Paine Field

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.

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