Commercial service cleared for takeoff at Paine Field
Last updated 2/27/2019 at Noon
After multiple delays to the long-awaited grand opening of the Propeller Airports terminal at Paine Field, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) gave the needed “thumbs up” for commercial air service to begin for Alaska and United Airlines.
Snohomish County owns Paine Field, and Propeller Airports signed a lease to design, build, and operate the two-gate terminal.
The start date for commercial service at Paine Field was initially set for late 2018, but the FAA deemed a new environmental assessment study was necessary, as the amount of daily flights to and from the terminal increas...