Redmond Municipal Airport

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Introducing VSS Imagine, the first SpaceShip III within the Virgin Galactic Fleet

Looking to escape? Today we were given a take a look at Virgin Galactic’s VSS Imagine spacecraft, the today's era in its spaceship software.

We also noticed a captivating antique video promoting Gander International Airport( YQX).

Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport (ORD) informed us about Bernice “Bee” Haydu, one of the 1st ladies to fly for the U.S. military as a member of the WWII Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP).

And we got a snap of the Easter Beaver (named Carrie) from Oregon’s Redmond Municipal Airport (RDM).

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

Welcome to every other episode of our 5 Things We Love About… series, which celebrates capabilities and amenities at airports across the country and the sector.

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

As usual, if we leave out something you adore about Redmond Municipal Airport, please depart a note inside the comments sections underneath.  And make sure to test the alternative airports on our 5 Things We Love About.. series.

5 Things We Love About Redmond Municipal Airport (RDM)

1. Bigfoot at Redmond Municipal Airport

RDM is in Bigfoot usa. And whilst few have ever visible the elusive creature alive within the wild, this Bigfoot statue lives inside the terminal yr-spherical.

2. Art and nature within the RDM terminal

The 100′” by means of 60″ American Flag cover, above, became stitched collectively through 18 nearby ladies artists the usage of diverse hand quilting strategies.

The tree, beneath, is an example of the fantastically gnarled and twisted Western Juniper timber that can be visible growing in the high desert of Central Oregon. RDM’s juniper tree is thought to be about 500 years vintage. A infant as compared to the oldest juniper tree in Oregon, that's on a ridge east of Bend and may be more than 1600 years old.

three. Rocking chairs at RDM

We’re happy to peer some other airport with welcoming rocking chairs for passengers.

4. Kids play location and Flybrary Library

RDM has a laugh play regions for children pre and publish-safety with activities for youngsters of diverse a while. The airport’s Take One/Leave One ‘Flybrary’ is a partnership with the neighborhood library.

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

five. Views of the Cascade Mountain Range from RDM

On clean days, you should be capable of get a super view of the Cascade Mountain Range from RDM airport.

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

If we neglected one in every of your favored facilities at Redmond Municipal Airport (RDM), please allow us to recognize. And in case you spot Bigfoot inside the wild close to the airport, make certain to snap a photograph and a ship it along to

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

Central Oregon is top Bigfoot (or Sasquatch)-looking country. And the most up-to-date resident at Redmond Municipal Airport (RDM) gives every person an awesome take a look at the ever-elusive creature that travelers hope one day to look.

More than 6-toes tall, this Sasquatch creature toting a pink suitcase arrived at RDM simply closing week and he/she/it'll stay in the terminal for the foreseeable future.

Because, simply, who's going to tell a creature that looks as if that to move along?

RDM hopes traffic will take selfies with the newly-arrived Sasquatch. And in addition they wish vacationers will publish those selfies to the airport’s Facebook page and/or proportion their images thru Twitter and Instagram with the hashtags #RDMYeti, #centraloregonsasquatch or #FLYRDM.

And for folks that would love to take home a Bigfoot memento beyond a image, the two airport present shops have masses of high-quality alternatives.

Here are snaps of a number of our favourite Bigfoot presents. Beyond t-shirts and a first-rate Sasquatch bottle opener, the alternatives encompass a wonderful addition to our developing series of airport chocolate ‘poop’ souvenirs.

Please be on the alert for a awesome statue, mascot or memento at any airport you pass via. If you see some thing that’s fun and really local, please snap a picture and send it along. If your image is featured on our Souvenir Sunday characteristic, we’ll ship you a cool tour-themed souvenir.