About Our Airport


 "Our mission is to contribute to the economic vitality and quality of life of the region.  We do this by providing high-quality aviation and industrial services, facilities, and interaction with our customers.  Our customers are the airfield tenants and users, our neighbors, the people of Snohomish County, and the worldwide aviation community." 
 Arif R. Ghouse
 Airport Director

Paine Field
Paine Field is a unique airport. It is home to over 650 aircraft, including small, single engine recreational aircraft, corporate jets, vintage Warbirds and brand new Boeing Dreamliners. Located about 30 miles north of downtown Seattle, the airport offers high quality aviation facilities, including an FAA tower, Cat 1 ILS, Part 139 certification, FBO services and good access to Seattle, Bellevue and Redmond. 
The Airport is home to the Boeing manufacturing plant for 747, 767, 777, and 787 aircraft and supported the initial flight tests and first deliveries of the new 787 Dreamliners and 747-8 Intercontinental and Freighters.  Aviation Technical Services is one of the largest third-party aircraft inspection and repair facility in North America and provides repair and maintenance services for airlines such as Alaska, American, Delta, Southwest, UPS and the USAF.

Paine Field has become a major tourist destination with the opening of the Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour, the Flying Heritage Collection and the Historic Flight Foundation.  Other attractions include Legend Flyers-Me-262 Project and the Museum of Flight Restoration Center.

The Airport's economic impact is estimated at 76,000 jobs (46,000 direct) and output of $30+ billion annually.