Aurora, OR Airports & Charter Routes

evoJets’ private jet charter services make Aurora’s quaint village atmosphere seem close to home. Known as “Oregon’s Antique Capital,” Aurora is nestled in the verdant Willamette Valley, on the route between Portland and Salem.

Airports In and Around Aurora, OR

When you fly into or out of Aurora, you will most likely want to use:

  • Aurora State Airport (KUAO/UAO) – It is located about a mile northwest of the central business area of the city, and is home to three fixed base operators: Aurora Aviation, Aurora Jet Center, and Willamette Aviation.

Aurora Aviation has a car rental service; Aurora Jet Center offers hangars for corporate aircraft and an executive lounge; and Williamette Aviation has a pilot shop.

All three provide basic aircraft and crew services.

Charter Pricing

Private Jet Prices – Ballpark Hourly Rates

The following hourly rates represent a range of prices for most aircraft within each major category. Exact rates for specific aircraft within each class will vary:

Ballpark Hourly
Turboprop Pilatus PC12 6-8 $1,200 – $1,800
Very Light Jet Phenom 100 4-5 $1,500 – $2,250
Light Jet Hawker 400XP 6-8 $2,200 – $3,000
Midsize Jet Lear 60 7-9 $2,800 – $3,800
Supermidsize Jet Citation Sovereign 8-10 $3,800 – $5,000
Heavy Jet Gulfstream G-IV 10-16 $5,000 – $8,000

Please note that these hourly rates represent flight charges only, and do not include taxes, crew, airport and other related fees.

Travel Guide

Historic Sites in Aurora, OR

The city was one of the first in Oregon to be nominated for status as a historic district due to its large number of historic sites, including the Old Aurora Colony Museum, and some 20 preserved structures and sites from colonial and post-colonial times that are recorded in the National Register of Historic Places.

The Museum is housed in several of these historic buildings among which are the:

  • George Steinbach Log Cabin
  • Will Family Washhouse
  • Ox Barn
  • George Krauss House

Top Luxury Hotels in Aurora, OR

Aurora features a variety of lodgings and accommodations for guests from hotels and motels to bed & breakfasts. Two of the latter which are stylish and well-known are the Feller House Bed & Breakfast and the Anna Becke House Bed & Breakfast. The first offers a rustic escape in a large, luxurious farmhouse on Oregon’s famous French Prairie, and the second is a classic craftsman bungalow complete with matching history-invoking décor.

Weather in Aurora, OR

Summers in Aurora are mild, with temperatures generally in the 60’s. August is the warmest month, with an average maximum temperature of 80.4 degrees Fahrenheit. The winter climate is cold but moderate, usually in the 40’s, with an average minimum temperature of 33 degrees in the coldest month, January. Aurora’s wettest month is December, and winters are typically wetter than summers. The area’s annual average precipitation is 42.6 inches.