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Richard B. Russell Airport

Richard B Russell Airport
USGS aerial image - 8 February 1999
Airport information
Airport typePublic
OwnerFloyd County
ServesRome, Georgia
Elevation196 m (644 ft)
Aircraft operations36703
Based aircraft775

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Richard B. Russell Airport is a county-owned public-use airport in Floyd County, Georgia, United States. The airport is located six nautical miles (11 km) north of the central business district of Rome, Georgia. It is also known as Richard B. Russell Regional Airport and J.H. Towers Field.

This airport is included in the FAA's National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems (2009-2013), which categorizes it as a general aviation facility.

The Rome Composite Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol is located at the airport. Stationed at the squadron are a Maule MT-7-235 tow plane and three Blanik gliders.

On the second Saturday of each month, the Experimental Aircraft Association hosts a fly-in breakfast at the EAA campgrounds located off the Old Dalton Road.

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