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.

Traffic 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.

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. The website is
  • Bicycle Rentals available: Village Cycles 360-468-4013 or Lopez Bikes and Kayaks 360-468-2847.
  • Taxi service on Lopez. Contact: Destinations with Della at 360-298-5191.

Airport Camping:

  • Lopez Airport is a great place for fly-in camping, biking and hiking (walk to: nearby “Shark Reef Preserve” and seal watch)..
  • We have 4 grass tie-down camping sites, with shade trees and picnic tables (camp under your wing).
  • Nearby is water, power, WiFi and portable toilets.
  • Camp fire and barbecue facilites are provided.
  • The camp area has a covered picnic shelter.

For information about Lopez:   Check out the Lopez Island Chamber of Commerce at or the community site at

Approaching the Lopez Airstrip from the south
Landing Lopez 34








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