Groups Hosts Race On Plane Runway

EUGENE, Ore. — Hundreds made their way to the Eugene airport Saturday morning for the annual 5K On The Runway event. In an effort to beat the summer heat and encourage greater family involvement, this year’s event took place on a Saturday morning. Things got started with a pancake breakfast and an Air Fair, where … Continue reading »

Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. — An emergency landing at the Eugene airport Thursday afternoon. Alaska Airlines says the plane oven was overheating and began to emit smoke. As a safety precaution, the pilots were forced to do an emergency landing at about 2 p.m. All 122 passengers and their luggage were moved off the flight. A new … Continue reading »

Eugene Airport Remodels Terminal Lobby

EUGENE, Ore. — A year of construction at the Eugene Airport is finally complete, and the public got its first look at all the work Wednesday. There are now brand new ticket counters and monitors, and the lobby space has been opened up. Airport officials say the goal of the project was to move the … Continue reading »

Eugene Airport Travelers Up in 2013

EUGENE, Ore. — Business is taking off at the Eugene Airport. A record number of people traveled through the airport in 2013. Airport officials say 863,000 travelers arrived or departed from Eugene in 2013. That’s 6.7 percent more than the previous year, and it’s the third consecutive year a record has been set. An improved … Continue reading »

Weather Causing Delays at Eugene Airport

EUGENE, Ore. — It may be hundreds of miles away, but the winter blast in the Midwest and Northeast is leaving some travelers stranded for days at the Eugene Airport. Flights in and out of Eugene were mostly on time Tuesday, but its flights in other parts of the country that are causing the delays. … Continue reading »

Busy Travel Day at Eugene Airport

EUGENE, Ore. — Tuesday was the last minute mad dash for travelers to get to their holiday destinations. The lines to board at the Eugene Airport weren’t that long, but there were large crowds of people waiting for their friends and family who were delayed coming in from other cities. Grant Jones said he spent … Continue reading »

Winter Weather Causes Flight Delays

EUGENE, Ore. — A winter storm in other parts of the country is having a rippling effect on flights out of the Eugene Airport. With Christmas just around the corner, hundreds of people are traveling through the Eugene Airport Sunday. But while a number of flights out of the airport were delayed or canceled Sunday … Continue reading »

Record Passenger Airport Traffic

EUGENE, Ore. — Thanksgiving and Black Friday is over but business at the Eugene airport is not. Today is expected to be the airport’s second busiest passenger day ever. ¬†Administrators say more than 1,700 passengers are expected to roll through the terminal today. Travelers said things ran pretty smoothly for them. “I noticed the security … Continue reading »

Passengers React to Check-in Guidelines

EUGENE, Ore. — With construction beginning in the terminal, the Eugene Airport is recommending passengers arrive two hours before their scheduled flights. But some say ticket counters aren’t even open that early before take off. Individual airlines decide what time the ticket counters will open each day, but the airport says even if the ticket … Continue reading »

Airport Terminal to Receive Facelift

EUGENE, Ore. — The Eugene Airport terminal is getting a facelift, which will mean some changes for passengers flying out of the airport. Airport officials say although it’s been adding airlines recently, this multi-million dollar project has been planned for years and passengers say they’re excited to see the changes. For passengers who regularly fly … Continue reading »

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