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Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport

Newport News Williamsburg International Airport
Airport information
Airport typePublic
OperatorThe Peninsula Airport Commission
LocationNewport News, Virginia
Elevation13 m (43 ft)

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Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport is an airport located 9 mi (14 km) northwest of downtown Newport News, Virginia, and serves the entire Hampton Roads metropolitan area along with Norfolk International Airport in Norfolk. The airport is owned and operated by the Peninsula Airport Commission, which is a political subdivision of the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Newport News/Williamsburg International does not currently handle any international passenger flights, but does service a number of corporate international flights. It has a large designated area built specifically for US Customs in Concourse A.

According to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics in 2010, Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport ranks #31 on its list of Top 100 cheapest airports to fly from based on average airfare, ranking ahead of nearby Norfolk International(#71), as reported by the Daily Press. The airport has had lower average airfare costs than Norfolk and Richmond International since 1995, and has stayed below the national average airfare cost since 1997.

For June 2011, the airport ranks #7 on the Top 101 Airports on Affordability, conducted by

There are currently two runways (7-25 and 2-20). Plans for a third runway (7L-25R) date to the 1990s for future completion.

AirTran Airways is the airport's main airline operator. The airport is also serviced by Delta Air Lines, Frontier Airlines, and US Airways with Allegiant Air commencing service in November 2011.

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