Welcome to Burke County, Georgia

Burke County Airport (BXG)

Airport Superintendent:
Louis Foss
Email: l.foss@burkecounty-ga.gov
Mailing Address: PO Box 89, Waynesboro, GA 30830
Physical Address: 475 Airport Road, Waynesboro, GA 30830
Office Hours: M-F 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Office Phone:  706-554-5270

Airport Location
475 Airport Road, Waynesboro, GA 30830
33-02-27.0130N 082-00-15.3490W

Airport Information
Runway 08/26 5,003'x75'
CTAF 122.9
Available facilities and services: tie-downs, pilots lounge, bathroom
Available services: self-service fueling (100LL and Jet A)

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Welcome to Burke County Airport (BXG), a public-use airport located in Waynesboro, Georgia, with a 5,003'x75' runway, providing easy access to air transportation for the residents and visitors of Burke County and Central Savannah River Area (CSRA). Airport's primary advantage lies in its strategic location, offering access to the nearby City of Augusta and its amenities, making it an attractive choice for those seeking a less congested airspace and cost-effective solutions within reach of both urban and rural conveniences. It is also conveniently located just 4 miles away from Waynesboro's historic downtown, which is home to a variety of retail shops, businesses, and restaurants.

The airport is equipped with essential infrastructure, including a fuel farm and a terminal building that offers basic amenities such as restrooms and waiting areas. Currently undergoing expansion, Burke County Airport will soon include hangar facilities and a new modern terminal building, offering additional options for those seeking a base of operations in the area.

Hangar Development
Burke County Airport’s two 10-unit T-hangar buildings (42’ x 33’ units with 41’6” x 12’ clear door opening) and three 60’x60’ corporate hangars (56’ x 18’11” clear door opening) are expected to be move in ready by Fall 2024. For additional information, hangar information, availability, and waiting list please contact Airport Manager.
For the waiting list application, please fill out the form here.
Frequently Asked Questions & Answers on FAA Policy on Use of Hangars at Obligated Airports

Recent and Upcoming Airport Projects
Burke County aims to enhance BXG into a more efficient and advantageous general aviation airport facility, catering to economic growth, educational engagement, and strategic air transportation objectives. Grants received from both the Federal Aviation Administration and the Georgia Department of Transportation are assisting with achieving these goals. The following initiatives are either ongoing or are soon to be started:

  • Hangar Taxilanes and Sitework Development - Waiting list available 
  • AWOS installation
  • New Terminal Building Construction
  • Terminal Apron Expansion Phase I & Phase II
  • Runway Pavement Rehabilitation

Federal Aviation Administration Airport Facility Directory
Aviation Weather – Daniel Field Airport (DNL)
Chamber of Commerce
DBE Policy FY 2024-2026

About Burke County
Burke County, GA, uniquely combines historical charm with modern industrial progress, making it a prime destination for both tourists and business ventures. Home to Plant Vogtle, the highest output nuclear reactor in the U.S., the county demonstrates a commitment to future economic growth. Its diverse landscape, including the Savannah and Ogeechee Rivers and over 17,000 acres of public land, offers extensive opportunities for outdoor recreation, vital for tourism. Renowned as the 'Bird Dog Capital of the World,' Burke County hosts field trials for bird dogs, adding to its rich cultural heritage. The county also boasts four wildlife management areas (WMAs) - Alexander, Yuchi, Mead Farm, and Di-Lane Plantation, managed by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, providing ample space for sportsmen and nature enthusiasts. A regional agricultural hub, Burke County dedicates nearly half of its land to farming and timber production, harvesting a diverse range of crops including cotton, corn, soybeans, peanuts, and notable organic blueberries and strawberries, which contribute to its picturesque and productive rural landscape.