As of 2019, there are 24 airports throughout the state of Virginia according to IATA and ICAO. Through the table below, you can find name of each airport, its abbreviation, city location, and size. Airports in Virginia are listed in alphabetical order. Please note that some airports serve internationally, while the other only serve domestically.
List of All Airports in Virginia
|1||Accomack County Airport||MFV||Melfa, VA||Small|
|2||Camp A P Hill Airport||APH||Bowling Green, VA||Small|
|3||Charlottesville Albemarle Airport||CHO||Charlottesville, VA||Medium|
|4||Gordonsville Municipal Airport||GVE||Gordonsville, VA||Small|
|5||Ingalls Field||HSP||Hot Springs, VA||Small|
|6||Lawrenceville Airport||LVL||Lawrenceville, VA||Small|
|7||Louisa Airport||LOW||Louisa, VA||Small|
|8||Lynchburg Regional Airport||LYH||Lynchburg, VA||Medium|
|9||Municipal Airport||DAN||Danville, VA||Small|
|10||Municipal Airport||FKN||Franklin, VA||Small|
|11||Municipal Airport||PTB||Petersburg, VA||Small|
|12||Municipal Airport||WGO||Winchester, VA||Small|
|13||New River Valley Airport||PSK||Dublin, VA||Small|
|14||Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport||PHF||Williamsburg, VA||Large|
|15||Norfolk International Airport||ORF||Norfolk, VA||Large|
|16||Port Walter Airport||PWR||Port Walter, VA||Small|
|17||Richmond International Airport||RIC||Richmond, VA||Large|
|18||Roanoke Regional Airport||ROA||Roanoke, VA||Large|
|19||Shenandoah Valley Airport||SHD||Staunton, VA||Medium|
|20||Virginia Highlands Airport||VJI||Abingdon, VA||Small|
|21||Virginia Tech Airport||BCB||Blacksburg, VA||Small|
|22||Wallops Flight Center||WAL||Chincoteague, VA||Small|
|23||Warren County Airport||FRR||Front Royal, VA||Small|
|24||Wise Airport||LNP||Wise, VA||Small|
Virginia has 8.4 million residents (2016). The capital is Richmond and the largest city is Virginia Beach.
In 1607, the colony of Jamestown was founded, in the present state of Virginia. It was the first permanent British settlement in North America. Jamestown was the capital of English Colony until 1699, when the capital of Virginia was transferred to Williamsburg. Jamestown was abandoned in the second half of the 18th century.
In 1776, Virginia was one of the 13 original colonies to declare independence from Britain. In 1779, the capital was transferred to Richmond.
In 1861, at the beginning of the American Civil War, the western part of Virginia separated (West Virginia).