Airport Day will be held Sunday May 24, 2015 this year.
for more info and photo
galleries from previous years.
Brookings Flying Club is Located at the Brookings Airport (BOK)
in the very southwest corner of Oregon on the coast just 10 miles
north of the California border in the town of Brookings,
Oregon. It is evenly spaced between the Crescent City Airport,
(McNamara Field) to the south in Crescent City, California, and
Beach Municipal Airport to the north in Gold Beach, Oregon.
The airport is located 1 mile NE of Brookings. Field elevation is
459 feet. The airport caretaker lives on field, and he can be reached
at 541-469-4217. You can find a Taxi at 541-469-7007.
club operates the fuel concession at the airport. 100LL and
JetA are available. New above ground tanks were installed in 2000.
Fuel is self serve, available 24 hours a day. The runway is 2,900'
x 65', and is paved, with pilot activated lighting. Unicom is 122.8,
and pattern altitude is 1,460'. Traffic is left traffic for runway
30 and right traffic for runway 12.
KBOK AWSS ("Automated Weather Sensing System") is now
operational. Up-to-the-minute airport weather observations
are available via:
Telephone: (541) 412-8682
Radio: 132.025 MHz
Aviation Weather Center Updated hourly.
club owns a 1978 Cessna 172N Skyhawk. The club is very active in
flying instruction. The plane is used for both student instruction
and member rental. It sports a new paint job done in January
2003 and a new re-manufactured engine installed in July 2005.
club always welcomes new members. There are two types of membership.
Click on this link to find out more detail. Flying
membership and Non flying membership.
year on Memorial Day weekend, the town of Brookings
holds its Azalea Festival in celebration of a local wild flower,
the Azalea. The event lasts the entire weekend, with parades, music,
food, and lots of other interesting activities. The Brookings Flying
Club holds their annual Airport
Day on Sunday of that weekend. This year it will be held on
May 24, 2015. The club will offer plane rides to the public
for $20 per person. Kids under 14 accompanied by 2 adults will fly
for free. The club uses a reservation system that has worked
very well. A time slot is assigned ticket holder, and they
can wander and do other things, and not have to stand in a long
line. The rides are very popular. Helicopter rides will be
provided by Cal-Or Life Flight for $40 per person. A few years ago
we had three T-28 Trojans arrive in formation, doing several low
passes before landing and going on display all day. All are
welcome. There is no charge for the admission, but the Civil Air
Patrol will ask for a $2 donation for autos. If you fly in, it's
General Chuck Yeager gave an hour talk for the Young Eagles Day
to about 400 kids and adults at the Brookings Airport on Sunday,
March 9, 2003. Young Eagle rides were to be given after the talk,
but high wind, rain and fog forced the rides to be held at a date
to be announced. For more info click here.
club is also involved with kids. A Scholarship is given to
a local student each year from money generated from the airport
day. Click here
for a Scholarship Application. The club is now working with
World of Flight, an organization from the state of Washington
to introduce kids to aviation, and becoming involved with the Young
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