Maintenance Work at the Air Traffic Control Tower May Cause Delays

This Saturday night into Sunday morning the Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport’s commercial carriers may experience delays due to maintenance work that must be completed at the Roanoke-Blacksburg Airport Air Traffic Control (ATCT).Due to storms over the past month, repair on this critical equipment must take place.The equipment affected is called a transfer switch.This equipment automatically transfers the ATCT to a

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Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport Receives Perfect Safety Rating

The Roanoke Regional Airport Commission is proud to announce the recent completion of the Federal Aviation Administration’s annual airfield safety inspection at Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport. The FAA’s airport certification and safety inspector found zero violations at ROA and commended airport staff for effective day-to-day operations.

"Safety and security at Roanoke-

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New Traffic Pattern for Airport Road Tunnel

Maintenance and cleaning of the tunnel on Airport Road continues into a second phase this Sunday evening, June 14, 2015.  The southbound tunnel (which heads towards Williamson Road) lane will be blocked off and the northbound lane (which heads toward Peters Creek Road) will be routed to accommodate two-way traffic for approximately 30 days.  This is the second phase of the tunnel maintenance and cleaning project. 

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Temporary Traffic Pattern for Airport Road Tunnel

 

ROANOKE, Va. (April 29, 2015) – The tunnel on Airport Road will be undergoing routine maintenance and cleaning beginning Sunday May 3, 2015.  The northbound tunnel (which heads towards Peters Creek Road) lane will be blocked off and the southbound lane (which heads toward Williamson Road) will be routed to accommodate two-way traffic for approximately 30 days; after completion of the northbound side

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Delta Airlines Announces Changes at Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport


Roanoke, Virginia (September 30, 2014) -
In response to customer demand Delta Airlines has announced, effective November 1, the airline will enhance its service between Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport via aircraft upgrades that will enable the airline to accommodate up to 320 passengers daily.  Currently Delta operates one 126-seat Airbus 319 and

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Roanoke‐Blacksburg Regional Airport Launches New Website and Flight Tracker

Redesign improves site navigation making information clear and easy to find

Roanoke, Va. (September 5, 2014) – Roanoke‐Blacksburg Regional Airport announces the redesign of its website www.flyroa.com and launch of a new homepage flight tracking service which makes monitoring arrivals, departures and routes easier and more efficient for travelers.

The ADA‐compliant website has

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Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport Welcomes New Executive Director

Roanoke native, Timothy Bradshaw, to take the helm.

Image of Timothy BradshawROANOKE, Va. (September 3, 2014) – The Roanoke Regional Airport Commission is pleased to announce the selection of Timothy T. Bradshaw, A.A.E., as the new Executive

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Roanoke Regional Airport Commission Appoints W. William Gust to Chairman

H. Odell “Fuzzy”Minnix appointed to vice-chair

ROANOKE, Va. (July 28, 2014) – The Roanoke Regional Airport Commission has named W. William “Bill” Gust, Chairman of the Commission for the 2014-2015 term, effective July 22, 2014.

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ROANOKE REGIONAL AIRPORT COMMISSION ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT OF EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Airport Commission chair, Cynthia Lawrence, announced that Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport Executive Director Jacqueline Shuck has informed the members of the Airport Commission of her desire to retire at the end of 2014.

ROANOKE REGIONAL AIRPORT COMMISSION NAMES ERNEST C. MCLEOD, JR. AS DIRECTOR OF FINANCE

The Roanoke Regional Airport Commission announces that Ernest C. McLeod, Jr., has joined its staff as Director of Finance. Mr. McLeod will be responsible for accounting, financial planning and analysis, and budgeting for the Commission and all Airport operations.

DIRECT FLIGHT TO NEW YORK TAKES OFF APRIL 1

American Airlines began operating a daily non-stop flight to New York’s LaGuardia Airport (LGA) today. The inaugural flight took off at 6:30 p.m. and arrived in New York at 8:05 p.m. The return flight leaves La Guardia at 4:30 p.m. and arrives in Roanoke at 6:05 p.m. daily. There are 44 passenger seats available on the regional jet that is flying

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KARI DABROWSKI JOINS ROANOKE REGIONAL AIRPORT COMMISSION

The Roanoke Regional Airport Commission announces that Kari Dabrowski has joined the staff as Director of Operations and Maintenance for Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport. In this role, Dabrowski is responsible for planning, organizing, staffing and directing the Custodial, Facilities, and Operations division for the Commission.

DIANA LEWIS JOINS ROANOKE REGIONAL AIRPORT COMMISSION

The Roanoke Regional Airport Commission announces that Diana Lewis has joined the staff as Director of Planning and Engineering for Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport. 

ROANOKE REGIONAL AIRPORT COMMISSION ANNOUNCES CONTINUATION OF NON-STOP SERVICE TO NEW YORK CITY

The Roanoke Regional Airport Commission announces that American Airlines will offer non-stop daily service to New York City’s La Guardia airport from Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport effective April 1, 2014.  The decision comes on the heels of a recent announcement by Delta Airlines to discontinue this service in February, resulting in immediate outreach to American by airport officials to ensure that passengers in the Roanoke-Blacksburg

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NEW AIRPORT NAME REFLECTS BROAD SERVICE AREA AND REGIONAL IMPACT

Beginning in 2014, Roanoke's airport will be known as Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport.  The new name reflects the growth and breadth of this region of the Commonwealth of Virginia which is served by the airport.  The new name builds on the fact that Roanoke and the area in and around Blacksburg are adjacent to one another and filled with opportunities for business as well as destinations for leisure travelers.

ROANOKE REGIONAL AIRPORT OFFERS TIPS TO MAKE TRAVELING EASIER THIS THANKSGIVING

Thanksgiving marks the busiest time of year at the Roanoke Regional Airport.  Passenger traffic is expected to be the greatest on Friday, November 22 and Sunday December 1.

GOODLATTE ANNOUNCES AIR SERVICE BETWEEN ROANOKE AND NEW YORK WILL CONTINUE

ROANOKE REGIONAL AIRPORT PREPARES FOR HURRICANE SANDY

The Roanoke Regional Airport Commission is taking steps today to prepare for the possible weather impacts related to Hurricane Sandy.

AIRPORTS COUNCIL INTERNATIONAL RECOGNIZES ROANOKE REGIONAL AIRPORT WEBSITE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 
October 4, 2010 
Contact Sherry L. Wallace

ROANOKE VA – Roanoke Regional Airport, represented by advertising agency Neathawk Dubuque & Packett (ND&P), was awarded second place in the websites category at the Airports Council International (ACI) - North America's 2010 Excellence in Marketing & Communication Contest. This year's contest had over 250 entries evaluated by 20

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JACQUELINE SHUCK NAMED 2010 ‘Virginia Airport Manager of the Year’

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 
August 27, 2010 
Contact Sherry L. Wallace

Award presented by the Virginia Department of Aviation

ROANOKE VA - The Virginia Department of Aviation presented Jacqueline L. Shuck its “Virginia Airport Manager of the Year” award for 2010. Shuck, the airport’s executive director, was recognized for her achievements at the Roanoke Regional Airport.

The

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