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Gastonia Municipal Airport (KAKH)
1126 Gaston Day School Road
Gastonia, NC 28056
(704) 864-4363

About Your Airport

Located just 30 minutes from downtown Charlotte, Gastonia Municipal Airport was built by the City of Gastonia in 1946 and is a self-supporting department of the City of Gastonia, North Carolina. The City contracts a private firm to direct daily operations and derives revenue from fuel sales, hangar rentals, land lease fees, and tax revenue. The Airport receives FAA and North Carolina grants for airport improvements and maintenance and is generally considered one of the most active, general aviation facilities in North Carolina.

General Aviation Facility

Gastonia Municipal serves a growing number of corporate aircraft that are powerful and quiet enough to utilize our convenient and economical facility. Private aircraft owners occupy more than 30 hangars with easy access to our runway and value the full parallel taxiway and brief wait times. Area emergency medical services and law enforcement agencies utilize Gastonia as a heliport and transport point. Charlotte Douglas International Airport is located just 10 miles east.


We offer great services like flight training, fuel and courtesy cars.


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