Wood River Valley Winter To-Do’s

Wood River Valley

Start planning your winter adventures to the Wood River Valley! Sun Valley isn’t just a ski town, it’s a place with a unique culture born from its rich history and the contributions of the people who call it home. The result is a ski vacation destination in the winter with numerous things to do, especially during the […]

Chairman Jacob; Board Member Since 2012

Jacob Greenberg joined the airport board in 2012, shortly after becoming a Blaine County commissioner. Although he’s not a pilot himself, Jacob is a self-proclaimed airport enthusiast. Throughout the past 36 years, he has enjoyed many aspects of the airport. From commercial travel to flight lessons, Jacob is well-versed in the challenges, goals, and accomplishments […]

Managers Minute – April Update from Chris Pomeroy

As many of you have probably seen by now, the summer flight schedule has been released. The morning departure bank is expected to be very busy with four flights between 6:55 am and 8:40 am: Salt Lake City – Delta     6:55 am Los Angeles – United     7:10 am Denver – United            8:10 am […]

January 2019 Managers Minute — A Note from Chris

Diversion Services

With the government shutdown still on going, I’m frequently asked how the shutdown is affecting operations at the airport? At this point, we are operating without any interruptions. As it stands right now, our air traffic controllers are funded through March. Our TSA Security Officers continue to show their dedication, working without pay helping to ensure […]

Fall is in the Air!

When you leave SUN on October 31st, take a left at the light, to join in on a Hailey tradition — the Halloween Hoopla! Trick-or-Treat down main street Hailey — all ages welcome, and costumes encouraged. When: Wednesday, October 31st. 3:00pm – 5:00pm Where: Main Street Hailey, the businesses with orange and black balloons Extras: Costume contest […]

Meet Our Team: Chelsey — Horizon Airlines Veteran

Meet Chelsey — an 18-year veteran of Horizon Airlines at the Friedman Memorial Airport. We asked Chelsey what she loves most about her job. Her answer was simple — “The people. I love working with all of our guests.” She also noted that she loves the versatility of her job and how every day is […]

Giving Back with SVSEF — The Impact of Scholarships


Although this has been unusually dry winter to date, the low-snow conditions haven’t taken away from the fun of Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation’s (SVSEF) instructional programs at Rotarun. Friedman Memorial Airport is proud to support these programs by providing six scholarships this year that enable more kids to participate. The scholarships FMA provides are […]

Another Nonstop — Chicago to Sun Valley!


We are thrilled to have added another nonstop flight to our regulars in and out of SUN. The first of many nonstop flights from Chicago landed on Saturday, December 23. As usual, we celebrated the inaugural flight with goodie bags, a welcome event, a ribbon-cutting ceremony, and various individuals from the valley in attendance! See […]