County Seeks Help Explaining How To Get To Places At Paine Field

September 3, 2017


Paine Field signs

Click to see examples from Aviation Attractions Brand Identity (Not intended to be final logo designs)

If you’ve ever tried to explain to someone how to get to a particular attraction or event at Paine Field in Everett you know if can be kind of a challenge.

Things are spread out and there are few direct routes. Snohomish County is looking for people who are good at explaining such things to give them a hand by taking a survey and providing input. Here’s more…

Snohomish County Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism in association with Tangram Design, LLC is moving forward with the Paine Field Aviation Attraction Wayfinding Signage project launched earlier this year. Once complete, the project will increase connectivity between the different aviation and military history attractions near Paine Field, ease navigational confusion for drivers, and establish sense of place for both community members and visitors.

Snohomish County has held several public meetings regarding the project and continues to seek public input on the project through an online survey.

“Public feedback is vital in this kind of decision making and I hope that we receive some direction for how our citizens would like this project to move forward. This visitor attraction signage system is central to getting people to the many attractions at Paine Field,” said Snohomish County Council Chair, Brian Sullivan.

The survey can be found at, and the design options and sign up for future project notifications are found at Designs are conceptual, and the survey includes the option to leave specific comments on what community members like and dislike about each set of options. The final design will take into account community feedback provided at previous public meetings and through this online survey.

Snohomish County is the third largest county in Washington by population. It has a diverse environment, including urban areas, high mountains, Salish Sea, rivers, and abundant forestland. It is the location for the world’s largest building by volume (Boeing) and home for the largest manufacturing plant in the region. Snohomish County government employs approximately 2,500 people and is responsible for such vital services as criminal justice, Paine Field, public works, human services, land use permitting and enforcement, and parks.

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