For Private Aircraft The McMinnville Municipal Airport is 650 acres and is operated by the City of McMinnville. Its largest runway is 5,418 feet long by 150 feet wide. The facility can accommodate private jet aircraft, but there is no commercial airline that services McMinnville. The closest commercial airport is Portland International Airport (PDX) about 40 miles from McMinnville. Most of the aircraft housed at the airport are small planes owned by private individuals. There also are a few jets and a fairly significant helicopter presence. There is a helicopter flight school with their headquarters at the municipal airport. The fixed base operator is Potcake Aviation.