Airport Businesses and Helpful Links
Airporter Shuttle – http://www.airporter.com/
Airporter Shuttle provides daily bus service between Yakima and Sea-Tac.
Cub Crafters – http://www.cubcrafters.com/
Cub Crafters is an aircraft manufacturer specializing in Top Cub and Super Cub aircraft. Cub Crafters are known world wide for their craftsmanship.
Explore Aviation LLC. – http://www.exploreaviationllc.com/
Brian and Jennifer Thompson have operated Explore Aviation at hanger 18, 2401 S 21st Ave (Yakima Air Park) since 2002. Brian earned his pilots license in 1968 flying with Charlie McAllister, Gini Richardson and others at Yakima Airport. After flying in Alaska for 20 years, Brian and Jennifer, a certified ground instructor, now train others for tailwheel, commercial and instrument privileges in their 1940 Piper J3 and 1945 Stinson 108. See Explore Aviation on Facebook. By appointment only. Call 509 945 1985
Flight Aware Live Flight Tracker – http://flightaware.com/live/airport/KYKM
Live flight tracker for the Yakima Air Terminal-McAllister Field.
FAA N-Number Database – http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Inquiry.aspx
Enter the N-number of an aircraft and this FAA database will give you information about the aircraft and it’s owner.
Food Facility Engineering – http://www.foodfacility.com/
Food Facility Engineering’s history began in 1954 when Food Industry Research and Engineering (FIRE) opened for business. FIRE preformed several research projects and audits for the U.S. Department of Agriculture, as well as specializing in the design of controlled atmosphere storage and packing facilities, providing valuable background for advanced technical design of distribution, storage and processing plant design.
Today, after designing hundreds of projects, the personnel of Food Facility Engineering can offer clients single source, total responsibility for stand-alone planning, engineering and construction project management or, in concert with our strategic partners, full turnkey design/construction services. Food Facility Engineering serves clients throughout the US and various parts of the world, from our home office in Yakima, Washington. Food Facility Engineering is able to handle both large and small projects ranging from several thousand dollars to over one hundred million dollars. Our expertise and versatility are noteworthy because the projects our engineers have undertaken and completed both simple and complex have resulted in satisfied clients who operate cost-effective facilities, many of which are industry standards. Our longevity is demonstrated by our many clients who continue to rely on us project after project.
McAllister Museum of Aviation – http://www.mcallistermuseum.org/
Discover early aviation in the Yakima Valley. The museum offers many exhibits of pioneers in aviation.
McCormick Air Center – http://www.mccormickaircenter.com/
McCormick Air Center is the airport’s newest full service FBO offering fueling, aircraft maintenance, avionics, flight training and charters.
Port of Seattle – http://www.portseattle.org/seatac/
Information about Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. Includes helpful travel information.
Sea-Tac Airline Information – http://www.portseattle.org/seatac/flights/airlines.shtml
This is a handy site to find information about air carriers operating out of Sea-Tac. It includes phone numbers and links to the different carriers.
Transportation Security Administration – http://www.tsa.gov/public/display?theme=175
Want information on what you can and can’t take aboard an aircraft? Check the traveler tips section of the TSA web site to find the prohibited items list. It also has helpful tips on how to get through the security checkpoint with ease.
Washington Airport Management Association – http://www.wama.us/
The Washington Airport Management Association (WAMA) was created in 1970 to improve airports and airport management in Washington state. We build relationships between members, industry professionals, and state and federal government representatives to promote effective airport management.
Washington Pilots Association – http://yakimawpa.wordpress.com/
Yakima Chapter Washington Pilots Association
Washington State Aeronautics – http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/Aviation/
WSDOT Aviation provides assistance to and information for general aviation airports and pilots throughout the state. They also provide search and rescue operations for missing aircraft.
Yakima Aerosport – http://www.yakimaaerosport.com/
Home of the Super 18 Cub and Breezy
Yakima Airport Information From Air Nav – http://www.airnav.com/airport/YKM
Airport information from AirNav. Includes runway lengths, frequencies, description of navigational aids and other helpful information for pilots.
Yakima Air Park
Yakima Air Park is located on the South end of Taxiway Charlie of which provide “Condo style” hangars which are privately owned and operated. Traditionally, the members hold pancake breakfasts on Saturday which allow our local community to experience the General Aviation side of the industry. The location also holds both the Experimental Aircraft Association and Washington Pilots Association meetings for the Central Washington Chapters.