Northeast Alabama Regional Airport

Operated by the Gadsden Airport Authority

Gadsden Airport Authority


Northeast Alabama Regional Airport - Gadsden, ALNortheast Alabama Regional Airport is located 50 miles north of Birmingham and 55 miles east of Huntsville at the intersection of I-59 and AL. Hwy. 77.

Conveniently located by I-59 and State Highway 77 and only 30 minutes from I-20, the airport makes access to Birmingham, Atlanta and Chattanooga a short drive. Also, the Talladega Speedway is only 35 minutes away. Why not make us your race weekend destination?

A view of the Goodyear Blimp over Gadsden, ALIf you are a sports enthusiast you can stay in Gadsden and be only 2 hours from Alabama football, 2 ½ hours from Auburn and 35 minutes from NASCAR. You will also find recreation and vacation destinations on the Coosa River, Guntersville Lake or Weiss Lake. Visit Noccalula Falls Park, which has a lot of history and interesting artifacts as well as carpet golf, zoo, and wedding chapel. Be here in June for Riverfest (on the Coosa) with top name entertainment and lots of fun for the whole family.

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NEALAIR Facility Offers

  • Pilot Lounge
  • Forklift for Cargo Service loading/unloading
  • Dependable Quick Turn
  • Quantity Discounts For Fuel
  • Motel - Catering - Limo Arrangements
  • Excellent Facilities
  • Rental Car Services
  • 2 Maintenance Operations On-Site
  • Courtesy Crew Car
  • Wireless Internet Access
  • Complimentary Refreshments
  • Passenger Lounge
  • GPU Service


There are 445 acres of cleared airport property with another 800 acres protecting the air space integrity of the facility

The 2 runways located on the airport are 6802’ x 150’ (runways 6/24) and 4806’ x 100’ (18/36).

Available On-Site

We have 42 T-Style hangars and six corporate hangars. The Fixed Base Operation (FBO) is Northeast Alabama Aviation. It dispenses 100 LL Avgas and Jet A fuel as well as having pilot and plane supplies for sale. You can always get a cup of coffee, popcorn or hot dog while you are on the ground. The FBO also has a crew car available. There are chairs and sofas for your comfort in the main lobby and balcony. Also, restaurants and motels are only five minutes from the airport. Our staff will be happy to reserve rooms and arrange catering for passengers and pilots.