Paine Field

County boosters launch a ‘sustainable tourism’ initiative

Lots of visitors is mostly a good thing for the economy — but not at the expense of quality of life.


A B-52 known as ‘Midnight Express’ takes freeways to Seattle

Stored at Paine Field in Everett for 26 years, it now has a permanent home at the Museum of Flight.


‘We’re on schedule,’ says developer of Paine Field air terminal

Alaska, United and Southwest are expected to begin service from Everett in September.


Qatar Airways CEO takes delivery of a 737 at Paine Field

The Renton-built 737 Max 8 is the first of 20 for rebranded Air Italy, now a Qatar Airways holding.

Boeing vows much-delayed tankers will be delivered this year

Disagreeing with an openly skeptical federal government, the company says success is in sight.

Bond sale reveals Paine Field terminal cost is about $40M

Propeller Airports, which is building on land leased from the county, raised the money in February.

County Council grills Sound Transit CEO about long timeline

West Seattle and Ballard light-rail extensions will be completed before the main spine to Everett.

Pilot flies Southwest to Everett for retirement celebration

Bill Rogers, who oversaw delivery of the airline’s new 737s, got a water-cannon salute at Paine Field.

Saudi Arabia’s crown prince quietly visits Boeing in Everett

His visit to the Seattle area was all but secret, but an agreement with Boeing was announced.

Hazardous waste in garbage sends 4 workers to hospital

An official said the incident underscores why hazardous wastes require special handling.

Somers sees Paine Field as focal point of a thriving county

In an annual speech, he also acknowledged challenges such as opioid addiction, crime and homelessness.

A record-warm day in Everett and all over Western Washington

The 70 degrees at Paine Field early in the afternoon easily surpassed a 2015 record for this day of 63.

New director must chart the future of the Future of Flight

The popular Paine Field attraction faces uncertainty as the county seeks a new operator.

Studies anticipated 12 flights a day, but 24 are planned

The FAA will decide whether that change warrants another look at the impact of passenger service.

Southwest to join Alaska and United serving Paine Field

The airline plans up to five daily flights from the new passenger terminal in Everett.

Early boarding pass: Everett’s rising passenger terminal

Here’s what to expect when two airlines begin passenger service at Paine Field later this year.

Inslee’s sales pitch to Boeing: Choose Washington for new jet

Four years ago, tax breaks worth an estimated $8.7 billion helped land the 777X in Everett.

Fire chief was a ‘no-show’ to plane crash at Paine Field

Jeff Bohnet, who has since retired, said he was “traumatized,” apparently because of an investigation.

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.