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Bend Municipal Airport

by | Jun 26, 2021

63136 Powell Butte Hwy
Oregon, 97701


About Bend Municipal Airport

The Bend Municipal Airport is identified as a Category 2, High Activity Business and General Aviation airport by the Oregon Department of Aviation. The Facilities include a single runway, 5260 feet in length and a corresponding full parallel taxiway.

Located on approximately 420 acres, five miles northeast of Bend, Oregon, the Bend Municipal Airport (KBDN) caters to the needs of general aviators, hosts two flight training schools, and is home to numerous businesses. Their combined operations make Bend the third busiest airport in the state in terms of takeoffs and landings.

In 2017 construction was completed on a separate 8-acre Helicopter Operations Area improving safety and increasing capacity by separating fixed and rotor wing operations. This area opens up an additional 500,000 square feet of developable land for dedicated rotor wing operators and service companies.

Bend Municipal Airport by the Numbers:

  • Total size: Approximately 420 Acres
  • 60 acres available for development
  • 2.8 million square feet of ground leased space
  • 2.6 million square feet of leasable space
  • 78 City-owned leased hangar spaces totaling 139,000 square feet
  • 58,000 square feet of leased plane and vehicle parking

If you’re looking for the closest airport with commercial service, Roberts Field in Redmond, Oregon is located about 20 minutes to the north and offers flights to most western airline hubs. You can find more information on Roberts Field at


Bend Municipal Airport is home to over 240 aircraft. Whether you’re based at the airport or just visiting, stay up to date on weather, traffic patterns, fixed base operators, and other news via the Pilot Information page. Check back often for updates or changes.

For information on hangers and your placement on the hanger waitlist, go to hanger availability/waitlist.