Charlottesville Albemarle Airport

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Charlottesville Albemarle Airport
IATA: CHOICAO: KCHOFAA LID: CHO
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner Charlottesville Albemarle Airport Authority
Serves Charlottesville, Virginia
Elevation AMSL 639 ft / 194.8 m
Coordinates 38°08′19.1″N 78°27′10.3″W / 38.138639°N 78.452861°W / 38.138639; -78.452861Coordinates: 38°08′19.1″N 78°27′10.3″W / 38.138639°N 78.452861°W / 38.138639; -78.452861
Website www.gocho.com
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
3/21 6,001 1,829 Asphalt
Source: Federal Aviation Administration[1]

Charlottesville Albemarle Airport (IATA: CHOICAO: KCHOFAA LID: CHO) is a public airport 8 miles (12 km) north of Charlottesville, in Albemarle County, Virginia, USA. It has had airline flights since 1955. The airport serves the Charlottesville/Albemarle region and surrounding counties. It has 46 daily non-stop flights to six cities. Four airlines use the airport.[2] The runway will be made 800 feet longer by the end of 2013.[3][4]

The airport has a 60,000 sq ft (6,000 m2) terminal. There are rental cars, ground transport, and food and gifts from "The Market" Gourmet Deli & Gift Shop.[2] General aviation planes and pilots use the fixed base operator, Landmark Aviation. Landmark Aviation has flight schools and can fix planes or fill them with fuel. Planes can also be rented or chartered. The UVA Hospital's Pegasus service can carry sick people to bigger hospitals.[5]

Airlines and destinations[change | change source]

Airlines Destinations
American Eagle Chicago O'Hare
Delta Connection operated by Chautauqua Airlines New York LaGuardia
Delta Connection operated by ExpressJet Atlanta
United Express operated by CommutAir Washington Dulles
US Airways Express operated by Air Wisconsin Charlotte, Philadelphia
US Airways Express operated by Piedmont Airlines Charlotte, Philadelphia
US Airways Express operated by PSA Airlines Charlotte

Top destinations[change | change source]

Busiest Domestic Routes from Charlottesville (September 2010 – August 2011)[6]
Rank City Passengers Top Carriers
1 Charlotte International Airport 82,000 US Airways Express
2 Atlanta International Airport 41,000 Delta Connection
3 Dulles International Airport 33,000 United Express
4 Philadelphia International Airport 27,000 US Airways Express
5 LaGuardia International Airport 17,000 US Airways Express
6 O'Hare International Airport 6,000 American Eagle

Top airlines[6][change | change source]

Rank Airline Passengers (2010) Destinations
1 US Airways Express 108,000 Charlotte, Philadelphia, New York LaGuardia
2 Delta Connection 58,000 Atlanta
3 United Express 33,000 Washington Dulles
4 American Eagle 6,000 Chicago O'Hare

Cargo airlines and places they fly to[change | change source]

Airlines Destinations
DHL operated by Ameriflight Wilmington, Lynchburg

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