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How many flights does the airport offer each day?
Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport offers approximately 40 scheduled airline flights arriving and departing daily and provides nonstop service to eight major cities.

How many passengers does the airport serve each month?
On average, the airport serves between 55,000 and 57,000 passengers each month.

How much cargo does the airport handle each year?
In 2015, ROA handled 25.6 million pounds of cargo.

What airlines operate at the Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport?
Allegiant Air, American, Delta, and United Airlines.

Who owns the airport?
The Roanoke Regional Airport Commission owns and operates the airport. The airport is governed by a five-member Commission Board, with each member being appointed to a four year term. Three of the Commission members are appointed by the Roanoke City Council and two by the Roanoke County Board of Supervisors.

Does the airport have an executive staff?
The airport is managed by Executive Director Timothy T. Bradshaw, AAE, and his staff.

What is the official name of the airport?
Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport/Woodrum Field.

When was the airport founded?
The airport was founded in 1929 when the City of Roanoke leased 136 acres. The current terminal was constructed in 1989.

AT THE AIRPORT

What parking options are available?
There are more than 1,800 parking spots available in short-term and long-term lots.

Short-Term Lot:
First 15 minutes: No charge
15 minutes to 1/2 hour: $1.00
Each additional 1/2 hour or portion thereof: $1.00
Daily maximum: $16.00

Long-Term Lot:
First 15 minutes: No charge
15 minutes to 1/2 hour: $1.00
Each additional 1/2 hour or portion thereof: $1.00
Daily maximum: $9.00 

OPERATING HOURS

What are the airport’s operating hours?
If there are passengers in the airport, we’re open. The terminal doors generally open at 3:30 a.m. and close at 1:00 a.m. or when the last flight arrives, whichever is later.

When does the security checkpoint open and close?
Opens at 4:35 a.m., closes at 8:15 p.m. or when the last flight arrives, whichever is later.

What are the airline operating hours?
American Airlines ticket counters open at 4:00 a.m. and stay open until 7:30 p.m. or the last flight of the day arrives.
United and Delta ticket counters open at 4:00 a.m. and stay open until the last flight of the day arrives.
Allegiant opens two hours prior to flight departure time and closes 40 minutes prior to departure.

What time does the restaurant open and close?
The restaurant located prior to the security checkpoint opens at 4:30 a.m. each day and closes after the last flight departs. The restaurant also remains open for flight delays. 
The restuarant located on the concourse opens at 5:00 a.m. each day and closes after the last flight departs. The restaurant also remains open for flight delays.

What are the hours of the news and gift shop?
Hudson News and Gifts opens one hour prior to the first flight of the day and closes one hour after the last flight departure of the day.

OTHER

What is the street address?
Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport 
5202 Aviation Drive, N.W. 
Roanoke, VA 24012

Who do I contact for media inquiries?
Call 540/362-1999, extension 265 or extension 266, Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

After hours, on weekends or holidays, please call 540/362-1999, press 6 and leave a message asking for a public information representative to contact you.  These messages are checked approximately every hour.