Business View Magazine | November 2020

161 BUSINESS VIEW MAGAZINE NOVEMBER 2020 G rant County Regional Airport Manager, Haley Walker, believes that continual improvement means more than just paving runways, installing safety equipment, and constructing helipads; it also means investing in the local community and the future of aviation. In addition to hosting a regular aviation field day for all sixth- graders in the rural Oregon county, the Airport offers a paid summer internship. Each year, one high school graduate from Grant County gets hands-on experience fueling planes, inspecting runways, and interacting with pilots. “So, we’re not just operating an airport, we’re trying to promote aviation,” says Walker. Grant County Regional Airport is located about three-and-a-half hours northwest of Boise, Idaho. It is within the Urban GRANT COUNTY REGIONAL AIRPORT Promoting aviation AT A GLANCE THE GRANT COUNTY REGIONAL AIRPORT WHAT: A public-use airport WHERE: Grant County, Oregon WEBSITE: