ABY Airport - Southwest Georgia Regional Airport ( Albany , GA )



ABY AIRPORT OVERVIEW, HISTORY & CONTACT

Southwest Georgia Airport ABY

Overview

Southwest Georgia Regional Airport is a public airport 4 miles southwest of Albany, in Dougherty County, Georgia, in the United States.

ABY airport covers 980 acres (397 ha). ABY is owned by the City of Albany.

Airport Stats & Facts

  • The National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems categorized it as a primary commercial service airport.
  • ABY is the closest airport to Darton and LaGrange Colleges, as well as the Marine Corps Logistics Base.

Airport Traveling Tips

  • Passengers are recommended to arrive at least 2 hours prior to the scheduled flight departure.
  • To ensure a hassle-free check-in process, passengers should pack carry-on luggage in a suitable manner, have photo ID ready, and read all the airline guidelines properly prior to arriving at the airport.
  • Before heading to the airport for a flight, please have a look at the ABY Airport map.

Passenger Pickup and Drop-off

  • Passengers can be dropped off outside the terminal, and remember no stopping or unattended vehicles are allowed.
  • Also, when picking up or dropping off passengers you can use the public parking lot, where the first one hour is free.

Flight Status

  • For arriving flights: Arrival flight status provides the arrival times, gate information, delays, and time to land for the Southwest Georgia Airport.
  • For departing flights: Departing flight status lists scheduled vs actual departure, gate information, map tracking, and flight delays.
  • To get the best fares, book a flight at ABY here.

Airport Terminals

Southwest Georgia Regional Airport has one main terminal. It consists of check-in areas, help desks, restrooms, etc.

Airlines Served

There is only one airline - Delta Connection, served at Albany Airport.

Airport Parking

Short-Term Parking

Short-Term Parking is a convenient parking option at ABY Airport.

Rates:

0-60 Minutes - Free

Each additional hour - $3

Daily Maximum - $12

Long-Term Parking

In the long-term parking also, the first hour is free.

Rates:

Each additional hour - $2

Daily Maximum - $8.00

Lost Ticket Fee - $150

Ground Transport

For ground transportation, passengers can choose between car rentals and taxis after arriving at Southwest Georgia Regional Airport.

Car Rentals

There are many car rental providers available at the airport including Avis, Budget, Hertz, and more.

Taxis

The different taxi can service providers at ABY include Albany Quality Cab Company, Friendly Cab Company, and Albany Veteran Cab Company.

Amenities & Services

For visitors to have a great stay, Albany Airport provides plenty of amenities and services including:

  • Store, gift shops, and local souvenir shops.
  • Restaurants, bars, and cafes.
  • Shoeshine stations, and massage bars.
  • Free Wi-Fi internet throughout the airport.
  • Multiple art installations and exhibits on display.
  • Vending machines, and banks/ATMs.

Contact Information

Address: 3905 Newton Rd, Albany, GA 31701, USA

Website: http://flyaby.com/

Contact: info@flyaby.com

Phone: (229) 430-5175

Southwest Georgia Airport: A Brief History Timeline

  • Albany Airport was opened in 1935.
  • In 1940 the United States Army Air Corps established civil pilot training schools at airports in the southeast, with its moderate weather.
  • In September 1945 control of the airfield was turned over to the City of Albany, and Eastern resumed service in 1945.
  • In 1959 a new terminal building was completed and named in honor of Mayor Bill McAfee, who died recently.
  • In the year ending July 30, 2011, the airport had 34,980 aircraft operations, an average 95 per day.

Airport FAQs

Q: Is Southwest Georgia Regional Airport the same as ABY?

A: Yes. While the official name is Southwest Georgia Regional Airport, it is also referred to by its IATA code ABY.

Q: How do I reserve the airport conference room for business meetings at ABY?

A: To reserve the airport conference room for business meetings, please call the Airport Administration Office at 229-302-1500 for more information.

Q: Are there any restaurants at Southwest Georgia Regional Airport?

A: No. There is no restaurant in the airport, however, there are vending machines fully stocked for your convenience.