About Pearson Field

Pilots fueling up planes at Pearson Field Airport

Runway 8-26 is 60 feet wide and 3,200 feet long. The runway is marked with Basic striping and has Medium Intensity Runway Lights.

Pearson Field has 150 T-hangars as well as tiedown facilities. The airport serves as home base for approximately 175 aircraft.

For more information, see Hangar Rates and Rentals.

All Traffic Patterns are North of Pearson Field

  • Left hand pattern for 08
  • Right hand pattern for 26

Pearson pattern altitude is 1025' MSL (to remain below Class C base of 1100'). Please be considerate of aircraft noise impact on areas below traffic pattern.

Elevation: 25'
Ident: VUO
CTAF (Unicom): 119.0
Pearson Field ASOS: 135.125   (Or call 360-696-1280)
Portland (PDX) ATIS: 128.35     (Or call 503-284-6771)
PDX Tower: 119.0       (Pearson Advisories)
Portland Approach (North): 124.35
Latitude: 45 37' .41 N
Longitude: 122 38' .85 W


Contact Pearson Advisory on CTAF(mandatory) for traffic advisories (119.0).
After takeoff, remain at or below 700' MSL until turning cross wind
Reduce power as soon as practical for noise abatement.
Remain clear of Class C airspace as depicted on Seattle sectional chart Runway 26 departure delay turn to crosswind until past I-5 freeway, cylindrical apartment, and downtown, and Esther Short Park.

Do not fly over Fort Vancouver Stockade.


Contact Pearson Advisory on CTAF (mandatory) for traffic advisories (119.0).
Fly downwind pattern at 1025' AGL to remain below Class C airspace restrictions as depicted on Seattle sectional chart.

Remain at or below 700' MSL while turning and proceeding on final approach.

CAUTION: Pearson Field lies directly below the final approach to runway 10L at Portland International Airport (PDX). Please adhere to recommended pattern altitudes.

CAUTION: Heavy jet activity over Pearson Field

CAUTION: Wake turbulence

CAUTION: Abrupt climb or flying on intercept heading with jet aircraft may cause TCAS Alerts

The diagrams, descriptions and information herein are for general orientation only, and not valid for navigation or pre-flight planning.

Always obtain operational information from current and approved charts and publications, and FAA pre-flight briefing, including current Notices to Airmen.