Charlottesville Albemarle Airport (IATA: CHO, ICAO: KCHO, FAA LID: CHO) is eight miles north of Charlottesville, in Albemarle County, Virginia. It opened in 1955 and serves the Charlottesville/Albemarle region with non-stop flights to six major cities on three airlines’ subsidiaries. CHO underwent major construction in summer 2006; an 800-foot runway extension began in summer 2010 and was completed in December 2012. The National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems categorized it as a primary commercial service airport. Federal Aviation Administration records say it had 274,767 passenger boardings (enplanements) in calendar year 2015 and 295,930 in 2016. The Charlottesville Albemarle Airport Authority says there were 628,611 total passengers (enplaned and deplaned) in fiscal year 2017. Piedmont Airlines DC-3s arrived in 1955; the first jets were Piedmont 727s in 1967 (the runway was extended from 4661 ft to 6000 ft about that time).
|Contact Number:||+1 434-973-8342|
|Airport Address:||100 Bowen Loop, Charlottesville, VA 22911, United States|