General Service Aviation & Fixed Base Operations

Franklin County is provided general aviation services from both Roanoke Regional Airport and Blue Ridge Regional Airport. Roanoke Regional offers a full service fixed base operator with a multimillion dollar hangar facility staffed by more than 50 aircraft service professionals. In addition, several fixed base operations (FBO's) provide services such as:

  • 24 hour service
  • Beechcraft warranty-covered parts
  • Boardroom
  • Executive terminal
  • New and used aircraft sales and parts
  • Pilot lounge
  • Private charter companies
  • Refueling: both Jet A and 100 LL fuels are available
  • Routine maintenance and Repair
  • Tie-down space

Lighted Runway Services

The Blue Ridge Regional Airport, located just south of Franklin in Henry County, operates a 5,002 foot jet stressed lighted runway. FBO services offered include:

  • Aircraft Parking - Ramp and Tie down
  • Civil Air Patrol (CAP)
  • Conference Room Rental
  • Corporate and T Hangar Rental
  • Crew and Passenger Lounge
  • Free Coffee and Ice
  • Free Wireless Internet
  • Jet A and 100LL Fuels - Full and Self Serve available
  • Overnight Hangar Space
  • Pilot Supplies
  • Rental Cars available in advance
  • Restaurant / Catering on site
  • Telephone / Computer
  • Weather and Flight Planning