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EASY ACCESS TO CLASS DELTA, ECHO, AND GOLF AIRSPACE
The Pendleton UAS Range provides 24/7 access to Delta, Echo, and Golf airspace with the support you need to conduct research and development, crew training, and national airspace integration. Our experienced PUR crew will ensure your operations are performed safely and efficiently.
From high desert to 10,000-foot peaks, the underlying land is sparsely populated with large sections of agriculture and forest. The Pendleton UAS Range covers 14,000 square miles with operations approved to 15,000 ft. MSL in Northeast Oregon and encompasses:
Interstates, Highways, Remote Roadways, Rail and Shipping Lanes.
Power transmission systems, Gas/Product Pipelines, and Wind Turbine Farms.
Water Supplies, Irrigation Systems, Erosion Control, and Dams.
Fastest Fiber and Internet in Oregon, Telecommunications, and
On-Site National Weather Service Station
DIVERSE TESTING ENVIRONMENTS
With diverse environments and operations approved up to 15,000 ft. MSL in a 14,000 sq. mi. FAA-approved airspace, the Pendleton UAS Range, is capable of setting up a secluded area to test your UAS or UAV project.
ABOUT THE PENDLETON UAS RANGE
The Pendleton UAS Range facilitates a wide variety of testing needs through logistical coordination. PUR works with you through our strategic relationships and capabilities to ensure all testing needs are met. This includes but is not limited to engineering, integration, CAD modeling, rapid prototyping, and 10 Gbps fiber.
While flight testing at PUR, you have access to experienced, dedicated range personnel that focus on your team's mission to ensure FAA and airspace compliance. PUR can facilitate a fixed or rotary-wing chase aircraft for extended range operations to comply with current see and avoid requirements.
Logistic and supply chain support in Pendleton keeps your team moving at the speed of business. We have multiple daily passenger air service flights directly into the Pendleton Airport to get your team on/off-site quickly with rental cars available. Located with direct Interstate access, PUR maintains proximity to Port of Umatilla and Union Pacific yards. Pendleton has many service providers ready to assist your team with coordinated and short notice efforts.
PUR boasts an impressive 300+ VFR days a year, with headquarters at the Pendleton Airport, making it an ideal flying location that minimizes your downtime or weather delays. The range conducts 500-1,000 concurrent operations a month.
The available paved surfaces are UAS Strip 16/34: 60' x 4300', Runway 8/26 (Primary): 150' x 6,301', and Runway 11/29: 11' x 5,581'.
Within the Class Delta airspace, the Pendleton Airport is served by a UAS experienced Control Tower that closely coordinates with the Pendleton UAS Range. Additionally, the airport has regular Fixed Base Operators (FBO), several FAA-certified repair stations, onsite restaurants, and a new Radisson Hotel (set to open in Spring 2022).
At the Pendleton UAS Range, you'll work with an experienced team of industry professionals with manned, unmanned, and FAA backgrounds committed to safely and cost-effectively helping you prove it in Pendleton.
The mission of the Pendleton UAS Range is to provide customer-focused operating conditions that facilitate successful and safe integration into the national airspace system (NAS). At the Pendleton UAS Range, we ensure all customers receive secure access to our state-of-the-art mission control and innovation hub and dedicated support of all needs beyond the test phase.
NEWS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS
The Pendleton UAS Range has provided a premier test range for its clients to excel. Here are a few stories that made it into the news.
PUR ATTENDED EXPOS AND EVENTS
The Pendleton UAS Range regularly attends expos and industry events. Below you'll find access to pages that contain information from the event.