Grant County boasts two large airfields that enjoy over 340 days of visual flight rules weather. A local Foreign Trade Zone and on site customs office makes it easy to move cargo in and out of Grant County to anywhere in the world.
Grant County International Airport
The Grant County International Airport boasts one of the largest airfields in the United States and is capable of accepting the largest aircraft in the world. The airport enjoys 350 days of excellent VFR weather and is regularly utilized by military and commercial test flights. The airport is a facility favored by military and commercial flight test programs and has capacity to accommodate much more given its five runways and onsite FAA control tower for commercial, military, and general aviation use.
World Class Runways
Moses Lake boasts 240 acres of ramp space and 1 million sqft. of adjacent industrial park. Both commercial and military aviation can find expansive space to accommodate aircraft on the five runways, the longest of which is 13,503′ x 200′ feet long, without the congestion found at other facilities.
The FAA tower directs large dedicated flight zones for commercial, military, and unmanned aerial vehicle use at Grant County International Airport.
- Tower controls 5 mile radius and up to 3,000 ft
- TRACON controls 40 miles and up to 10,000 ft
Grant Count International Airport offers a secured airfield with a six-foot tall fence and three strands of barbwire surrounding the 3,500 acre airfield. The gates accessing the airfield are on a card lock system and a background check is required before cards are issued. The airport has 24-hour security support onsite.
US Customs Office
The United States Customs and Border Protection office located within the Grant County International Airport is available 24 hours to clear international flights arriving at Grant County International Airport.
For additional information or to schedule appointments
U.S. Customs and Border Protection
7810 Andrews St N.E.
Moses Lake, WA 98837
Fixed Base Operators
Million Air is an FBO equipped to supply Jet-A fuel for commercial, military and personal aircraft. Million Air previously assisted in the testing of Boeing’s 747-800. Million Air provides a full range of ground support services including flight test support. http://www.millionair.com/
Columbia Pacific is equipped to provide aircraft maintenance, fueling and defueling, loading and unloading, as well as flight testing. http://www.columbiapacificaviation.com/
The Port of Moses Lake Air Traffic Control Tower provides air traffic support seven days a week from 0600 to 2200.
Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting (ARFF) is available 24 hours to ensure the safety of all aircraft and port personnel. Members of the ARFF team undergo constant training to continue meeting the FAA index C fire standard. The ARFF team is trained to provide rescue, aircraft familiarization, and vehicle operation. Upon request, additional staff can be called in to meet FAA index E.
Port of Ephrata Municipal Airport Airport Advantages
- Two runways - the longest of which is 5,500 feet by 75 feet
- Pilot services available on site
- 600 acres of industrial land with pre-permitted sites of three, five, and nine acres, and hangar space and other facilities for lease
- Rail access to the Burlington Northern Santa Fe main line