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Manassas Airport wants to borrow 50-year-old photos

Manassas Regional Airport would like the public’s help in celebrating its 50th year by asking for photos or memorabilia from the Airport’s past, either at its current location or the previous site.

The photos can be sent to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Dedicated in 1964, the airport began as 268 acres with a single 3700’ x 100’ paved runway, a rotating beacon, maintenance hangar, office and 30 T-hangars.  The airport was previously located at what is now Manaport Shopping Plaza.

Today, the Manassas Regional Airport is the busiest general aviation airport in the Commonwealth of Virginia, with 899 acres of land, more than 400 based aircraft and more than 85,000 annual aircraft operations. 

In 2012, the airport expanded it main runway to 6200’.  The parallel runway is 3700’ long. 

The airport has an FAA control tower and is operational to only general aviation aircraft.

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