Airport implementing restrictions for eclipse

Grant County Regional Airport is restricting access to runways and terminals during the weekend of the total solar eclipse, Aug. 19-21.

To ensure safety, the Grant County Regional Airport will only be allowing fire aviation, medical aviation and pilots with confirmed reservations and prior permission to land Aug. 19 through 5 p.m. Aug. 21. The airport terminal will be restricted Aug. 21, the day of the eclipse. Only airport employees and volunteers, local hangar owners, Forest Service airbase employees and contractors and emergency personnel will be allowed access to the airport. For more information, call the airport at 541-575-1151.

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