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​Owyhee Reservoir State Airport

Owyhee Reservoir (28U)


Built in 1958 by the Board of Aeronautics on land obtained through a use permit from the Bureau of Land Management, the Owyhee Reservoir State Airport is a remotely located aviation facility.  Located along the Owyhee River in Malheur County, the airport is used primarily for access to the recreational area.
 
The airport is located in south central Oregon in the plateau area.  Access to the airport is primarily via unpaved roads through the mountains.  The area is generally accessed only by airplane.  The airport's role in the system is primarily one of providing access to a remote, sparsely populated recreation area.  Owyhee Reservoir State Airport is categorized as a Level 5 non-critical airport.
 
Location: 2190 Dead Man Gulch Road, Vale, OR 97901
Lat/Long: 43-25.49N / 117-20.73W
CTAF: 122.9
Elevation: 2,680’
Lighting: None
Runway: 13/31
Length: 1,840’
Width: 30’
Surface: Dirt
Fuel: None
Lodging: None
Transportation: None
 
Remarks: Warning Airport – Recommend contact Dept. of Aviation (503)378-4880 (M-F) prior to use.  Airport camping is permitted.  Fishing, hunting and boating.  Outhouse.  Remote, roadless area.  Cabin.