Airport Information


History

Valdosta Airport HistoryValdosta Regional Airport was constructed in the early 1940’s as an auxiliary to Moody Field. It was declared surplus by the U.S. Government December 8, 1946, and became a public airport. The airport is situated on 760 acres of land, just south of the City of Valdosta. In 1980, commercial commuter service to/from Atlanta was inaugurated. The airport consists of three runways, two of which may be used by current commercial aircraft.

The airport is located 2.5 miles south of the Valdosta central business district. The commercial terminal, located on the northwest portion of the field, is a modern facility that was opened in 1998. The general aviation terminal is located off Madison Highway on the east side of the airport, where all general aviation activity takes place.

Facilities

Valdosta Airport FacilitiesThe airport has office facilities and Hangar spaces that are usually available for rent. For availability and rates, please contact the airport manager at (229) 333-1833.



Valdosta-Lowndes County Airport Authority

Valdosta Regional Airport is owned and operated by the Valdosta-Lowndes County Airport Authority. This six-member authority was established in 1987 and is comprised of three appointees from the city and three appointees from the county. The staff of the Authority consists of the executive director/airport manager and nine additional full/part-time employees. The Valdosta-Lowndes County Airport Authority meets the second Wednesday of every month at 8:00 a.m. in the airport conference room located in the airport manager’s office in the commercial terminal. The meetings are open to the public. The following personnel are members of the Airport Authority:

Steve Everett - Chairman
Jeff Sikes
Nathaniel Haugabrook
“Hap” Ertlschweiger
Anthony Payton
Jane Shelton

Jim Galloway - executive director/airport manager (229) 333-1833

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Valdosta-Lowndes County Airport Authority Custodian of Public Records:
James P. Galloway III
1750 Airport Rd Suite 1
Valdosta GA 31601
(229) 333-1833

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Driving Directions

From I-75 South - Take exit 13 and turn left (east) onto Old Clyattville Road. Go approximately 1.5 miles and take the first right onto Airport Road. Go approximately 1/4 mile and turn right at the Airport sign to enter the terminal driveway.

From I-75 North - Take exit 13 and turn right (east) onto Old Clyattville Road. Then follow the above directions.

You may also take Exit 11 from I-75. From the southbound or northbound exit, turn northeast onto Highway 31 (Madison Highway). Proceed approximately 3 miles, going past the general aviation side of the airport on the left. Turn left at the large Commercial Terminal Airport sign at Airport Road. Go approximately 1/4 mile and turn left again at an identical sign into the terminal driveway.

The address for the Airport is:

Valdosta Regional Airport
1750 Airport Road
Valdosta, GA 31601


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