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Springfield/Robertson County Airport
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Springfield/Robertson County Airport

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LOCATION
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.

 

JURISDICTION
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 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 Wednesday of each even numbered month at the Airport Terminal.

Springfield/Robertson County Joint Airport Board

Members Representing Term Expires
Sam Chitty, Chairman County 12/31/16
Mel Carr, Treasurer City/County 12/31/17
Chris Simpkins City/County 12/31/16
Marvin Smith City 12/31/14
Glen Roberts County 12/31/15
Lee Scott City/County 12/31/18
Neil Petersen City 12/31/17


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

 

MANAGEMENT
Wingnuts Aviation, LLC has had a lease agreement with the Joint Airport Board since February 2014 for the operation of the airport and its facilities. Single point fueling is available and the airport is a Phillips 66 supplier. Tie-down service overnight is free with the purchase of aviation fuel.

Wingnuts Aviation offers a full service maintenance facility and provides top notch fixed based operations to incoming aircraft and local hanger residents. Wingnuts Aviation has partnered with Harmony Air to provide flight training.

 

CONFIGURATION AND DESIGN
The Springfield/Robertson County Airport has a runway that is 5500 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. The facility has thirty-four (34) T-hangars, three (3) corporate hangars and one (1) carousel hangar that are available for rent.

Since 9/11, the Joint Airport Board has 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.

 

HANGAR RENTAL AGREEMENTS
Persons desiring to rent hangar space shall execute a hangar lease agreement with the Joint Airport Board. 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 -$225.00
Commercial hangars - $1100.00
Carousel hangar - $190.00

 

RECOGNITION
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.

 

CONTACT
Springfield/Robertson County Airport
Wingnuts Aviation
4432 Airport Road
Springfield, Tennessee 37172
(615) 384-3200 (Phone)
Email Wingnuts Aviation

   

 

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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