|Continent: North America||Country: United States||Region: Oregon|
|Eugene Airport (Mahlon Sweet Field)|
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Eugene Mahlon Sweet Field is the second busiest airport in the State of Oregon. It is served by United Express, Delta Connection, and US Airways Express carriers as well as Horizon Air.
Official Spotting Locations
There are no official spotting locations though a number of sites can offer good views of landing and departing aircraft.
Other Spotting Locations
EUG is located at the intersection of Greenhill and Airport roads about 7 miles northwest of the city of Eugene. There is a parking lot at the end of Airport Rd. that is located about 300ft. from the numbers of runway 34L, which is the runway most commonly used for departing traffic. A chain link fence is the only obstruction of view. When 34R is active, Airport Rd. is located about 500 ft. from the active threshold.
Locations to Avoid
While the Flightcraft FBO offers decent views of the Terminal area, avoid loitering in the area as airport security may be called.
SkyWest serves EUG as both a United Express and Delta Connection carrier. Skywest offers flights with CRJ 200's and 700's as well as Brasilia's to San Francisco, Denver, Portland, and Salt Lake City. In total there are about 20 SkyWest movements per day. Mesa Airlines operating for US Airways Express serves Phoenix and Las Vegas 2-3 times per day using CRJ 200 and 900 aircraft. Horizon serves Portland, Seattle, Los Angeles, Redmond/Bend, and Medford with Dash 8 Q200 and Q400 aircraft. The period of highest traffic occurs daily between about 12:15pm and 2:45pm with about 20 inbound and outbound flights. There is also a lot of traffic in the early morning between about 5:20am and 7:00am.
Facilities and Transportation
There is no public transportation to the Eugene airport. To reach the airport by automobile, use Highway 99 north and turn left on Airport Rd.