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Barrow County Airport Authority:

Board Profile: This seven member authority has the responsibility of operating and managing the Barrow County Airport. This general aviation airport, located near Winder and easily accessible to I-85 exit 126, SR 316, and rail, has 374 acres, five corporate hangers, 44 T-hangers, 12 tie-downs, five ground leases with hangers, and other land leases with 20 T-hangers and 15 more tie-downs, a terminal building with pilot's lounge, flight planning facilities, a restaurant (Spitfire Grill), and two concrete runways. Runway 13/31 is 5,500 x 100 and Runway 05/23 is 3,610 x 100 with a precision instrument landing system. The airport also has a fixed base operator, Romanair, which offers fueling and aircraft maintenance services. The airport is also home to the Georgia Army National Guard's 148th Medical Company that provides airfield and medical evacuation services and Aircrane Inc., a construction helicopter operator. The airport's planning consultant is WK Dickson.

George Chip Thompson
770-867-5136
2 Year Term Expiring on 1/31/19
Appointing Authority: Board of County Commissioners, Chairman

Larry Joe Wilburn
770-725-7026
2 Year Term Expiring on 1/31/19
Appointing Authority: Board of County Commissioners, District 1

Sammy Everette
770-560-1680
2 Year Term Expiring on 1/31/19
Appointing Authority: Board of County Commissioners, District 2

Glenn Whitley
770-867-2718
2 Year Term Expiring on 1/31/19
Appointing Authority: Board of County Commissioners, District 3

Keith Oliver
2 Year Term Expiring on 1/31/19
Appointing Authority: Board of County Commissioners, District 4

Jerry Thompson
770-338-1629
2 Year Term Expiring on 1/31/19
Appointing Authority: Board of County Commissioners, District 5

Johnnie Wendel
770-867-5532
2 Year Term Expiring on 1/31/19
Appointing Authority: Board of County Commissioners, District 6

Qualification of Members: each member must be a resident of the county commission district from which the member is appointed. The Chairman's appointment must be a resident of the county. All members must be a county resident for at least five years, cannot hold elected office or be an employee of the county until after one year.

Meeting Schedule: Meetings are held on the third Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. at the Barrow County Airport, 841 Ronald Wood Road in Winder. Contact: Wanda Mitchell, Airport Supervisor, at 770-307-3013