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Airport Business Overview
The Skagit Valley is well known for its agriculture, but the richness of this valley doesn’t end with farming. Innovation, research, technology, strategic location, accessibility, skilled workforce and infrastructure are key components to the success of businesses and economic development in our area. The Port of Skagit supports many of those components that make the Skagit Valley a place to locate, develop and grow your business.
Skagit Regional Airport offers a diverse range of business and recreational aviation opportunities, as well as manufacturing, research and development, and value-added agriculture. There are currently 27 business tenants located at Skagit Regional Airport, many of which have been operating here for decades because of the strong, supportive partnerships built with the Port. We promise excellence in public service and leadership within a business landscape that inspires success and enhances the quality of life in Skagit County.
Buildings & Property Overview
Buildings become available on Port property from time to time and we work closely with potential tenants to find the right fit to meet our respective goals and objectives. Vacancy rates are low at the airport and adjacent business park, due in large part to the supportive business environment and the strategic industry recruitment efforts we have undergone to find and support our business tenants. For those companies looking for ready-to-build property, we have room to help you grow with acres of developable property for light- and heavy-industrial development.
To learn more about leasing and business opportunities with the Port of Skagit, please contact our business development director. Scott Peterson
The Port of Skagit adopted Minimum Standards for Commercial Services at Skagit Regional Airport in 2006 to ensure the delivery of high-quality services. These standards were updated in 2013 and establish threshold entry requirements for entities wanting to provide aeronautical or other commercial services to the public at the airport.
Rules and regulations are in place to promote the safe and efficient operation of Skagit Regional Airport and Bayview Business Park, and to provide services for aircraft operators, tenants, businesses, and the public.
The Port of Skagit has adopted minimum standards for businesses operating at the airport. Prospective business tenants of Skagit Regional Airport are encouraged to complete this Commercial Use Permit, to introduce their business and proposed services.
Port tenants are encouraged to talk with the Port about improvements they would like to make at their businesses. To best facilitate the project approval process, please follow the steps on the Tenant Project Approval Form.
The Port of Skagit is dedicated to serving our community inclusively and participates in the U.S Department of Transportation’s Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) program at Skagit Regional Airport. The primary goal of this program is to level the playing field by providing small businesses owned and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals a fair opportunity to compete for federally funded transportation contracts. The Port of Skagit established a DBE program in accordance with regulations of the U.S. Department of Transportation, 49 CFR Part 26 and establishes DBE goals annually for the federal financial assistance it receives to support improvements to Skagit Regional Airport.