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​Cottage Grove State Airport

Cottage Grove (61S)  


Property acquired in 1963 and '64 with construction of airport in 1964.  The runway was widened and lengthened in 1969 and the Village Green donated a taxiway and tiedown area and constructed a road from Bowling Green Road to intersect with Thornton Lane.  Later projects constructed tie-down areas in the area to the west near Village Green, paved the taxiway to this area, installed low intensity lighting system, improved drainage, constructed new access to terminal area and enlarged the tie-down areas. ​In August 2017 the Cottage Grove Airport Center was opened, featuring a lounge area and bathrooms. Much of the property for the Cottage Grove airport was donated by the Woodard family.  In addition to having an FBO, Cottage Grove is also the home of the Oregon Aviation Historical Society.

Cottage Grove State Airport was constructed in 1965 through a joint venture between the Board of Aeronautics, the FAA, and the local community.  The airport is located cast of Interstate 5, approximately one mile northeast of the community of Cottage Grove. 

The community of Cottage Grove has recognized the importance of an airport to the economic development of its area.  The community's support of the construction of the airport is evidence of its recognition.  Several business class aircraft currently operate at the airport.  The airport is categorized as a level 3 airport and should continue to be included in the NPIAS.

Location: 78833 Airport Road, Cottage Grove, OR 97424
Lat/Long: 43-47.99N / 123-01.74W
CTAF: 122.8
Elevation: 640’
Lighting: MIRL, PAPI
Runway: 15/33
Length: 3,200’
Width: 60’
Surface: Asphalt
Fuel: 24-HR card-lock
Transportation: Courtesy Car; 2 Bikes available for use; Taxi; some motels will pick-up.
 
 
FBO: Kelly’s Experimental Air (541)968-9328
 
                  2475 Jim Wright Way
                  Cottage Grove, OR 97424
                  (541)767-0244
 
       Food:   Village Green Resort            Koffee Kup                         Numerous Fast Food
                  725 Row River Road            1241 N. Pacific Hwy.            Outlets
                  Cottage Grove, OR 97424    Cottage Grove, OR 97424   
                  (541)942-2491                   (541)942-7710
 
   Lodging:   Village Green Resort           Comfort Inn                        Best Western
                   725 Row River Road           845 Gateway Blvd.              1601 N. Gateway Blvd.
                   Cottage Grove, OR 97424   Cottage Grove, OR 97424    Cottage Grove, OR 97424
                   (800)966-6490                  (541)942-9747                   (541)942-1000
 
 
Remarks: Potable water, Dorena Lake, museum, golfing, 5 covered bridges, mining district, Forestry & Development Center.