Fulton County Airport (Georgia)
Fulton County Airport
Charlie Brown Field
IATA: FTY – ICAO: KFTY Summary Airport type Public Operator Fulton County Location Atlanta, Georgia Elevation AMSL 841 ft / 256.3 m Runways Direction Length Surface ft m 8/26 5,796 1,767 Asphalt 14/32 4,157 1,267 Asphalt 9/27 2,801 854 Asphalt
Fulton County Airport at Charlie Brown Field (IATA: FTY, ICAO: KFTY) is a local Class D airport located just west of Atlanta, and run by Fulton County of the U.S. state of Georgia. It is the nearest airport to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (which is just south of Atlanta), and handles much of the general aviation traffic that would otherwise go there. The airport exists below and in close proximity to ATL's Class B airspace.
It is located very near Interstate 20, Interstate 285, and the Chattahoochee River, just outside the Atlanta city limits. It reports ASOS weather conditions 24 hours per day as West Atlanta. It also acted as the nearest backup weather station when Dobbins Air Reserve Base did not report overnight.
Its name comes not from Charlie Brown, the principal character in the comic strip Peanuts by Charles M. Schulz, but from the nickname for former Atlanta politician Charles M. Brown, who served on the city council and county commission during the 1960s. It is also called Charlie Brown Airport or Brown Field (not to be mistaken for the word "brownfield"). On the radio, however, it is referred to as "County Tower" or "County Ground".
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Airports of metro Atlanta CommercialHartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) General aviationCobb County Airport (RYY) • Cherokee County Airport (CNI) • Clayton County Airport (4A7) • Cartersville Airport (VPC) • Gwinnett County Airport (LZU) • Newnan-Coweta County Airport (CCO) • DeKalb-Peachtree Airport (PDK) • Fulton County Airport (FTY) • Paulding County Regional Airport (PUJ) • Falcon Field (FFC) Military PrivateMathis Airport (GA27) ClosedStone Mountain Airport (00A)
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