Anniston Regional Airport
|Anniston Regional Airport|
NAIP aerial image, 2006
|IATA: ANB – ICAO: KANB – FAA LID: ANB|
|Owner||City of Anniston|
|Elevation AMSL||612 ft / 187 m|
Anniston Regional Airport (IATA: ANB, ICAO: KANB, FAA LID: ANB), formerly known as Anniston Metropolitan Airport, is a city-owned public-use airport located five nautical miles (6 mi, 9 km) southwest of the central business district of Anniston, a city in Calhoun County, Alabama, United States. It is included in the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015, which categorized it as a general aviation airport.
Facilities and aircraft
Anniston Regional Airport covers an area of 596 acres (241 ha) at an elevation of 612 feet (187 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 5/23 with an asphalt surface measuring 7,000 by 150 feet (2,134 x 46 m).
For the 12-month period ending April 30, 2012, the airport had 33,644 aircraft operations, an average of 92 per day: 71% general aviation, 15% military, 14% air taxi, and <1% scheduled commercial. At that time there were 32 aircraft based at this airport: 50% single-engine, 31% multi-engine, 6% jet, 6% glider, and 6% ultralight.
Anniston Metropolitan Airport was the intended destination of GP Express Flight 861 which crashed about 7.5 miles (12.1 km) northeast of the airport on June 8, 1992.
- FAA Airport Master Record for ANB ( PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective November 15, 2012.
- "2011–2015 NPIAS Report, Appendix A (PDF, 2.03 MB)" (PDF). National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems. Federal Aviation Administration. October 4, 2010.
- Anniston Regional Airport at City of Anniston website
- Anniston Aviation, the fixed base operator (FBO)
- Aerial image as of March 1998 from USGS The National Map
- Airfield photos from U.S. Civil Air Patrol at the Wayback Machine (archived September 23, 2006)
- FAA Terminal Procedures for ANB, effective April 30, 2015
- Resources for this airport: