612 ft / 187 m
| Anniston, Alabama|
City of Anniston
| 2504 Anniston Airport Blvd, Oxford, AL 36203, USA|
Northeast Alabama Regional, Animal Medical Center, Anniston Medical Clinic, Jacksonvi Medical Center, Team Health Group
Anniston Regional Airport (IATA: ANB, ICAO: KANB, FAA LID: ANB), formerly known as Anniston Metropolitan Airport, is a city-owned public-use airport located five nautical miles (6 mi, 9 km) southwest of the central business district of Anniston, a city in Calhoun County, Alabama, United States. It is included in the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015, which categorized it as a general aviation airport.
Anniston Regional Airport Wikipedia
Anniston Regional Airport covers an area of 596 acres (241 ha) at an elevation of 612 feet (187 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 5/23 with an asphalt surface measuring 7,000 by 150 feet (2,134 x 46 m).
For the 12-month period ending April 30, 2012, the airport had 33,644 aircraft operations, an average of 92 per day: 71% general aviation, 15% military, 14% air taxi, and <1% scheduled commercial. At that time there were 32 aircraft based at this airport: 50% single-engine, 31% multi-engine, 6% jet, 6% glider, and 6% ultralight.
Anniston Metropolitan Airport was the intended destination of GP Express Flight 861 which crashed about 7.5 miles (12.1 km) northeast of the airport on June 8, 1992.