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LWS Air Cargo…The Hidden Economic Multiplier

Air Cargo…it’s one of the worst kept secrets in the regional economy.  In fact, it works so well we’ve come to take it for granted.  But imagine what would happen if suddenly–it were gone. The auto parts store in Enterprise, Oregon would have to begin stocking huge inventories to overcome long delivery times.  The costs…

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5 Tips to Fly Through the Airport This Holiday Season

This is the busiest travel time of the year. Make your journey as smooth as possible with these tips: Arrive Early Arrive at least 90 minutes prior to your scheduled departure time. The airport is busier than usual and tends to be filled with less frequent travelers during the holiday season. That means lines at…

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Scout Leads Airport Community Service Effort

Troop 1148 showed up in force at the Lewiston-Nez Perce County Regional Airport early Saturday morning, October 21st.  No surprise, their presence was part of a well thought-out plan, approved by the Boy Scouts of America, their adult advisors, and Airport Administration.  Their mission?  To improve the appearance of the airport’s main entrance.  Within a…

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Invasion of the Body Scanner

Transportation Security Administration (TSA) teams showed up at the Lewiston-Nez Perce County Regional Airport Tuesday evening with an AIT-2, the official term for what has come to be known as the “body scanner.” “Plans to acquire one of the newest tools in the security toolbox began in March,” said Stephanie Morgan, Airport Manager.  “Customers told…

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Become an LWS Airport Ambassador!

Do you have a cheerful, outgoing personality?  Do you enjoy meeting new people?  Are you familiar with the region and all it has to offer?  Would you like the challenge of representing the Lewis-Clark Valley and creating a good first impression to people from all over the United States?  The World? Then consider becoming an…

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SEASONAL Airport Maintenance Technician

We are gearing up for winter operations and you could be a part of a growing airport team! The Lewiston-Nez Perce County Regional Airport is currently looking for a seasonal part-time Airport Maintenance Technician.   We are willing to pay $15/hour.  This job might be for you if you are a self-starter, love taking on challenges,…

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FAA Shows the Money

Bid opening mid-August brought the Lewiston-Nez Perce County Regional Airport the costs involved in acquiring a new Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting (ARFF) vehicle and the cost of building a combined ARFF station and snow control equipment building.  Today the FAA threw its support behind the two projects by awarding grants to cover approximately 93.75 percent…

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TSA Steps Up

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced on Tuesday, August 29th, that it would help with efforts to improve the security screening checkpoint at the Lewiston-Nez Perce County Regional Airport. After reviewing passenger feedback, the Airport Authority Board put increased emphasis on enhancing the customers’ travel experience through the local airport.  The result is a four-phased…

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It’s Oshkosh!

Bids on a new Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting (ARFF) Vehicle were opened on Thursday and it’s an Oshkosh. Coming in with a price tag of $609,178, the bid was $140,822 below the engineer’s estimate of $750,000. “Delivery is still about twelve months away,” explained Stephanie Morgan. “ARFF equipment is put together one-at-a-time because of the…

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Airline Boardings Continue to Climb

Airline Boardings at the Lewiston-Nez Perce County Regional Airport have taken to the skies. “Over 6,330 people boarded schedule airlines in July,” said Stephanie Morgan, Airport Manager. “That’s an all-time high for the month of July.” July 2016 saw 6,029 people boarding airlines. This year’s total represents a five percent increase. The Lewiston-Nez Perce County…

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