List of airports in Virginia

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This is a list of airports in Virginia (a U.S. state), grouped by type and sorted by location. It contains all public-use and military airports in the state. Some private-use and former airports may be included where notable, such as airports that were previously public-use, those with commercial enplanements recorded by the FAA or airports assigned an IATA airport code.

The list includes two airports which serve the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, but are actually located in Virginia: Reagan National and Dulles International. Both airports are operated by the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority.

Airports[edit]

This list contains the following information:

  • City served – The city generally associated with the airport, as per the airport's master record with the Federal Aviation Administration. This is not always the actual location since some airports are located in smaller towns outside of the city they serve. It is not meant to be a complete list of cities served, which can be found in or added to each airport's Wikipedia article.
  • Airport name – The official airport name. Those shown in bold indicate the airport has scheduled passenger service on commercial airlines.
  • Role – One of four FAA airport categories, as per the 2011–2015 National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems (NPIAS) report released October 2010 (which based its commercial service categories on passenger boarding data from 2008; some of these have been updated based on enplanements in 2010 or 2011):
    • P-s: Commercial service – primary are publicly owned airports that receive scheduled passenger service and have more than 10,000 passenger boardings (enplanements) each year. Each primary airport is sub-classified by the FAA as one of the following four "hub" types (s):
      • L: Large hub that accounts for at least 1% of total U.S. passenger enplanements.
      • M: Medium hub that accounts for between 0.25% and 1% of total U.S. passenger enplanements.
      • S: Small hub that accounts for between 0.05% and 0.25% of total U.S. passenger enplanements.
      • N: Nonhub that accounts for less than 0.05% of total U.S. passenger enplanements, but more than 10,000 annual enplanements.
    • CS: Commercial service – nonprimary are publicly owned airports that receive scheduled passenger service and have at least 2,500 passenger boardings each year.
    • R: Reliever airports are designated by the FAA to relieve congestion at a large commercial service airport and to provide more general aviation access to the overall community.
    • GA: General aviation airports are the largest single group of airports in the U.S. airport system.
  • Enpl. – The number of enplanements (commercial passenger boardings) that occurred at the airport in calendar year 2010, as per FAA records released October 2011.
City served FAA IATA ICAO Airport name Role Enpl.
Commercial service – primary airports
Charlottesville CHO CHO KCHO Charlottesville–Albemarle Airport P-N 197,776
Lynchburg LYH LYH KLYH Lynchburg Regional Airport (Preston Glenn Field) P-N 93,772
Newport News PHF PHF KPHF Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport P-S 519,906
Norfolk ORF ORF KORF Norfolk International Airport P-S 1,663,294
Richmond RIC RIC KRIC Richmond International Airport (Byrd Field) P-S 1,651,131
Roanoke ROA ROA KROA Roanoke Regional Airport (Woodrum Field) P-N 316,478
Staunton / Waynesboro / Harrisonburg SHD SHD KSHD Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport P-N [nb 1] 10,408
Washington, D.C. / Arlington County DCA DCA KDCA Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport P-L 8,736,804
Washington, D.C. / Chantilly / Dulles IAD IAD KIAD Washington Dulles International Airport P-L 11,276,481
Reliever airports
Leesburg JYO JYO KJYO Leesburg Executive Airport R 46
Washington, D.C. / Manassas HEF MNZ KHEF Manassas Regional Airport (Harry P. Davis Field) R 98
Norfolk / Chesapeake PVG KPVG Hampton Roads Executive Airport R
Richmond FCI KFCI Chesterfield County Airport (Richmond Executive Airport) R 41
Stafford RMN KRMN Stafford Regional Airport R 15
Warrenton HWY KHWY Warrenton-Fauquier Airport R
General aviation airports
Abingdon VJI VJI KVJI Virginia Highlands Airport GA 307
Blacksburg BCB BCB KBCB Virginia Tech/Montgomery Executive Airport GA 10
Brookneal 0V4 Brookneal/Campbell County Airport GA
Culpeper CJR KCJR Culpeper Regional Airport (T.I. Martin Field) GA 1
Danville DAN DAN KDAN Danville Regional Airport GA 11
Dublin PSK PSK KPSK New River Valley Airport GA 3
Emporia EMV KEMV Emporia–Greensville Regional Airport GA 1
Farmville FVX KFVX Farmville Regional Airport GA
Franklin FKN FKN KFKN Franklin Municipal–John Beverly Rose Airport GA
Front Royal FRR FRR KFRR Front Royal–Warren County Airport GA
Galax / Hillsville HLX KHLX Twin County Airport GA 4
Grundy GDY KGDY Grundy Municipal Airport GA
Hot Springs HSP HSP KHSP Ingalls Field GA 4
Jonesville 0VG Lee County Airport GA
Louisa LKU LOW KLKU Louisa County Airport (Freeman Field) GA
Luray LUA KLUA Luray Caverns Airport GA
Marion / Wytheville MKJ KMKJ Mountain Empire Airport GA
Martinsville MTV KMTV Blue Ridge Airport GA 4
Melfa MFV MFV KMFV Accomack County Airport GA
Norfolk / Chesapeake CPK KCPK Chesapeake Regional Airport GA 5
Orange OMH KOMH Orange County Airport GA
Petersburg PTB PTB KPTB Dinwiddie County Airport GA
Quinton W96 New Kent County Airport GA
Richlands JFZ KJFZ Tazewell County Airport GA 1
Richmond / Ashland OFP KOFP Hanover County Municipal Airport GA 4
South Boston W78 William M. Tuck Airport GA
South Hill AVC KAVC Mecklenburg–Brunswick Regional Airport GA 3
Suffolk SFQ KSFQ Suffolk Executive Airport GA
Tangier TGI KTGI Tangier Island Airport GA
Tappahannock XSA KXSA Tappahannock-Essex County Airport (replaced Tappahannock Municipal) GA
West Point FYJ KFYJ Middle Peninsula Regional Airport GA 12
Winchester OKV WGO KOKV Winchester Regional Airport GA 6
Wise LNP LNP KLNP Lonesome Pine Airport GA
Other public-use airports (not listed in NPIAS)
Blackstone BKT BKT KBKT Allen C. Perkinson Airport / Blackstone Army Airfield
Bridgewater VBW KVBW Bridgewater Air Park
Bumpass 7W4 Lake Anna Airport
Chester 2G6 McLaughlin Seaplane Base
Chase City CXE KCXE Chase City Municipal Airport
Clarksville W63 Lake Country Regional Airport (was Marks Municipal Airport) [1]
Crewe W81 Crewe Municipal Airport
Forest W90 New London Airport
Fredericksburg EZF KEZF Shannon Airport
Gordonsville GVE GVE KGVE Gordonsville Municipal Airport
Kenbridge W31 Lunenburg County Airport
Lawrenceville LVL LVL KLVL Lawrenceville–Brunswick Municipal Airport
Lynchburg W24 Falwell Airport
Moneta W91 Smith Mountain Lake Airport
New Market 8W2 New Market Airport
Saluda W75 Hummel Field
Wakefield AKQ KAKQ Wakefield Municipal Airport
Waynesboro W13 Eagle's Nest Airport
Weirwood 9VG Campbell Field Airport
Williamsburg JGG KJGG Williamsburg-Jamestown Airport
Other military/government airports
Fort A.P. Hill / Bowling Green APH APH KAPH A.P. Hill Army Airfield
Dahlgren NDY DGN KNDY NSWC Dahlgren
Fentress NFE KNFE NALF Fentress
Fort Belvoir DAA DAA KDAA Davison Army Airfield
Fort Eustis FAF FAF KFAF Felker Army Airfield
Hampton LFI LFI KLFI Langley Air Force Base 2,039
Norfolk NGU NGU KNGU NS Norfolk (Chambers Field) 36,093
Virginia Beach NTU NTU KNTU NAS Oceana (Apollo Soucek Field)
Quantico NYG NYG KNYG MCAF Quantico (Turner Field)
Wallops Island WAL WAL KWAL Wallops Flight Facility (NASA)
Williamsburg / Camp Peary W94 Camp Peary Landing Strip
Notable private-use airports
Manassas VG57 Whitman Strip (formerly public-use, FAA: 0V5)
Somerville 3VG7 Hartwood Airport (formerly public-use, FAA: 8W8)
Notable former airports
Arlington Hoover Field (closed 1941)
Fairfax County Beacon Field Airport (closed 1959)
Fairfax County Falls Church Airpark (closed 1960)
Fairfax County Washington-Virginia Airport (closed 1970)
Tappahannock W79 Tappahannock Municipal Airport (closed 2007) GA

Footnotes:

  1. ^ Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport is commercial service – primary as per enplanements in 2010. It was categorized as commercial service – non-primary in the 2011-2015 NPIAS (based on enplanements in 2008).

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA):

Virginia Department of Aviation (DOAV):

Other sites used as a reference when compiling and updating this list: