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AVL’s Runway 5k

It’s one thing to plan a massive, precedent-demolishing event for eight months and then watch it unfold before your eyes as members of our very own Western North Carolina community descend upon the airport by the hundreds to take part … Continue reading

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Why yes, we DID exfoliate our runway…

Unless you’re in the aviation industry, “runway rejuvenation” might sound like a term to describe a day at the spa for a high-fashion runway model before the next big show. And actually, that’s not too far off. For an airport, … Continue reading

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Vision Departs AVL

You may have heard recently that Vision Airlines has decided to suspend service from AVL as of today. Yes, it’s true, although it’s not unexpected. When Vision Airlines—new to commercial aviation—began serving AVL in the spring of this year, we … Continue reading

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Runway 5k + Healthy Fun Day

A few months ago an airport staff member asked one simple question: “Hey, why don’t we hold a runway run?” What started as a spark in the mind of a genius airport staffer has become the event of the year … Continue reading

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Fifty Years and Still in Love

Today is the big day — we are celebrating fifty years! When we realized 2011 was going to be the airport’s 50th year, a question emerged: Is this a birthday or an anniversary? Birthdays, we concluded, honor the one who is celebrating. Anniversaries, … Continue reading

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History Exhibit Sneak Peek

We’re working like mad to pull together the most unique exhibit the airport Art Gallery has ever seen, and you’re about to get a sneak peek. Opening Tuesday, June 7th, the exhibit features the history of the Asheville Regional Airport … Continue reading

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Our New Favorite Channel

Allow us to introduce you to our favorite new TV channel. Actually, it’s not a channel at all, but rather a unique collection of content designed to give you—the airline passenger—information specific to your travel destination (or layover location) while … Continue reading

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Passenger Rights

Last week’s announcement by the Department of Transportation regarding airline passenger rights was chock full of good news for travelers. The new regulations—which take effect in August—not only make air travel easier, but also provide solutions for a few common-sense … Continue reading

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Spring

Dictionary.com defines spring like this: “the season between winter and summer.” Really? That’s it? Because it sure seems like it deserves a little more credit than simply an “in-between season.” Spring, from what we understand, is the season 96% of … Continue reading

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Photo Friday!

It’s photo Friday at AVL and we found some fun stuff in our new restaurant and gift shop, Blue Ridge Trading + Tavern. Check it out! Grab and go newspapers… Mmm… pastries! Dozens of books. (Speaking of reading, check out … Continue reading

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