Flying to Lopez Airport

Noise Abatement:

  • Please be considerate of our neighbors when taking off…………..Thank You.
  • We are asking pilots to fly the runway heading to 700′ MSL before making your turn.

Pattern:        Fly —  Right traffic 16 and Left traffic 34.  Fly — west side pattern over water.

Watch for:

  • Sea Planes taking off from Fisherman Bay and/or transitioning at low altitudes west of airport.
  • Down drafts on approach especially from west winds landing 16.
  • Tall trees on approaches.

There are no services at the airport:

  • We have a small waiting room in the terminal, free WiFi and a phone for local or 911 calls.  There is a port-a-potty.
  • Restaurants, lodging, shops, art galleries are approximately 3 miles from the airport in Lopez Village..
  • Golfing:  There is a very good 9 hole golf course with seperated tee boxes for the second 9 holes. It is immediately adjacent to the airport. No tee times are needed and rarely any waiting.  If your ball goes over the fence onto the airport, consider it a donation to the school’s golf program. Their website is
  • Bicycle Rentals available: Village Cycles 360-468-4013 or Lopez Bikes and Kayaks 360-468-2847.

For information about Lopez – check out the Lopez Island Chamber of Commerce at or the community site at

Approaching the Lopez Airstrip
Landing Lopez







If information that you are looking for is not here: Contact Helen at 360-468-4116