If you plan on doing some traveling later this year and you want to fly into or out of the Yakima Air Terminal-McAllister Field you need to know the airport will be closed for planned improvements. Work on the main runway will happen from 8:00 a.m. Monday, August 24, through 8:00 p.m. Saturday, August 29.
A news release says scheduled improvements include replacing runway edge lights, asphalt maintenance and updating runway markings to meet Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) current standards.

The $1.4 million project is funded through the FAA’s Airport Improvement Program.
The late August timeline was selected in avoid the busy fall and holiday travel seasons.