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Looks deserted
« on: July 19, 2011, 12:54:53 PM »
Landed at Oakridge for the first time yesterday. The airport is on top of a hill near the town, so it looks like it would be something of a hike to get into town. The runway has a slope and something of a sway back, so it would be best to land uphill on 27 and take off downhill on 09 when the wind is calm.

There's no FBO, fuel, or other services, and the place looked deserted with one hangar with a For Sale sign attached, and one 150 parked on the ramp. But there was one essential facility - a clean porta-potty.



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Re: Looks deserted
« Reply #1 on: July 19, 2011, 09:33:00 PM »
Thanks for the PIREP, Roy.  This one has been on my list for a while now (just need a faster airplane).
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Re: Looks deserted
« Reply #2 on: May 27, 2014, 03:32:13 PM »
This one's a lot of fun.  The runway's reasonably long, but a bit narrow, 3600x45 IIRC.  On a hilltop, but the approach end of 27 slopes downhill away from you, so you've really got to be on it to get it down near the numbers.  Feels like mountain flying because of all the hills around the valley (up to about 5,000'), while you're flying patterns at 2,500. 
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