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Springfield/Robertson County Airport
(615) 384-4181

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Springfield/Robertson County Joint Airport Board
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The Springfield/Robertson County Airport is located at 4432 Airport Road, approximately one-half mile west of the intersection of Highway 41 North and Airport Road, north of the Springfield city limits.


The City of Springfield and Robertson County jointly own the Springfield/Robertson County Airport. The Springfield/Robertson County Joint Airport Board has jurisdiction over the airport. Members of the Joint Airport Board must be residents of Robertson County and serve without pay, except for mileage and other lawfully approved expenses incurred in carrying out their duties.

The Joint Airport Board consists of seven (7) members who serve staggered five-year terms and who are appointed by the Springfield Board of Mayor and Aldermen and the Robertson County Commission. In addition, the Robertson County Mayor, Springfield City Manager and the Executive Director of the Springfield/Robertson County Chamber of Commerce serve as nonvoting ex-officio members.

Joint Airport Board members are appointed with due regard for their fitness to serve by having successful business, professional or public service experience, and knowledge of and practical experience in aeronautics.

The City of Springfield and Robertson County share equally in the proportionate expense of operation of the airport and its joint board. The Joint Airport Board is authorized to dispose of and purchase such personal property and equipment as allowed by its budget considerations and in the best operation of the airport itself.

Meetings of the Joint Airport Board are held at 8:00 a.m. on the second Tuesday of each even numbered month at the Airport Terminal.

Springfield/Robertson County Joint Airport Board

Members Representing Term Expires
Bill Stewart County 12/31/16
Mel Carr, Treasurer City/County 12/31/12
Chris Simpkins, Chairman City/County 12/31/16
Marvin Smith City 12/31/14
Glen Roberts County 12/31/15
Lee Scott City/County 12/31/13
Tracy Langston City 12/31/12

Ex-Officio Members Position
Howard Bradley Robertson County Mayor
Paul Nutting Springfield City Manager
Margot Fosnes Executive Director,
Robertson County Chamber of Commerce


McCauley Aviation, Inc. has had a lease agreement with the Joint Airport Board since 1991 for the operation of the airport and its facilities. During this period of time the company has overseen the transition of usage at the airport from ninety-five percent (95%) recreational fliers to over eighty-five percent (85%) industrial, business and commercial use. McCauley Aviation offers flight training and aircraft maintenance, as well as a full line of pilot supplies. Single point fueling is available and the airport is a Shell Aviation contract supplier. Tie-down service overnight is free with the purchase of aviation fuel.


The Springfield/Robertson County Airport has a runway that is 5,006 feet long and 100 feet wide, with parallel taxiways. The airport is a part of the Federal Airway System and has instrument approaches, including a GPS approach and a localizer approach; a ground communications outlet; color weather radar; and PAPI approach lighting. Additional land has been acquired for the future extension of the runway and to protect the facility from incompatible land use. The facility has twenty-four (24) T-hangars, three (3) corporate hangars and one (1) carousel hangar that are available for rent.

Since 9/11, the Joint Airport Board and McCauley Aviation have placed increased emphasis on airport security. In coordination with local law enforcement and disaster response agencies, a security plan has been developed. Perimeter fencing with electronic gates and security flood lighting has also been installed.


Persons desiring to rent hangar space shall execute a hangar lease agreement with McCauley Aviation, Inc. The term of the agreement is for a minimum of one (1) month and will renew automatically from month to month thereafter, subject to thirty (30) days written notice from either party. In addition to the rent, a deposit is required that will be refunded after all rent, assessments and cleanup have been satisfied. The monthly rental rates for hangars are as follows:

T-hangars -$205.00
Commercial hangars - $650.00
Carousel hangar - $169.00


The Tennessee Department of Transportation has on two (2) occasions presented the Springfield/Robertson County Airport with the prestigious Airport of the Year Award. The airport has also earned the department's Front Door Award eight (8) times. This award is presented to airports that reflect community pride and commitment to quality.


Springfield/Robertson County Airport
McCauley Aviation
4432 Airport Road
Springfield, Tennessee 37172

(615) 384-4181 (Phone)
(615) 384-7560 (Fax)
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The City of Springfield does not discriminate based on race, color, or national origin in federal or state sponsored programs, pursuant to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. 2000d). La Ciudad de Springfield no discrimina basado en la carrera, el color ni el origen nacional en federal ni el estado patrocino los programas, para Titular conforme a VI del Acto de Derechos Civiles de 1964 (42 U.S.C. 2000d).


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