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Asheville Regional Airport

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Continent: North America Country: United States Region: North Carolina

Asheville Reginal Airport
Location Fletcher, North Carolina
Airport type Commercial
Overview map Google Maps
Tower 121.1
Ground 121.9
Approach 124.65
ATIS 120.2

Asheville Regional Airport (IATA: AVL, ICAO: KAVL, FAA LID: AVL) is a Class C airport near Interstate 26 near the town of Fletcher, 9 miles (14 km) south of downtown Asheville, in the U.S. state of North Carolina, United States. It is owned by the Greater Asheville Regional Airport Authority.[2] The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2019–2023 categorized it as a small-hub primary commercial service facility.[4] In 2019 it served an all-time record number of passengers for the airport, 1,616,762, an increase of 43% over 2018 and the sixth consecutive year of record traffic.[5]

The airport opened with a 6500-foot runway in 1961, replacing the former airport at 35.439°N 82.481°W.

Official Spotting Locations


Parking Garage

Aviation viewing lot

Other Spotting Locations


Locations to Avoid


Regular Traffic

  • American Airlines:
    • American Express CRJ-700, CRJ-900, E145, E175
  • Allegiant Air A320
  • Delta:
    • Delta Connection CRJ-900, B717-2BD
  • United Airlines:
    • United Express CRJ-200, E145, E175

Numerous corporate aircraft and general aviation

Facilities and Transportation