The department works to provide infrastructure, financial resources and expertise to ensure a safe and efficient air transportation system. It registers airports, pilots and aircraft and is responsible for a Statewide Capital Improvement Program in coordination with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and federally funded public use airports around the state. The department is governed by a seven-member board of directors appointed by the governor, and employs 14 staff. The Aviation Board developed the system of airports in Oregon. The board provides policy oversight for the agency and is the modal committee for the Connect Oregon program.
Contact: Kenji Sugahara, Director
Legal & Legislative Information
Statutory Authority: ORS
Records & Publications
State Archives Holdings from This Agency
The following are selected abbreviated listings from the holdings of the Oregon State Archives. Additional records may be available. These records may be viewed free of charge at the State Archives Building in Salem. Copies are available for a fee.
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Title: Aeronautics Radio Show Story Records
Cubic Ft.: .05
Title: Aircraft Registration Records
Cubic Ft.: 1