The Latest Airport Artwork

Fall-Winter 2017/2018

Just a little over a week ago, we held a reception to celebrate the new artwork now on display in the airport and to thank the artists whose artwork was on display during the 2017 spring/summer rotation. Featuring the work of local artists is a unique aspect of our airport, and we feel it’s a […]

Travel Tips: How to Breeze Through TSA Checkpoints This Holiday Travel Season


From, an informative article for making this holiday season’s travel a breeze. With Thanksgiving just around the corner and the holiday season following shortly after, there’s a pretty good chance you’ll be hopping onboard a U.S. airline in the coming days or weeks for a visit to friends and family. And with luggage filled […]

Welcome Aboard, Deano Miller

Deano Miller

We’d like to welcome aboard our newest Airport Operations Specialist/Aircraft Rescue Firefighter staff member, Deano Miller. Deano previously worked at Atlantic Aviation, where he was most recently their service tech supervisor and site trainer. He is also experienced in working with heavy equipment — his grandfather owned and operated the first excavation company in the […]

A Friend of the Airport: Peter Scheurmier


Airport staff, the Board, and airport tenants are saddened at the sudden loss of one of our long-time tenants, Mr. Peter Scheurmier. Peter passed away unexpectedly on Oct. 16. If you spent any time in the airport terminal, you certainly would have run across Peter. He was the friendly face at Avis car rental, where […]

Dog Is My CoPilot: Bringing Furry Friends to the Wood River Valley


We all know we live in a community that loves our dogs … We recently had the satisfaction of being part of a rescue effort to save some of our furry friends. Dog Is My CoPilot (DIMC) visited SUN on Friday, October 6, 2017. DIMC is a nonprofit organization that saves dogs and cats from […]

Stories from an Old-Timer: Bob Stevens

FMA Old-Timer

We had a chance to sit down with Bob Stevens on a cool, snowy September morning. We intended to talk with him about being a longtime tenant at the airport, but we ended up chatting with him for well over an hour on a wide range of topics. Bob had some great stories, lessons, and […]

PRESS RELEASE: TSA Implements New screening Procedures


    TSA implements new screening procedures for carry-on items at Friedman Memorial Airport Procedures also in place at two other eastern Idaho airports HAILEY, Idaho – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has implemented new and stronger carry-on baggage security screening procedures at Friedman Memorial Airport (SUN), which serves Sun Valley, and two other eastern […]

CANCELED: Upcoming Airport Maintenance!

Airport Maintenance

We’re canceling the construction work we planned for next week, Sept. 18-20. This is due to contractor scheduling and temperature concerns, the project is being postponed until next spring! Please contact us by clicking here, if you have additional questions.

What Was That Unusually Loud Jet Noise?

Loud Jet Noise

We know many of you heard it. We received many calls about it -some general inquiries, some complaints, and some letting us know how cool it was. Over the weekend, we had a Navy F-18 Super Hornet come to the airport. The aircraft arrived Thursday evening around 7 p.m. and departed Sunday afternoon around 4 […]

Manager’s Minute — August Edition

Eclipse Edition

Manager’s Minute An update from Chris Pomeroy    Hard to believe we have almost reached the official end of summer with the Labor Day holiday upon us. As I previously discussed, it has been a busy summer at the airport. The eclipse event has come and gone. I promise I won’t say anything else about […]