Call for sealed bids for for County Owned Airport Property for Agricultural Purposes

This call for sealed bids is for County Owned Airport Property for Agricultural Purposes. Bids are due by 10/8/2021 @ 4pm, at which time bids will no longer be accepted.

Bids will be opened at 3110 Airport Rd, Ste. #1, Ellensburg, WA 98926 on 10/8/2021 @ 4:00pm

Specifications may be seen at the office of the Board of Commissioners and online at Kittitas County | Public Notices

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 flight service.

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.

Mission and Vision

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.

2020-2021 Airport Strategic Business Plan

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


Notice of public hearing to consider new agricultural leases for Bowers Field Airport

The Board of Kittitas County Commissioners will meet at 2pm on 11/2/2021 at 205 West 5th Ave, Suite ...


Airport Director: Ken Grannan