The Desert Aire airport is located in the southwest corner of bountiful Grant County Washington. The airport is within the township of Desert Aire, which is about 4 miles south of the city of Mattawa on State Highway 243.
The Desert Aire Owners Association owns the airport, but leases the airport to Grant County Airport District #1. GCAD#1 holds public meetings every second Thursday of the month at 4:00PM in the Desert Aire office complex lower floor.
There are camping facilities located 4 blocks from the airport in the marina area, and a Port-a-Potty located at the west parking area. A restaurant is available for fly-in crew and passengers near the south entrance to Desert Aire from highway 243.
Our new runway is complete! The completed runway size is 60 feet wide and 3665 feet long! Click the photos below for larger images taken from overhead.