Anniston Regional Airport

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Anniston Regional Airport
Anniston Metropolitan Airport.jpg
NAIP aerial image, 2006
Airport type Public
Owner City of Anniston
Serves Anniston, Alabama
Elevation AMSL 612 ft / 187 m
Coordinates 33°35′17″N 085°51′29″W / 33.58806°N 85.85806°W / 33.58806; -85.85806Coordinates: 33°35′17″N 085°51′29″W / 33.58806°N 85.85806°W / 33.58806; -85.85806
ANB is located in Alabama
Location of airport in Alabama
Direction Length Surface
ft m
5/23 7,000 2,134 Asphalt
Statistics (2017)
Aircraft Operations (2015) 23,107
Based aircraft 27

Anniston Regional Airport (IATA: ANBICAO: KANBFAA 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.[1] It is included in the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015, which categorized it as a general aviation airport.[2]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

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).[1]

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.[1]


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.


  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for ANB (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective January 5, 2017.
  2. ^ "2011–2015 NPIAS Report, Appendix A (PDF, 2.03 MB)" (PDF). National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems. Federal Aviation Administration. October 4, 2010. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-09-27. 

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