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Request for Applications
Rural Oregon Aviation Relief 2018 - Click here to learn more about the opportunities to apply for the Rural Oregon Aviation Relief (ROAR) Program. 

Oregon Department of Aviation (ODA) is focused on working with rural communities in assisting commercial air service through our Rural Oregon Aviation Relief (ROAR) Program. Our rural airports are an imperative asset to the aviation system and play a critical role in the economic development of the surrounding local communities. The ROAR grants are an opportunity for ODA to learn from our rural airports and work towards accomplishing their vision to better serve their communities needs and dynamic economies.
The ROAR Grant Cycle is an open cycle that will run continuously.  Applications will undergo a completeness review by ODA staff and be referred to the next most appropriate State Aviation Board for further review.

 
Submitting Public Correspondence 
Public correspondence may be submitted at any time to aviation.mail@aviation.state.or.usWritten comments submitted at least 48 hours prior to a scheduled public meeting will be distributed to the Aviation Board in advance of the meeting.  If submitting written comment the day of the meeting, please provide 25 copies to the Aviation Board Secretary. All written comments received become part of the permanent record.  Public comments submitted to any other agency email address may not be received.
 
 
 
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. 
 
Did You Know?
ORS 837.040 requires that every owner operating a civil aircraft that is based, or operating commercially, within Oregon to register the aircraft with the Oregon Department of Aviation. By law, the owner of a civil aircraft that is based in Oregon shall register the aircraft within 60 days of the date the aircraft becomes subject to registration.  
The owner of a civil aircraft that is not based in Oregon but that is used in Oregon for commercial operations shall register the aircraft prior to the first time the aircraft is used in Oregon for commercial operations.​
 
 
Aircraft/Drone Registration Form
Drone Registration only required for Public Bodies - State Registration not required for Private Use Drones.​
 

 
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 2018:
 
September 3, 2018 - Labor Day
November 12, 2018 - Veteran's Day 
November 22-23, 2018 - Thanksgiving
December 25, 2018 - Christmas Day
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Administration 

2019-2021 Agency Request Budget​

2017-2019 Agency Request Budget

2017-2019 Governor's Budget

2017-2019 Legislatively Adopted Budget​​

2017​ Annual Report

Agency Affirmative Action Plan

Annual Performance Progress Report

 

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. 
Security
Report suspicious activity in or around an airport.

 

Connect Oregon
Connect Oregon 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.