Welcome to the Virginia Highlands Airport. The Sky's the limit when it comes to serving the needs of business travelers and the general aviation community.



Virginia Highlands Airport is a regional base of operations for corporate and private airplanes. Runway: 6-24/4470′ x 75′ asphalt. Elevation is 2088 feet. Strategically located on Interstate 81 in Washington County, the airport is just minutes from Bristol, located on the Virginia-Tennessee state line, to the South and historic Abingdon to the North. We are the gateway to the Northeast Tennessee and the Great Southwest of Virginia and the quality choice for airport services.


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DOT and FAA Finalize Rules for Small Unmanned Aircraft – for more information click on the following link –

FAA Press Release Rules for UAS

09/18/19 U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine (both D-VA) announced $23,185,283 in federal funding from the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) to support improvement projects at ten airports. Of that $23,185,283, Virginia Highlands Airport will receive $4,150,000 to extend the runway. The funding was awarded through the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Airport Improvement Program (AIP)

As of August 01, 2019 The Virginia Highlands Airport has a 50′ X 50′ Hangar (Clear Span Unit “B” in Group V) for rent. Rental price per month is $735.00. We also have 6 T-Hangars available in Group V for Rent. Rental price per month is $262.00. Security deposit and first month rent due at signing of lease. If interested, please come by the Administration Office between the hours of 9:00 A.M. and 5:00 P.M., Monday thru Friday.

The Virginia Highlands Airport Authority Regular Monthly Meeting is Scheduled for Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 6:00 P.M. The meeting will be held in Conference Room A of the Terminal Building. If for any reason the Board Meeting is canceled, the meeting will be held at 6:00 P.M. on the following Wednesday.

If you have any questions please call the administrative office at (276) 628-2909.