Redmond Municipal Airport (Roberts Field) (Guide)

Redmond Municipal Airport-IATA: RDM, ICAO: KRDM, FAA LID: RDM; (Roberts Field), is located approximately 2 miles southeast of Redmond, in Deschutes County, Oregon, the U.S., The exact location of the airport, is 2522 SE Jesse, Dana Butler Ct, Redmond, Oregon 97756. Roberts Field Airport is owned and operated by the city of Redmond and is in public use. The airport serves Redmond and nearby areas. RDM is the fourth-largest airport in Oregon, and it was called a primary commercial service airport for 2011-2015 by the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems.

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Redmond Municipal Airport (Roberts Field) (Guide)

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Redmond Municipal Airport-IATA: RDM, ICAO: KRDM, FAA LID: RDM; (Roberts Field), is located approximately 2 miles southeast of Redmond, in Deschutes County, Oregon, the U.S., The exact location of the airport, is 2522 SE Jesse, Dana Butler Ct, Redmond, Oregon 97756. Roberts Field Airport is owned and operated by the city of Redmond and is in public use. The airport serves Redmond and nearby areas. RDM is the fourth-largest airport in Oregon, and it was called a primary commercial service airport for 2011-2015 by the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems.

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Redmond Municipal Airport's field is spanned on 2518 acres. The airport has two runways. Both of them are asphalt and 7,038 and 7,006 feet long, and one helipad( a landing area for helicopters). There are 85 aircraft based at the airport, including six helicopters, nine jets, 15 multi-engine, and 55 single-engine.

Redmond Municipal Airport is served by five airlines: American Airlines, Allegiant Airlines, Alaska Air, United Airlines, and Delta Airlines. These airlines are providing non-stop flights to Los Angeles, Phoenix, Portland, San Francisco, Seattle, etc.

According to the FAA in the year 2018, Redmond Municipal Airport served 890,878 passengers. In 2020 the airport operates about 30 flights daily.

History

Redmond Municipal Airport was built in the 1920s, but the first passenger flights began in the 1940s. United States Army Air Forces used Roberts Field as one of its bomber bases during World War 2. After the war, in 1946, The City of Redmond bought the airport for 1 dollar. The first airline that served the airport was United Airlines, but in 1959 it was replaced by West Coast Airlines.

The first passenger terminal at Redmond Municipal Airport was built in 1950. The terminal facility was spanned on 3,400 and 1,700 square feet. One half of the terminal was meant for public use, while the other half was used by CAA( Civil Aeronautics Administration). From this time up until now, there were many reconstructions and expansion to the terminal building and the runways. The latest restoration was in 2018, for the second track ( 11-29).