, operated by Alaska Airlines.

Key Facts

  • In 2015:
    • 120,000 airline passengers and 1.2 million pounds of cargo traveled through the airport
    • 100 general aviation aircraft were based at the airport
  • The airport service area includes 200,000 residents and 550,000 potential airline passengers
  • The airport recently extended its runway by 1,300 feet

Airport facilities

Airport service area