North Carolina - Avery County Airports

Airport Name

At / Near Town

Type

FAA LID

Year
Opened

Year
Closed

Comments

1) Avery County Airport
(Morrison Field)

Ingalls,
Spruce Pine

General
Aviation

7A8

1962

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Per AirNav - activated 11/1962. The Avery County Airport was started by a group of local business men in the 1950s. It was a 2,400 ft. turf runway. In the 1990s the Avery County Airport Authority was formed by the North Carolina legislature. At that time the airport was designated a municipality and awarded a grant to pave the runway which was extended to its current length of 3,001 ft.

2) Elk River Airport

Banner Elk

Private

NC06

1969

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Per AirNav - activated 8/1969. Owned and operated by Elk River Property Owners Association.


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