RDM: 5 Things We Love About Redmond Municipal Airport – Roberts Field

Welcome to any other episode of our five Things We Love About… collection, which celebrates features and services at airports around the usa and the arena.

Today we land at ‘The Aviation Gateway to Central Oregon’: Redmond Municipal Airport (RDM), a small airport 15 miles north of Bend that has plenty of charm – and a few surprises.

As normal, if we miss some thing you like approximately Redmond Municipal Airport, please go away a word in the remarks sections beneath.  And make sure to test the other airports on our five Things We Love About.. series.

five Things We Love About Redmond Municipal Airport (RDM)

1. Bigfoot at Redmond Municipal Airport

RDM is in Bigfoot u . s . a .. And at the same time as few have ever seen the elusive creature alive within the wild, this Bigfoot statue lives within the terminal yr-round.

2. Art and nature within the RDM terminal

The one hundred′” via 60″ American Flag cover, above, was stitched collectively via 18 neighborhood women artists the use of diverse hand quilting techniques.

The tree, beneath, is an example of the superbly gnarled and twisted Western Juniper trees that can be seen growing inside the excessive wilderness of Central Oregon. RDM’s juniper tree is concept to be about 500 years old. A infant as compared to the oldest juniper tree in Oregon, which is on a ridge east of Bend and may be more than 1600 years old.

three. Rocking chairs at RDM

We’re happy to see any other airport with welcoming rocking chairs for passengers.

four. Kids play area and Flybrary Library

RDM has fun play areas for children pre and post-protection with sports for children of numerous a long time. The airport’s Take One/Leave One ‘Flybrary’ is a partnership with the neighborhood library.

RDM additionally has a unfastened flight-themed coloring e-book that’s smooth to download.

5. Views of the Cascade Mountain Range from RDM

On clean days, you need to be capable of get a incredible view of the Cascade Mountain Range from RDM airport.

This viewing plaque will help you discover the 3 Sisters, Broken Top, Mt Bachelor, and other mountains.

If we missed one in every of your favourite services at Redmond Municipal Airport (RDM), please allow us to recognise. And if you spot Bigfoot in the wild close to the airport, be sure to snap a photograph and a ship it alongside to

Bigfoot noticed at Seattle-Tacoma Int’l Airport

We spotted this collection of Bigfoot souvenirs at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport currently.

Note the small string of lights wrapping one of the Bigfoot gadgets. It’s a captivating sign that the holidays are coming proper up. And a gentle reminder that there are plenty of reasons to do all of your excursion shopping at airports.

We agree. Stay tuned for extra present-worthy objects we’re locating in airport shops this 12 months.

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Bigfoot has moved right into a small Oregon airport is a massive fan of airport mascots. And Redmond Municipal Airport now has a in reality massive one.

Central Oregon is prime Bigfoot (or Sasquatch)-looking country. And the most recent resident at Redmond Municipal Airport (RDM) gives everyone a terrific study the ever-elusive creature that tourists wish in the future to see.

More than 6-feet tall, this Sasquatch creature toting a red suitcase arrived at RDM just last week and he/she/it's going to continue to be within the terminal for the foreseeable future.

Because, truely, who is going to tell a creature that looks as if that to transport along?

RDM hopes traffic will take selfies with the newly-arrived Sasquatch. And they also hope travelers will submit the ones selfies to the airport’s Facebook web page and/or share their pix thru Twitter and Instagram with the hashtags #RDMYeti, #centraloregonsasquatch or #FLYRDM.

And for folks who would like to take home a Bigfoot memento past a photograph, the two airport gift stores have lots of excellent options.

Here are snaps of a number of our favorite Bigfoot presents. Beyond t-shirts and a amazing Sasquatch bottle opener, the alternatives encompass a outstanding addition to our growing series of airport chocolate ‘poop’ souvenirs.

Please be at the alert for a notable statue, mascot or memento at any airport you skip thru. If you see some thing that’s amusing and very local, please snap a photograph and ship it along. If your photograph is featured on our Souvenir Sunday function, we’ll send you a groovy travel-themed souvenir.

Sasquatch spotted at Sea-Tac Int’l Airport

Travelers have been trying to get a glimpse of the storied however elusive Sasquatch – or Bigfoot – for ages.

Now he’s easy to identify at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.


Several Hudson stores I stopped into yesterday had considerable Sasquatch shows with t-shirts, mugs, crammed animals and, my favourite category of kitschy souvenirs: sweet Sasquatch ‘poop.’

SEA Sasquatch Poop

Travel tidbits: Free Wi-Fi at Houston Airports & Bigfoot at Sea-Tac

Free Wi-FI at airport

Yay! Free Wi-Fi is coming to Houston’s Hobby and George Bush Intercontinental airports.

Currently, travelers at these airports can get 45 minutes of complimentary Wi-Fi via Boingo, but according to this article within the Houston Business Journal, the Houston airport authority, is calling at getting a brand new Wi-Fi provider and presenting loose Wi-Fi by means of the end of the yr.


And properly information for Bigfoot fanatics. A reader wanted to recognize if the Bigfoot mugs I wrote approximately some time again had been nevertheless for sale at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA). According to Jeff Martin, the general manager of the Hudson Group stores at Sea-Tac, the mugs – and some other Bigfoot finds – are on the market at Discover Puget Sound [Central Terminal] and in the Hudson news locations at A-three, B-6, and the North and South Satellites. A line of Bigfoot coffee must also be for sale soon. Martin says “Apparently Bigfoot prefers a darkish French Roast…however we’ll also convey a Breakfast Blend.”

No phrase on how many Bigfoot mugs or luggage of my preferred Seattle souvenir, Space Noodles, had been sold, however the airport these days shared a few unexpected data approximately different items sold on-site.

Anthony’s Restaurant, the principle sit-down restaurant within the crucial terminal, is the best grossing airport restaurant in North America. During 2012 sales totaled $12.eight million.

Notable product sales at Sea-Tac airport consist of:
1.7 million bottles of water
230,000 bags of M&Ms
90,000 neck pillows
20,000 copies of the first-rate-selling e book “Fifty Shades of Grey”
And almost 10,000 “Sleepless in Seattle” nightshirt and pajamas.