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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Virginia Highlands Airport, operated by the Virginia Highlands Airport Authority, hereby publishes a proposed overall goal for its Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program for FY 2017-FY 2019 for the Virginia Highlands Airport. The proposed overall goal is 5.2% for all FAA-AIP funded projects in FY 2017-FY 2019.  The methodology used in developing this goal is available for inspection during normal business hours at the office of the Airport Manager, Virginia Highlands Airport, 18521 Lee Highway, Abingdon VA 24210.  The Airport Authority will receive and consider public comments on the proposed goal until December 7, 2016. Comments may be submitted to the Airport Manager at the above address. For additional information and questions, please contact Mr. Mickey Hines, Airport Manager, at (276) 628-2909, during normal business hours.

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

FAA Press Release Rules for UAS

   As of March 13, 2017 The Virginia Highlands Airport has two (2) T-Hangars available for rent:

        • Two (2) T-Hangar in Group IV for $231.00 per month
        • Hangar “C”  –  80′ x 100′ hangar will be available for rent April 1st, 2016

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 will hold its Regular Monthly Meeting, Monday, April 10, 2017 at 6:00 P.M. The meeting will be held in Conference Room A of the Terminal Building. If for any reason a Regular 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.