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Salem Pilots Association

McNary Field Airport
Post Office Box 105
Salem,  OR  973080105

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A Flying Club based at McNary Field in Salem, Oregon (SLE)

The oldest continuously operating flying club west of the Mississippi, SPA was formed in 1952 by 4 charter members who purchased a Cessna 140.

Today, there are 30 members, and the club operates at Cessna 172 and a Grumman Cheetah. The club's hanger has been modernized and includes a pilot lounge/meeting space. Members are able to schedule use of the aircraft via a web-based scheduling system (

Type of Flying Available

  • VFR
  • Local
  • Cross Country

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Club Details

  • Organization Type: Not-for-Profit
  • Average Membership Size: 27
  • Average number of Aircraft: 2
  • Memberships Currently Available: Yes

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