A private airport for sale is a rare event, and in this case a unique Sequim listing. The Sallee family owned Sequim Valley Airport is for sale after all these years of outstanding service to the North Olympic Peninsula. Here’s an aerial video of the Airport. Be sure to hit HD quality in your settings, and enlarge the video on your monitor to enjoy the views. Here’s a little local history on what is now a Private Airport for Sale.
The Sequim Valley Airport is Sequim’s pride and joy and has been a magnet for pilots throughout the region for over 30 years. The location was selected for its ideal flying environment, including its large level valley area between the Olympic Mountains to the south and the Strait of Juan de Fuca to the north, just above sea level, and because it is within the famous Sequim Blue Hole (16 inches of precipitation annually which is 1/3rd that of Seattle). The Sequim Valley Airport features a 3,500 foot paved and lighted runway.
The Sequim Valley Airport (SVA) was the vision of the Sallee family. The founder, Jack Sallee, was a jet fighter pilot in the U.S. Military and then went on to a piloting career with Braniff International, and ended his career as a 747 captain. He passed away in 1997. Since that time, the airport has been operated by his wife Winnie with the assistance of their four sons. The airport has been a family affair from the beginning. This is the first time this has become a private airport for sale.
Winnie Sallee was active in the aviation community since her emigration from England to America in 1955. As the operator of the airport until November 2009 when she passed away, she communicated with the FAA and Washington State Department of Aeronautics for technical assistance on a regular basis. She obtained the new “Airport Overlay District” which further protects airspace approach and departure paths around the airport along with some modified land uses.
Andy Sallee is the current President. In 2010, a webcam and 24-hour self service fuel was added. The website has been enhanced. Future plans include a possible GPS approach, more hangars and a restaurant.
This is a privately owned airport and residential airpark which is open for public use, and tie downs are available. There is a 24-hour self serve 100LL AvGas available using Phillips 66 and most major credit cards.
Private Airport For Sale
This has been a very popular facility for a long time, so it is somewhat nostalgic that it is offered now as a private airport for sale. All photos and videos were taken by Chuck Marunde, who is a Registered FAA Drone Pilot and Professional Video Editor. Learn more about this private airport for sale or share this link with anyone who may be interested in purchasing the Sequim Valley Airport at SequimAirports.com.
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