Catawba County Airport is Hickory Regional Airport . This Airport was opened on January 17, 2006 but originated in on May 17, 1940 . In the 1940's the Hickory Regional Airport had two unpaved runways which were 2,700 and 3,100 feet in length. Currently, this airport has two runways. Runway 6/24 is 6400 x 150 ft. / 1951 x 46 m and Runway Runway 1/19 dimensions are 4400 x 150 ft. / 1341 x 46 m. The Airports Weight bearing capacity on a Single wheel is 32000 lbs and on a Double wheel 55000 lbs.
Hickory Regional Airport operates an average of 125 Aircraft operations per day. 61% of these operations are transient general aviation, 27% local general aviation, 11% commercial, and 1% military. The Hickory City Council created an Airport Task Force that will help shape the future of the Hickory Regional Airport. The Airport includes free Wireless Internet Access, exceptional facilities, and free parking to its customers. Aircrafts services are available through a local FBO
Hickory Regional Airport
3101 9th Ave. Dr. NW
Hickory, NC 28601
Phone: (828) 323-7408