Airports in Spokane County.
Deer Park Airport
712 N. Cedar Rd
Deer Park, WA 99006
Deer Park Airport is a city-owned public-use airport located 3 nautical miles northest of the central business district of Deer Park, a city in Spokane County, WA.
We have about 36,000 operations annually. We have longer run ways and lower fuel costs than other small airports in the area.
The airport is home to both a flight school and a soaring club, and also serves as a helicopter training site for the National Guard. This is a good spot for hobby flyers and flight schools, because we have long runways and lots of open space. Training is a little easier here, because you don't have to fly over mountainous terrain.
6105 E. Rutter Ave
Spokane, WA 99212
A public airport 5 miles northeast of downtown Spokane. It is owned by Spokane City-Çounty. The airport has 2 hard surface runways. We have over 57,000 total operations, arrivals and departures, annually.
Spokane International Airport
9000 W. Airport Dr
Spokane, WA 99224
Spokane International Airport is a commercial airport approximately 5 miles west of downtown Spokane, WA.
In 2017, 3,550,912 passengers traveled through this airport. In addition, air cargo totaled 72,376 tons in 2017. (Airport sets records for passengers, cargo," by Paul W. Smith, The Spokesman-Review, January 24, 2018)
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In Washington, it is illegal to point a laser light at on-duty firefighters, law enforcement officers, pilots and bus drivers, because it could impair their vision or make them think they are being targeted with a gun. It is a class C felony with a maximum penalty of 5 years in prison and a $10,000 fine. (Source: U.S.C. Title 18, Chapter 2, Sec. 39A. Aiming a laser pointer at an aircraft)