Board hears from Air Show & Port on Hillsboro Airport


WEA August 2017 Board meeting   The Westside Economic Alliance Board of Directors hosted its August meeting at the Hillsboro Airport to learn more about the facility.  
   Bill Braack from the Oregon International Air Show presented information on next month's event, while the Port of Portland's Steve Nagy shared details about the Hillsboro Airport and its Master Plan Update.  
   The Hillsboro Airport encompasses about 950 acres with three runways and is Oregon's second busiest airport.
   It's home to more than 25 businesses with corporate air shuttle services, private jets, flight schools, a U.S. Customs and Border Protection office, and more.
   The latest economic impact study shows the Hillsboro Airport has generated 1,472 jobs, $83.5 million in personal income, and $107.4 million in business revenue
   The Master Plan Update for the airport helps to provide a better picture of the airport's current role and the forecast for it in the future.
   If you would like to learn more about the Hillsboro Airport's Master Plan, visit its online open house.  
   The Oregon International Air Show will be at the Hillsboro Airport September 22-24.