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Asheville Regional Airport
|Continent: North America||Country: United States||Region: North Carolina|
|Asheville Reginal Airport|
|Location||Fletcher, North Carolina|
|Overview map||Google Maps|
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. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2019–2023 categorized it as a small-hub primary commercial service facility. 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.
The airport opened with a 6500-foot runway in 1961, replacing the former airport at 35.439°N 82.481°W.
Official Spotting Locations
Aviation viewing lot
Other Spotting Locations
Locations to Avoid
- American Airlines:
- American Express CRJ-700, CRJ-900, E145, E175
- Allegiant Air A320
- Delta Connection CRJ-900, B717-2BD
- United Airlines:
- United Express CRJ-200, E145, E175
Numerous corporate aircraft and general aviation