Rocky Mount–Wilson Regional Airport

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Rocky Mount–Wilson Regional Airport
Airport type Public
Owner Rocky Mount–Wilson Airport Authority
Serves Rocky Mount / Wilson, North Carolina
Elevation AMSL 159 ft / 48 m
Coordinates 35°51′23″N 077°53′31″W / 35.85639°N 77.89194°W / 35.85639; -77.89194Coordinates: 35°51′23″N 077°53′31″W / 35.85639°N 77.89194°W / 35.85639; -77.89194
Direction Length Surface
ft m
4/22 7,100 2,164 Asphalt
Statistics (2005)
Aircraft operations 24,904
Based aircraft 23

Rocky Mount–Wilson Regional Airport (IATA: RWIICAO: KRWIFAA LID: RWI) is a public airport located seven miles (11 km) southwest of the central business district of Rocky Mount, a city located in Nash and Edgecombe Counties in the U.S. state of North Carolina. It is also north of Wilson, a city in Wilson County. The airport is owned by the Rocky Mount–Wilson Airport Authority.[1]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Rocky Mount–Wilson Regional Airport covers an area of 364 acres (147 ha) which contains one asphalt paved runway (4/22) measuring 7,100 x 150 ft (2,164 x 46 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending July 31, 2005, the airport had 24,904 aircraft operations, an average of 68 per day: 93% general aviation, 6% air taxi, 1% military and <1% scheduled commercial. There are 23 aircraft based at this airport: 16 single engine, 6 multi-engine and 1 jet.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for RWI (Form 5010 PDF), effective 2007-07-05

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