Paine Field

Snohomish County’s campaign to land the 797 takes off

Executive Dave Somers announced the formation of a task force to urge Boeing to build the plane here.

 

Paine Field fire chief will be allowed to retire

In his letter, the airport director noted Jeff Bohnet was leaving while under investigation.

 

Within an hour, 2 planes crash-land at Paine Field

One simply landed hard and went off the end of a runway. Another crash involved unextended landing gear.

 

Chief to retire after more questions about an old fire truck

Paine Field Fire Chief Jeff Bohnet was investigated after he acquired dismantled 1977 truck’s chassis.

Instructor, student walk away from Paine Field plane crash

The Cessna aircraft likely had engine trouble before striking a tree after takeoff.

This flight’s on time: Paine Field terminal work progressing

15 flights a day by Alaska and United are expected to begin in less than a year.

With air service coming, first responders plan for a crash

They do drills at Paine Field every three years. With airlines coming soon, this one was different.

Vintage planes abound at Paine Field — if you can find them

Crowds of people squinted into the cloudless sky above Paine Field and waited for the rumble of planes. Joe Kunzler, 35, lives for… Continue reading

New Paine Field commission to advise county on airport

Snohomish County has formed a new Paine Field advisory panel to help figure out ways to reduce airport noise and deal with problem… Continue reading

County gets $12M FAA grant for upgrades at Paine Field

A new terminal for passenger jets isn’t the only heavy construction about to get started at Paine Field. Government dollars are headed to… Continue reading

With Alaska announcement come high hopes for Paine Field

There are high hopes of turning Paine Field into a Golden Gate Bridge of sorts — one that soars 30,000 feet in the… Continue reading

Alaska Airlines to serve Paine Field in Everett in 2018

Alaska Airlines plans to fly passengers out of Paine Field starting next year. The Seattle-based carrier made the announcement Wednesday. That makes Alaska… Continue reading

Spectacular video: Small plane crashes in Mukilteo

Nobody was seriously injured Tuesday when a small plane crashed on the Mukilteo Speedway, clipping power lines before impact and raining down burning… Continue reading

Growing Flying Heritage Collection now has a new name

The Flying Heritage Collection is expanding and has a new name. It is now the Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum. The planned… Continue reading

Permit for Paine Field terminal awaits water runoff plan

A company preparing to build a terminal for passenger flights at Paine Field must first address objections about its plans for handling stormwater… Continue reading

Boeing Dreamlifter lands safely after scare

A Boeing 747 Dreamlifter made an unscheduled landing at Paine Field on Tuesday afternoon after experiencing a problem with its hydraulic system. The Dreamlifter is… Continue reading

New hangar ready for action

A 1944 Sherman tank, brandishing its white American star, was recently seen rolling across a parking lot at Paine Field. It was followed… Continue reading

Magazine examines Snohomish County economy

Seattle Business magazine has a feature story in the current issue about Snohomish County’s economy, focusing on familiar engines like aerospace, Paine Field, Naval Station… Continue reading