Salem Airport strives to be a good neighbor and encourages pilots to mitigate noise whenever possible over noise sensitive areas, without compromising safety. Helicopters who train at the Salem Airport are encouraged to contact the Air Traffic Control Tower and ask to fly in a tighter pattern specifically designed for helicopter operations.
SRC Ch 9 (minimum rules) and Salem Airport Rules and Regulations
TRAFFIC PATTERN ALTITUDES* FLY FRIENDLY
Light Aircraft: 1200 MSL
Turbine/Large Aircraft: 1700 MSL
Helicopter: 700 MSL
* Enter traffic pattern at or above prescribed altitude noted above.
AIRFIELD INFORMATION: specific airfield and navigational aids Field conditions: WX ASOS: 503-371-1062 SalemAirport@cityofsalem.net Email us with questions/concerns.