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  • Oregon Department of Aviation
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    Support Oregon communities by preserving and enhancing aviation safety, infrastructure, and development.
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Oregon Dept. of Aviation UAS Links
There has been a significant increase in inquiries to the Oregon Department of Aviation regarding Unmanned Aircraft Systems (drones).  Below are some links to pertinent sources that can help citizens and stakeholders understand federal and state law.  Included are links to recent legislation in Oregon as well as links to federal guidelines. 
Aurora Tower Ribbon Cutting Ceremony!
On August 4, 2015, Oregon Department of Aviation hosted the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the new Air Traffic Control Tower at Aurora State Airport. Click on the link below to see pictures of the event! 
2015 Airshow Season is Here!
The 2015 airshow season is here! For a full list of airshows and events in Oregon please click on the link below.
Recent FAA Briefings
2014 Oregon Airport Management Association Conference, Eugene, Oregon.
Oregon Department of Aviation's Report to the Oregon Legislature on Unmanned Aerial Systems as Required by House Bill 2710.
Streak Horned Lark Information
Did You Know?
ORS 837.020 requires every pilot operating within Oregon to register with the Oregon Department of Aviation.  By law, registration must take place within 60 days of issuance of any “appropriate effective federal certificate, permit, rating or license relating to competency as a pilot” – with the exception of student pilots, who must register prior to their first solo flight.
Oregon Department of Aviation has created a new Pilot Registration Form for pilots flying in Oregon.
Office Closures – Throughout the year ODA’s office in Salem may be closed for holidays and other special events. Below is a list of days the Department of Aviation office will be closed in 2015:
September 7, 2015 - Labor Day
November 11, 2015 - Veterans Day
November 26, 2015 - Thanksgiving
December 25, 2015 - Christmas


Airports Division



Agency Business Report

2013 - 2014 Annual Report

Agency Affirmative Action Plan


Program Division
State and Federal grant program management; Aviation planning, engineering and land use; Tall structure and code compliance planning; Contracting & Procurement and ODA Capital Improvement Projects. 
Report suspicious activity in or around an airport.


ConnectOregon is a lottery-bond-based initiative ($42 million) approved by the Oregon Legislative Assembly to invest in air, rail, marine and transit infrastructure to ensure Oregon's transportation system is strong, diverse, and efficient.