Virginia Highlands Airport

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Virginia Highlands Airport
Airport type Public
Owner Virginia Highlands Airport Authority
Serves Abingdon, Virginia
Elevation AMSL 2,087 ft / 636 m
Coordinates 36°41′14″N 082°01′59″W / 36.68722°N 82.03306°W / 36.68722; -82.03306Coordinates: 36°41′14″N 082°01′59″W / 36.68722°N 82.03306°W / 36.68722; -82.03306
VJI is located in Virginia
Location of airport in Virginia
Direction Length Surface
ft m
6/24 4,471 1,363 Asphalt
Statistics (2011)
Aircraft operations 25,260
Based aircraft 67

Virginia Highlands Airport (IATA: VJI[2]ICAO: KVJIFAA LID: VJI) is a public use airport located two nautical miles (4 km) west of the central business district of Abingdon, a city in Washington County, Virginia, United States. It is owned by the Virginia Highlands 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]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Virginia Highlands Airport covers an area of 184 acres (74 ha) at an elevation of 2,087 feet (636 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 6/24 with an asphalt surface measuring 4,471 by 75 feet (1,363 x 23 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending May 31, 2011, the airport had 25,260 aircraft operations, an average of 69 per day: 90% general aviation, 9.% air taxi, and 1% military. At that time there were 67 aircraft based at this airport: 69% single-engine, 10% jet, 8% multi-engine, 8% helicopter, and 6% ultralight.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for VJI (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective November 15, 2012.
  2. ^ "IATA Airport Code Search (VJI: Abingdon / Virginia Highlands)". International Air Transport Association. Retrieved June 9, 2013. 
  3. ^ "2011–2015 NPIAS Report, Appendix A" (PDF, 2.03 MB). National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems. Federal Aviation Administration. October 4, 2010. 

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