Virginia International and Major Airports

Major Airports Code  
Charlottesville/Albemarle Airport CHO

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Newport News-Williamsburg Intl. Airport PHF
Norfolk International Airport ORF
Richmond International Airport RIC
Roanoke Regional Airport ROA
Washington Dulles Airport IAD
Ronald Regan Washington National Airport DCA
   
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Virginia has five major airports: Washington Dulles International and Reagan Washington National in Northern Virginia, both of which handle over 20 million passengers a year; Richmond International; and Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport and Norfolk International serving the Hampton Roads area. Several other airports offer limited commercial passenger service, and sixty-six public airports serve the state's aviation needs

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    Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport

    Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport
    Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport
    Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) is located in Arlington, Virginia. It acts as the main airport serving Washington, D.C.. It is the closest commercial airport to the capital and serves the Baltimore–Washington metropolitan area. For decades it was Washington National Airport before being renamed 1n 1998 to honor President Ronald Reagan.  - List of US Airlines

    There are three runways all with asphalt surfaces:

    • Runway 1/19 is 7,169 x 150 feet.
    • Runway 4/22 is 4,911 x 150 feet.
    • Runway 15/33 is 5,204 x 150 feet

    Washington Dulles International Airport

    Washington Dulles International Airport
    Washington Dulles International Airport
    Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) is situated in Loudoun and Fairfax counties in Virginia, 26 miles west of downtown Washington, D.C. First opened in 1962, and named after John Foster Dulles the 52nd Secretary of State who served under President Dwight D. Eisenhower.  - List of US Airlines

    There are four runways all with concrete surfaces:

    • Rujnway 1L/19R is 9,400 x 150 feet.
    • Runway 1C/19C is 11,500 x 150 feet.
    • Runway 1R/19L is 11,500 x 150 feet.
    • Runway 12/30 is 10,501 x 150 feet.

    Richmond International Airport

    Richmond International Airport
    Richmond International Airport
    Richmond International Airport (RIC) is a joint civil-military public airport located in Sandston, Virginia, an unincorporated community (within Henrico County). The airport is around 7 miles southeast of downtown Richmond, the capital of the Commonwealth of Virginia. RIC is the busiest airport in central Virginia and the third-busiest in the state

    Richmond International Airport covers 2,500 acres of land and there are three asphalt runways:

    • Runway 16/34 is 9,003 x 150 feet.
    • Runway 2/20 is 6,607 x 150 feet
    • Runway 7/25 is 5,326 x 100 feet.

    Norfolk International Airport

    Norfolk International Airport
    Norfolk International Airport
    Norfolk International Airport (ORF) is a public use airport situated three nautical miles northeast of the central business district of Norfolk Virginia. It is owned by the city of Norfolk and operated by the Norfolk Airport Authority: a bureau under the municipal government.

    Norfolk International Airport consists of 1,300 acres at an elevation of 27 feet above mean sea level. Airfield facilities include:

    • A main runway designated 5–23 measuring 9,001 by 150 feet.
    • A crosswind runway designated 14–32 measuring 4,875 by 150 feet.

    Roanoke Regional Airport

    Roanoke Regional Airport
    Roanoke Regional Airport
    Roanoke–Blacksburg Regional Airport (ROA), also called Woodrum Field, is a regional airport situated three nautical miles northwest of the central business district of Roanoke, Virginia.

    ROA consists of 912 acres of land and there are two asphalt runways:

    • Runway 6/24 is 6,800 x 150 feet.
    • Runway 16/34 is 5,810 x 150 feet

    Charlottesville–Albemarle Airport

    Charlottesville–Albemarle Airport
    Charlottesville–Albemarle Airport
    Charlottesville–Albemarle Airport (CHO) is a public use airport situated seven nautical miles north of Charlottesville, in Albemarle County, Virginia. It has operated commercial flights ever since 1955 and serves the Charlottesville/Albemarle region and surrounding counties with non-stop flights to six major cities daily.

    The airport includes 710 acres at an elevation of 640 feet above mean sea level. There is a single runway designated 3/21 with an asphalt surface which measures 6,801 by 150 feet.

    There is also a 60,000 sq ft. terminal with rental cars on-site, ground transportation, plus food service and gifts from a Deli and Gift Shop.

    Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport

    Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport
    Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport Photo by Daily Press
    Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport (PHF) is situated in Newport News, Virginia, and serves the Hampton Roads metropolitan area along with the Norfolk International Airport in Norfolk. The airport is owned and operated by the Peninsula Airport Commission, which is a political subdivision of the Commonwealth of Virginia. PHF encompasses 1,800 acres of land. There are two concrete runways:
  • Runway 7/25 is 8,003 x 150 feet.
  • Runway 2/20 is 6,526 x 150 feet.

    The Virginia General Assembly passed legislation creating the Peninsula Airport Commission (PAC) in 1946 to find a location and create a new commercial airport to serve the cities of Newport News and Hampton. In 1947, an agreement was reached with the US War Asset Administration ito transfer 924 acres of the former Camp Patrick Henry, to the PAC as a new airport site.

    Lynchburg Regional Airport

    Lynchburg Regional Airport
    Lynchburg Regional Airport
    Lynchburg Regional Airport (LYH), also called Preston Glenn Field, is a public use airport in Campbell County, Virginia. It is situated at the intersection of Route 29 South and Route 460, five nautical miles southwest of the central business district of the City of Lynchburg, which owns the airport. Initially called Preston Glenn Airport, being named for Lt. Preston Glenn, a Lynchburg native who died while serving in World War I as an Army Air Corps pilot.  - List of US Airlines

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    NS Norfolk (Chambers Field), Staunton / Waynesboro / Harrisonburg, Hampton, Washington, D.C. / Manassas, Leesburg, Martinsville, Stafford

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