Russell County Airport

Find Russell County Alabama airports, local, private and regional and international airports. Airports provide information about flights, departures, arrivals, times, airport delays, international airlines, and airport codes.


Finkley Farm Airport Stillwell Road Opelika AL 36804 334-291-9814


About Russell County Airports

Russell County Airports are aviation complexes that consist of runways for the take-off and landing of aircraft as well as aviation support structures in Russell County, AL. Depending on airport size and air traffic, support structures at an airport in Russell County may include control towers, terminals, hangars, and maintenance facilities. Other supporting services and amenities may also be available at Russell County airfields, including parking facilities, retail and dining services, hotels, and connections to other modes of transportation, such as rail or bus. The larger Russell County airports may contain internal transportation systems to move passengers among terminals and parking areas. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) groups Russell County non-military airports into four categories: Commercial Service Airports, General Aviation Airports, Cargo Service Airports, and Reliever Airports.

You may contact the Airport for questions about:
  • Russell County Airport terminal information
  • Flight arrival and departure schedules
  • Russell County airport weather
  • Airport maps, parking, and shops
  • Russell County Airport jobs and employment
Airports in Russell County, Alabama

Russell County Airports provide scheduled passenger services to at least 2,500 passengers per year. Commercial Service Airports in Russell County, Alabama are publicly owned and are operated by Alabama or regional authorities that have the power to issue bonds for capital improvements. Commercial Airports that serve 10,000 or more passengers per year are considered Primary Commercial Service Airports. Hubs and larger airports, some of which are international airports, are Primary Commercial Service Airports.

Small Airports

General Aviation Airports are smaller, municipal public use airports that do not provide scheduled passenger services. These airports serve a wide range of aviation needs, including personal flying, air taxi and chartered service, corporate and business flights, emergency and disaster response, and tourism. Russell County General Aviation Airports may be publicly or privately owned.

Cargo Airports

Airports that service the transport of at least 100 million pounds of cargo per year are considered Cargo Service Airports. While some Russell County airports may function exclusively for cargo transport, many provide both commercial services and cargo transport services. In these cases, an airport may have both a Commercial Service and Cargo Service designation.

Reliever & Military Airports

Reliever Airports relieve congestion at other airports, in addition to providing general aviation services to their region. Military Air Bases support military aircraft. Some are located at or adjacent to Russell County civilian airports and they may share certain facilities.