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March 19, 2020



March 16, 2020

LWS Lewiston-Nez Perce County Regional Airport Response to COVID-19 Lewiston, Idaho: In the midst of the COVID-19 outbreak, we want to start by saying we are going above and beyond to prevent any disruption to our current services. We are actively implementing a new and improved procedure for cleaning and sanitizing to continue providing the…


December 13, 2019

January 1, 2020, will be opening day at the Nez Perce County Airport for PAID PARKING. The airport parking lot will continue to provide ease of access for our traveling public. This delay is due to the late delivery of the parking Kiosks. Paid Parking Notice (PDF)

PRESS RELEASE December 10, 2019

December 11, 2019


Ready? REAL ID Enforcement Begins in One Year

October 11, 2019

PRESS RELEASE October 11, 2019

October 10, 2019

PRESS RELEASE October 11, 2019

PRESS RELEASE October 4 2019

October 4, 2019

PRESS RELEASE October 4 2019

Flying Legends of Victory Tour – July 22-29th

July 18, 2019

Flying Legends Victory Tour

Sound Downtown – July 5th

July 3, 2019

Sound Downtown – Event Page

Clarkston Alive After Five – July 11th

July 3, 2019

Alive After Five – Event Page

Clarkston Farmer’s Market – July Every Saturday

July 3, 2019

Clarkston Farmer’s Market

Celebrate Love 2019 – July 13th

June 25, 2019

Celebrate Love 2019 – Event Page

LWS Gets a Blue Light Special

September 19, 2018

Lewiston, ID – September 5, 2017 -Following up on a bid opening mid-December 2018, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) yesterday delivered to the Lewiston-Nez Perce County Regional Airport a blue-light special-a grant worth $1.7 million to add taxiway lights to the airfield’s infrastructure. The Airport Authority Board awarded the million-dollar installation contract to Johnson Electric,…

THANK YOU! – LWS Salutes Radials N’ Rivers

August 3, 2018

Gary Peters, Gale Wilson and more supporters than can be named here recently held their second annual “Radials N’ Rivers” exhibition. Repeating the doubled statistics over last year’s event bears only partial witness to the event’s success. The Lewiston Morning Tribune’s reporting and breathtaking pictures come close to telling the rest of the story.  What’s…

Notice for Public Comment | Intent to Concurrently Impose and Use Passenger Facility Charge

July 28, 2018

At the Lewiston-Nez Perce County Regional Airport The Lewiston-Nez Perce County Regional Airport Authority is posting this public notice as part of the Passenger Facility Charge (PFC) application process under 14 CFR 158.24 for the Lewiston-Nez Perce County Regional Airport (‘Airport’ or ‘LWS’). As part of this process, the Airport is providing the following information…

New badging hours now in effect

July 27, 2018

Airport badging hours are now only available Tuesday or Thursday 0800 to 12 noon. If you need an appointment please email or call 208-791-6808. Airport Badging

Lewiston-Nez Perce County Regional Airport Announces Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Goal for FY2019/2020/2021 of 1.98%

July 25, 2018

The calculation of three-year and contract DBE Goals, based upon 49 CFR Part 26, is a multi-phase task. The intent of the program is to create a level playing field on which DBE firms are able to compete fairly without creating a disadvantage to non-DBE competitors. This is accomplished through a detailed approach to setting…

Air Traffic Gains Altitude

March 2, 2018

Air traffic at the Lewiston-Nez Perce County Regional Airport continued to gain altitude during the first two months of 2018, according to the local air traffic control tower. Takeoffs and landings hit 1,690 and 1,613 in January and February 2018 respectively, compared to 1,613 and 1,346 during the same two months of 2017. “The increase…

January Air Traffic Soars

February 5, 2018

In spite of the dismal weather blanketing North Central Idaho in January, air traffic at the Lewiston-Nez Perce County Regional Airport soared.  Total landings and takeoffs hit 1,690 in January 2018, a 67% increase over the 1,009 totals in January 2017.  Airline activity accounted for 430 of the operations compared to 391 in 2017, while…

Lewiston Airport Boardings Reach All-Time High

January 11, 2018

Scheduled airline enplanements soared to new highs in 2017—and kept climbing. According to Airport Manager Stephanie Morgan, the 72,848 people that boarded airlines represents an all-time high for the Lewiston-Nez Perce County Regional Airport. “That’s five percent higher than the 2016 record of 69,693,” she said, “and that doesn’t include several thousand who took advantage…

Mandatory Badge Holder Training

This is a mandatory training for all Lewiston Airport Badge Holders and must be completed to keep your badge active. Contact information is on the flyer to schedule a training time.