205 W 5th Ave
Ellensburg, WA 98926-2887
Monday - Friday
8 AM - 5 PM
Kittitas (pronounced 'KITT-i-tass') County is located in central Washington
State. It spans from the lush forested Cascade Mountains to the upper Yakima River Valley plains and
the Columbia River.
Runway 7-25 Open Public Discussion
May 11, 2022 at 5:30 PM
Bowers Field Airport Office
3110 N. Airport Rd. Suite #1
Ellensburg, WA 98926
The discussion will contemplate future uses of the runway and land associated with the western portion of Bowers Field. Stakeholders and community members encouraged to attend.
The Kittitas County Airport (Bowers Field) is a public use general aviation
airport owned by Kittitas County, located 2 miles north of the City of
Ellensburg and 3 miles from the nearest I-90 exit.
Runway 11-29 is 4,300 feet long and 150
feet wide and has transmitter-activated lights, from sunset to sunrise, is
equipped at the "29" end with runway end identifier lights (REILS), and
Precision Approach Path Indicator (PAPI). A VOR is located 2.5 miles east of the airport and
provides a non-precision approach. Runway 11-29 has distance-to-go markers.
Bowers Field has two fixed operators (FBO) for the airport providing for
aircraft maintenance, instruction and support services. The airport serves
single-engine, twin-engine and turboprop aircrafts. There is no scheduled
80 acres of the 1,240 airport property has been zoned for an industrial park
or commercial development. The airport currently has 12 county-owned t-hangar
rentals, a fueling facility, 20,000 sq. ft main hangar, 10 private t-hangars
and ground leases. The nearest available commercial services are found in
Yakima, WA, at the McAllister Field.
The Mission of Kittitas County Airport (Bowers Field) is: To operate and develop the Airport and
Industrial Park in a safe and efficient manner to encourage the availability of high-quality aviation
and non-aviation products, services, and facilities; support professional aviation education programs;
enhance the economic benefit for the County; and support local and regional emergency preparedness.
The Vision for the Kittitas County Airport (Bowers Field) is: To be the leading Central Washington
regional general aviation airport that is a vital and self-sufficient center of air transportation
and economic activity.
Bowers Field has engaged in an Airport Strategic Business Plan to serve as a planning tool to determine the mission, vision, values, goals and objectives of the airport moving into the future. The Airport Strategic Business Plan will provide greater economic impact to our community and develop a stronger platform for growth. We are excited to begin this process and welcome public input in making Bowers Field a cherished county asset.
Please click here for more information. Or contact Airport Staff at 509-933-8221
Airport Director: Ken Grannan
Kittitas County has a total area of 2,333 square miles. The highest point in the county is Mount Daniel at 7,959 feet above sea level.