Remembering Bob Collins

Robert C. Collins, long time WPA Paine Field Chapter member and co-founder of Simulation Flight LLC, passed away on 15 August. Bob will be remembered and missed for a long time, as a friend, an aviator and as an exceptional human being who cared for others safety in...

DART Exercise

Food Flight West Coast Airlift – June 12, 2021 Someday, somewhere West of the Cascades of Northern California, Oregon, or Washington, a massive magnitude 8 plus earthquake is due to hit that happens about every 300 to 500 hundred years. When that day comes...

Regional Aviation Changes – KBFI

One thing that all of us KPAE/North-End pilots have in common is that we normally want somewhere to go when we fly. One such place that many of us have frequented, even if only for a late-night Touch & Go or ILS approach has been Boeing Field down in Seattle....
Paine Field Master Plan Update

Paine Field Master Plan Update

The Paine Field Master Plan update is now underway. The last master plan update was done in 2002 and can be viewed on the Paine Field web site at: https://www.painefield.com/153/Airport-Master-Plan. You will note that there is a place holder here for publishing...

KPAE Central Ramp Construction

Airport maintenance crews will be applying a Chipseal on the central ramp starting on Monday, May 4, weather permitting. They will be working east/west on the taxilanes between hangar row banks. The process starts with a thorough cleaning of the surfaces to which the...

KPAE Airport Temporary Runway Closure

Paine Field will be closing RWY 16R-34L on July 6-8, 2020 between 0500-1100L daily.  During the closure, crews will core and bore holes at various locations and depths along the runway.  The closure will allow the airport to gather necessary pavement and...