The Grant County Regional Airport (GCRA), and also known as Ogilvie Field, is a county-owned, public use airport located in Grant County, Oregon.

The Grant County Regional Airport is currently seeking a summer intern.  For more information, including how to apply please download Summer Intern Information (PDF)

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Helibase & Training Center

The GCRA is also the helibase and training center for the United States Forest Service (USFS) Malheur Forest’s rappeller firefighters. It is staffed year around with peak operations generally occurring from May through October.


The Grant County Regional Airport includes:

  • 2 Courtesy cars
  • 3 Offices available for rent
  • Conference rooms available for rent (large and small)
  • Full kitchen
  • Large lobby open to the public
  • Observation Deck with elevator access
  • Pilot’s Lounge (with shower, bunk bed)

Convenient Location

The airport is also conveniently located adjacent to the John Day Industrial Park. It is situated approximately one mile southwest of the central business district of John Day, Oregon.

Airport Master Plan

In 2019 the Federal Aviation Administration accepted and approved the Airport Master Plan for the Grant County Regional Airport, which began in July 2015.  The Airport Master Plan consists of a narrative for airport improvements over the next twenty years as well as an airport layout plan set.


public notice




Grant County regional Airport

Grant County, Oregon

Grant County, Oregon and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announce that a Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) has been prepared in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) to determine the potential environmental, cultural, and socioeconomic impacts of the Proposed Action to: 

  • Widen Runway 17/35 from 60 to 75 feet. 
  • Reconstruct Runway 17/35 pavement to increase runway single wheel capacity to 16,000 pounds or more. 
  • Relocate precision approach path indicator lights, runway edge lights, and threshold lights. 
  • Repaint Runway 17/35 Markings

 The Draft EA will be available for public review for 30 days (Between Oct. 1st, 2021 to Oct. 31st, 2021) at: 

  1. Grant County Regional Airport Manager’s Office

72000 Airport Road

John Day, OR 97845, and 

  1. Grant County Courthouse Court Secretary Office

201 S. Humbolt Street, Suite 280

Canyon City, OR  97820

The document can also be reviewed HERE For individuals who cannot review the document at the locations above or cannot access the link, please contact Tamsen Binggeli at or (208) 830-5257.

Written comments will be accepted during the 30-day period as follows: 

  • Postmarked by 10/31/2021, if mailed to Tamsen Binggeli at T-O Engineers, 2471 S. Titanium Place, Meridian, Idaho 83642; or 
  • Emailed by 5:00 PM on 10/31/2021 to

 The responsible FAA official for information purposes is IIon Logan, Environmental Protection Specialist, Federal Aviation Administration, 2200 S. 216th Street, Des Moines, WA 98198, (206) 231-4220,