Airport Specifications

The John Day / Grant County Regional Airport (GCRA) is owned and operated by Grant County and encompasses approximately 335 acres.


17 / 35

Runway 17-35 is rated at 12,500 pounds, single-wheel gear, with limited use at 21,000 pounds (W&H Pacific file Number 39991-2001).

09 / 27

Runway 09-27 was rehabilitated in the summer of 2014, and is now rated at 34,500 pounds.

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A GPS instrument approach, with 600 foot minimums, is supplemented by a fully automated weather observation system (AWOS III). The lighting system uses variable intensity runway lights and high intensity strobes.

The GCRA is the only public airport in Grant County with fuel and provides Jet A and Avgas. There are 13 private hangars, a county hangar, a terminal building, and a USFS Helibase at the airport.

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The Terminal has one full time Manager and several part time employees who enable the airport to be staffed 6 days a week, 8 hours per day in the winter and 7 days a week, 12 hours per day in the summer. The airport itself is never closed except for snow plowing.