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.


Up Coming Event

Effective March 26, 2020  – In Compliance with the statewide order to protect the health and safety of all Virginians and reduce the spread of the COVID-19, the Airport Terminal is closed to non-essential occupancy. If you have essential business inside the terminal please call 276-628-6030 or 276-2909 and someone will meet you at the main entrance to the terminal.   

DELIVERIES and COURIER SERVICES Please call 276-628-6030 or 276-628-2909 for signatures.

The Virginia Highlands Airport Authority will hold its Regular Monthly Meeting on Monday, April 13, 2020 at 6:00 PM. The meeting will be held via Video Conferencing using Zoom.  The public is invited to join the meeting using Zoom Meeting ID 7392415. If for any reason the Board Meeting is canceled, the meeting will be held at 6:00 P.M. on the following Wednesday.


Latest News

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

FAA Press Release Rules for UAS

02/13/20 – The Virginia Highlands Airport has the following T-Hangars available for rent:

  • One (1) T-hangar in Group I at $125.00 per month
  • Two (2) T-Hangars in Group II at $145.00 per month
  • One (1) in Group IV at $242.00 per month
  • Six (6) T-Hangars in Group V at $262.00 per month
  • One (1) 50′ X 50′ Hangar (Clear Span Unit “B” in Group V) at $735.00 per month

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.

Airport Property Map Airport Layout Plan 

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