airport ariel2
Aerial photograph provided by: 
Herbert Degan, Jr. and
Tailwheel Basics, LLC
copyright 2005 
The Gordonsville Municipal Airport is located approximately 2 miles northeast of town.  The airport is managed by the Gordonsville Town Manager, Deborah S. Kendall, who may be reached by phone at (540) 832-2233 or by email to

Town Completes Runway Improvement Project
The Runway 5-23, Taxiway and Apron redevelopment project funded with $1.85M in grant funds from the Virginia Aviation Board has been completed. A ribbon-cutting to celebrate the project was held on Wednesday, November 16, 2022. 

Hangar Rental

There are 15 spaces for hangar rental: 10 t-hangars, one box hangar and four spaces within the Langley hangar. Please contact Janet Jones, Town Clerk, at 540-832-2233 or for space availability.  At this time all spaces are rented.

Gordonsville Airport Hangar Lease

Courtesy Car
A courtesy car is available for use by pilots who are visiting and wish to venture into town. Upon arrival at our airport, please call the Gordonsville Police Department. One of our officers will meet you at the airport so that you can sign our use agreement and get the vehicle key. 

During regular business hours (8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday through Friday), you may reach our Police Department by calling Town Hall at 540-832-2234. After hours and on weekends, please contact the Orange County Sheriff's office (540-672-1234) who will dispatch a member of our Police Department to meet you.
Airport Information

Gordonsville Municipal Airport (KGVE)


          38.1559961/-78.1657800 (estimated)

Elevation:  454' MSL

Traffic Pattern:  Left

Runway:  05-23/2300' x 50' (Asphalt)

Runway Lights:  MIRL (Nstd) (Pilot Controlled - five clicks off) - CTAF 123.0 

Glideslope Indicator:  Panels (may not be lighted)

Fuel:  None


AWOS-3: 120.225/(540) 832-2095

Approach/Departure:  Potomac Appr/Dep 132.85

Rotating Beacon:  Yes

Sectional Chart:  Washington

Magnetic Variation: 10 degrees West

Misc:  Tie Downs, Storage, Restrooms, Rwy 23 threshold displaced 442'

Procedures:  RNAV (GPS) available

Owner:  Town of Gordonsville
Manager:  Deborah S. Kendall, Gordonsville Town Manager
Address:  Post Office Box 276, Gordonsville, Virginia  22942
Phone:  (540) 832-2233

Airport Layout Plan
In 2008, Gordonsville Town Council adopted an Airport Layout Plan for future improvements at Gordonsville Airport. The plan includes the construction of a tie-down area, t-hangars for aircraft, taxi lanes, vehicle parking, flight school, fuel tank, runway improvements and obstruction removal.

Click here to view the plan.
Airport Capital Improvements Plan (ACIP)
A capital improvements plan (CIP) exists for the Gordonsville Airport. This plan is a 5-year plan that lists identified improvements to be made at the airport; its update is coordinated each year through the Virginia Department of Aviation. The projects listed are generally based on the improvements identified in the Airport Layout Plan noted above. Funding for projects is generally split between state (80%) and local (20%) funds. 

Gordonsville Airport CIP 2022-2027.