Crater Lake / Klamath Regional Airport

173rd Fighter Wing ‘Race to Zero’

Klamath Falls, Ore. – A 5K run focusing on sexual assault prevention is coming up this weekend in Klamath Falls. The run is hosted by the 173rd Fighter Wing’s Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Team. Coordinator Amber Spotten explains the event is …

Tanker 06 comes in for a Klamath Falls landing

Klamath Falls, Ore. – A retired air tanker is now on display at the Crater Lake-Klamath Regional Airport. Tanker 06 made its final flight to Klamath Falls Sunday afternoon. The plane is a 64-year-old military veteran. “It was made by Lockheed-Burbank in …

Tanker coming to Klamath Falls Memorial

Klamath Falls, Ore. – A piece of history will soon be coming in for a landing at the Crater Lake / Klamath Regional Airport. Air tankers are a valuable tool in putting out wildfires – but flying them isn’t without risk. The …

Local airports receive $770k in federal funds

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Two local airports will receive over $700,000 of dollars in federal funds to pay for improvements and aviation training. According to the office of Senator Ron Wyden, the Crater Lake-Klamath Regional Airport will get $620,000 and the Grants Pass …

TSA keeps security infrastructure at Klamath Falls airport

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – The Transportation Security Administration announced they’ll keep their security infrastructure in place at the Crater Lake-Klamath Regional Airport as officials continue the search for a passenger air service provider. The area’s sole air carrier PenAir left Klamath Falls …

Klamath Falls aviation company on runway to growth

Klamath Falls, Ore. – A worldwide aviation company with headquarters in Klamath Falls is getting ready to expand. Former Klamath County Sheriff Tim Evinger has been with the Emergency Airlift/Century Aviation company for about four years. “We transport sick and injured people …

PenAir flies away from Klamath Falls

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Monday marks the final day of passenger air service to Klamath Falls through PenAir. After less than one year of service to Klamath Falls, PenAir is flying away. Crater Lake / Klamath Regional Airport Director John Barsalou got …