The City of Independence is located in Polk County just west of the Willamette River. The City of Independence is less than 10 miles south of Salem. Independence State Airport is sited on 69 acres approximately one mile north of Independence. The Airport is owned and operated by ODA. Nearby points of interest include the State Capitol Building (Salem); Gilbert House Children's Museum; and Mission Mill Village, which depicts the lifestyle of Oregon's settlers. Honeywood, Oregon's oldest winery, is located nearby. Area businesses include Boise-Cascade, Franklin Swede, and Western Oregon University, which employs many people.
The Airport has one runway oriented in a north-south direction. This visual approach runway, Runway 16/34, measures 3,142 feet in length by 60 feet in width. This runway is served by a full-length parallel taxiway. Runway 16/34 is equipped with MIRL and PAPIs. The Airport currently accommodates 191 based aircraft and handles approximately 33,658 annual general aviation operations. An estimated 71 percent of the Airport's operations are itinerant.
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44° 52′ 1.0″ N, 123° 11′ 53.7″ W
44° 52.017′ N, 123° 11.895′ W
||3,142 ft |
||180 ft (Surveyed) |
||Actvt MIRL Ry 16/34, PAPI Ry 16 & Ry 34 - CTAF. |
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