Virginia Tech Montgomery Executive Airport covers an area of 248 acres (100 ha) and contains one asphalt paved runway, designated 12/30 and measuring 4,539 x 100 ft (1,383 x 30 m). For the 12-month period ending April 30, 2007, the airport had 16,700 aircraft operations, an average of 45 per day: 96% general aviation, 2% air taxi and 2% military. BCB is an IFR airport with GPS approaches to both runways, a LOC/DME approach to runway 12, a non-precision NDB approach, and an automated weather observing system (AWOS-3).
The airport officially opened in 1931 as VPI Airport (using the former initials of the university). University cadets trained to fly there during World War II. A new terminal building was completed in 1996, and the airport took its current name in 2002.