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Asheville Regional Airport
Gateway to Western North Carolina


Asheville Regional Airport, Asheville, North Carolina


Asheville Regional Airport is the largest airport in the mountains, serving Asheville and the entire region of Western North Carolina. Asheville's airport is small and friendly, and with just 4 gates, it's a breeze to get from your gate to the luggage carousel to a taxi or car rental. At the same time, the terminal offers all of the amenities and services travelers need, such as free Wi-Fi Internet access, restaurants and shops, along with some special touches that can help make a trip memorable, like the rocking chairs in the gate area.


Continental, US Airways, Northwest Airlines and Delta all currently provide flights to Asheville Regional Airport, with non-stop service to:

  • Atlanta
  • Charlotte
  • Cincinnati
  • Detroit
  • Houston
  • Newark

Quick Airport Facts:


  • Passengers each year: 600,000
  • Main Runway: 8,001-foot-long, 150-foot-wide runway
  • Airport Elevation: 2,165 feet above sea level
  • Airport Code: AVL



Getting Around:


Parking Asheville nc airport offers both long - and short-term parking, both of which are located directly in front of the main airport terminal. Long-term parking costs $7.00 per day, and short-term is $12.00 per day.


Directions to the Asheville Airport Located off Interstate 26 on NC Highway 280. From Asheville, follow I-40 West to I-26 East. Take exit 40 and turn right onto Airport Road. From Hendersonville, follow I-26 West. Take exit 40 and turn left onto Airport Road.


Car rental at the Asheville NC Airport is available, with Avis, Budget, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Hertz and National/Alamo all represented. Check our car rental and mountain driving tips for help in selecting the best rental car for your vacation.


The ground transportation booth in the baggage claim area of the Asheville NC Airport provides information on local taxi service, limousine service and the public bus system serving Asheville.


You can refer to a chart of driving distances between Asheville Airport and WNC mountain towns as you make your travel arrangements to get to your hotel, mountain cabin or other accommodations.




Driving to Asheville NC, Travel distances to Asheville by car from major cities; To Asheville from: Atlanta GA 188 mi. - 301 km, Columbus OH 471 mi. - 758 km, more . . . .


WNC Driving Distances, a handy chart of driving distances between WNC Towns and Asheville and between Regional Airports and popular WNC Towns.


Helpful Tips for Asheville Car Rentals, as well as driving in the mountains and more . . .




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