Barrow County Airport

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Barrow County Airport
Aerial view of the Barrow County Airport.jpg
Aerial view, November 2005
Airport type Public
Owner Barrow County Airport Authority
Serves Winder, Georgia
Elevation AMSL 943 ft / 287 m
Coordinates 33°58′58″N 083°40′03″W / 33.98278°N 83.66750°W / 33.98278; -83.66750
Direction Length Surface
ft m
5/23 3,610 1,100 Asphalt
13/31 5,500 1,676 Asphalt
Statistics (2011)
Aircraft operations 28,400
Based aircraft 84
Sources: FAA[1] and airport website[2]

Barrow County Airport (IATA: WDRICAO: KWDRFAA LID: WDR) is a public use airport located three nautical miles (6 km) east of the central business district of Winder, a city in Barrow County, Georgia, United States. It is owned by the Barrow County Airport Authority.[1] This airport is included in the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015, which categorized it as a general aviation facility.[3]

The airport was previously known as Northeast Georgia Regional Airport and prior to December 2005 it was known as Winder-Barrow Airport.[4] It is home to Dragonfly Aviation, and the 148th medical company (air ambulance) of the Georgia Army National Guard.

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Barrow County Airport covers an area of 374 acres (151 ha) at an elevation of 943 feet (287 m) above mean sea level. It has two asphalt paved runways: 13/31 is 5,500 by 100 feet (1,676 x 30 m) and 5/23 is 3,610 by 100 feet.[1] Runway 13/31 has an instrument landing system.

For the 12-month period ending June 27, 2011, the airport had 28,400 aircraft operations, an average of 77 per day: 82% general aviation and 18% military. At that time there were 84 aircraft based at this airport: 81% single-engine, 10% multi-engine, 4% helicopter, and 6% military.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for WDR (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective April 5, 2012.
  2. ^ "Barrow County Airport (official site)". 
  3. ^ "2011–2015 NPIAS Report, Appendix A" (PDF). National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems. Federal Aviation Administration. October 4, 2010. Archived from the original (PDF, 2.03 MB) on 2012-09-27. 
  4. ^ "History". Barrow County Airport. 

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