Paine Field

A tank rolls out at Paine Field

The tower at Paine Field got a strange call today. How often does the driver of an M4A1 Sherman tank seek permission to cruise the… Continue reading

Future of Flight attendance up 9 percent

More than a quarter of a million people paid to visit the Future of Flight Aviation Center and Boeing Tour last year, recently… Continue reading

Will Paine Field’s tower go dark?

The control tower at Paine Field — which last year directed traffic for 105,000 flights of aircraft large and small — could become… Continue reading

Everett wetland park to see improvements after neglect

A cherished local wetland is getting a face lift and possibly a new caretaker after nearly two years of misuse. The past few… Continue reading

Politicians make plans to snag the 777X

Early in his first term, Gov. Jay Inslee faces a big test: Can he help convince the Boeing Co. to build the updated 777X jetliner… Continue reading

Where will Boeing build the 777X?

It wouldn’t make sense to build the next generation of the Boeing 777 anywhere but here at Paine Field, where 777s have been… Continue reading

Paine Field’s smallest runway closed for work

Snohomish County plans a two-month closure of Paine Field’s general aviation runway starting Monday. It’s part of the more than $8 million in… Continue reading

German V-2 rocket added to Flying Heritage Collection

Had World War II not ended when it did, Nazi Germany likely would have sent more V-2 rockets hurtling toward potential victims. One… Continue reading

Panel OK’s contract to design Paine Field passenger terminal

An airline terminal at Paine Field could materialize soon, at least on paper. A Snohomish County Council panel has given its go-ahead to… Continue reading

WWII veteran steps inside B-17 again at Paine Field

Lt. Col. Ken Wheeler, 90, relived a bit of history Wednesday, courtesy of the Historic Flight Foundation at Paine Field in Everett. Wheeler, who served… Continue reading

New Boeing delivery center opens at Paine Field

A Chinese lion dance, the beat of African drums, a 747-8 cargo jet and a 787 passenger plane all helped set the scene… Continue reading

Boeing flies 787, again not for battery tests

For the second time this week, Boeing is put the 787 in the air Wednesday for testing unrelated to the jet’s redesigned battery system. “This… Continue reading

Introduction to Paine Field

Last month, Snohomish County officials revealed a rough plan to entice the Boeing Co. or some other aerospace firm with a shovel-ready factory site on… Continue reading

Here’s your chance to ‘pilot’ a DC-3 from Paine Field

Here’s a chance to pilot a historic Douglas DC-3. And you don’t need to have ever flown before. The Historic Flight Foundation is… Continue reading

Quick permits promised for a Boeing 777X factory

Four weeks. That’s how quickly state and local officials are committing to hand over permits for a new 777X facility at or near… Continue reading

2 county airports get nearly $2 million in grants

The Arlington Municipal Airport and Paine Field are receiving nearly $2 million in federal grants to make the airports safe, Rep. Rick Larsen, D-Wash., announced… Continue reading

See incredible flying machines at Paine Field

a B-25D Mitchell, F7F… Continue reading

State, local leaders take steps to land 777X

Boeing Co. officials merely need to ask for permits to add a 777X wing fabrication site in Snohomish County and their wish will… Continue reading

Allegiant Air refuses terms for terminal at Paine Field

Plans for passenger air service from Paine Field appear dead, at least for now. Las Vegas-based Allegiant Air, the primary carrier interested in… Continue reading

County considers $8M bet on Boeing at Paine Field

Snohomish County officials are weighing an $8 million bet at Paine Field — the cost of preparing an industrial site at the airport… Continue reading