administrative and operations information

Board Members

John R. White

Ben Jenkins

Kent Hutton

Daniel I. Ruble

Frank Sims

Jeffery Johnson

Dr. James E. Baker

Virginia Highlands Airport Staff

Mickey Hines

Kristy Miller

April Conner

Jarrod Powers


Jason Mann




Mission Statement

The Virginia Highlands Airport Authority’s mission is to represent Washington County, Virginia in a professional, responsible and businesslike manner while serving the best interests of all of the citizens of Washington County and to promote commercial, economic and industrial development. The Airport Authority will plan, develop, operate and maintain premier air transportation facilities to serve Washington County and the surrounding area. The highest levels of safety, convenience and efficiency will be used to accomplish this mission.

Adopted by The Virginia Highlands Authority, March 9, 2009

Meeting Location

Regular Board Meeting | Second Monday of each month at 6:00 P.M. If for any reason a Regular Board Meeting is canceled, the meeting will be held at 6:00 P.M. on the following Wednesday.

Regular Meeting Location | Virginia Highlands Airport
18521 Lee Highway
Abingdon, Virginia 24210