The Marketing and Public Relations Department provides local and national news media organizations with information to communicate to the traveling public. All media inquiries should be directed to the Marketing Department.
Monday–Friday, 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
For urgent, after-hours media inquiries, please contact the Director of Marketing + Public Relations at 828-974-2006.
Members of the media:
Media personnel may park in the 30-minute visitor spaces in the Authority staff parking lot or in long-term parking. Long-term parking stubs will be validated by AVL staff, time permitting.
Media trucks providing a live shot or satellite feed must coordinate parking with the Marketing Department.
Vehicles on airport roadways must be attended at all times. Unattended vehicles will be ticketed and towed at the owner’s expense.
Requests for filming in the aircraft operation areas are handled on a case-by-case basis. Requests for access are accommodated to the extent manpower, operational considerations and safety permit. In the event of an emergency or other situation requiring the full attention of Authority staff, a prearranged escort may be cancelled.
In the event of an emergency, the primary responsibilities of AVL staff members are safe and orderly airport operations. Media requests will be handled as quickly as possible. Media briefings may be scheduled and announced for specified briefing areas.
Should an aircraft incident or accident occur on airport property, AVL staff will provide the following information: