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Asheville Regional Airport Code AVL

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Airport coordinates

LAT / LON 35°26'10"N / -82°-32'-30"W


Weather Observations

Station ID: KAVL
Observation Time: 15/03/2021 3:37 am

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About Asheville Regional Airport Code

Asheville Regional Airport code is AVL. This IATA code is based on the name of the airport. Asheville Regional Airport (AVL) is located at a height of 660 meters above sea level about 14 kilometers from Asheville in Fletcher. 

About Asheville Regional Airport (AVL)

Asheville Regional Airport (AVL) is a small hub primary facility in the heart of North Carolina, United States. Operated by Greater Asheville Regional Airport Authority, it is regarded as one of the busiest airports in the state with over 1 million passenger traffic in 2019 alone. The surge in passenger traffic annually by 43% is a testimony of the airport’s growing popularity. 

In 2018, the facility registered over 61,298 aircraft operations. Airbus  A320, Airbus A319, Boeing 7170-200, and Canadair Regional Jet are few jet airlines that are welcomed by the airport on a regular basis. 

The facility has been a hot favorite of famous political leaders of the United States since its inception including former President Barack Obama who once gave a speech at the airport while promoting his job bill. 

Asheville Regional Airport Runway (AVL) Runways

Asheville Regional Airport (AVL) is spread across an area of 900 acres flanked by a single asphalt runway 17/35. This runway handles 61,298 aircraft operations annually. 

Asheville Regional Airport (AVL) Terminal

Asheville Regional Airport (AVL) Terminal is regarded as one of the most advanced terminal buildings in the country that features all major facilities including administrative office space, baggage claim area,  and ticket lobby among others. There are state-of-the-art jetways at the premises. 

Nearest Airports to Asheville Regional Airport (AVL)

Charlotte Douglas International Airport : 128 miles 

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport : 207 miles 

Raleigh-Durham International Airport : 237 miles 

Nashville International Airport : 290 miles 

Myrtle Beach International Airport : 308 miles 

Major Passenger Airlines Operating from Asheville Regional Airport (AVL)

Allegiant Air

American Eagle

Delta Air Lines

Delta Connection

United Express

Runway Data

Name Length Width Surface Lighted
16-34 8,001 ft 150 ft Asphalt Yes

Frequently Asked Questions

  • When should I reach the airport to board a flight on time?
    You should reach 90 minutes in advance before the departure of your domestic flight and 3 hours before the departure of an international flight.
  • Yes. You can use the free Wi-Fi facility at the airport.
  • The airport features luxury lounges, duty-free shops, ATMs, onsite parking, multi-cuisine restaurants, and currency exchange counters among other facilities.
  • You must check with the Materials Management Department as all unclaimed properties found at the airport and its vicinity are deposited here.
  • Yes. You need to carry a copy of your boarding ticket along with a government-issued picture ID.
  • Yes. The airport has a 24*7 medical center helmed by well-trained doctors and paramedics. In the event of a medical emergency, ambulances are also provided.
  • Kindly get in touch with your respective airline.
  • Kindly refer to your respective airline’s guidelines should you wish to carry medicines on board. It is advised that you carry your doctor’s prescription as well.
  • For the safety of our passengers, we request them to not handle any unattended items. They are advised to inform about the same to the airport staff or security personnel.

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