Posted on December 20th, 2022
Fulton County Airport is 6 miles west of downtown Atlanta‘s central business district. It is also known as the Charlie Brown Field, and other lesser-used names are the Charlie Brown Airport or Brown Field.
The airport consists of 985 acres and has three runways; the longest is 5,796 feet. There are currently about 100 aircraft and helicopters based full-time at KFTY. Two fixed-base operators (FBOs) provide private terminal buildings for passengers, plane side boarding, aircraft refueling, rental cars, and ground transportation.
Brown Field is a general aviation reliever for Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport and on the ground is 15 miles northwest of ATL. ASOS produces weather forecasts on-site 24 hours a day as “West Atlanta.” Private jets and general aviation traffic are about 165 flights daily or 56,000 annually at FTY. FTY serves metro Atlanta as a designated reliever airport and is open 24 hours. Private aviation at FTY includes business jets, corporate jets, private air charters, aircraft maintenance, and personal planes.
Airport Codes: FTY (FAA and IATA), KFTY (ICAO)
Lat/Long: N33-46.7 / W084-31.3
Operating Hours: 24-Hours
FBO: There are 2 fixed-based operators (FBOs) offering 24-hour services.
Runways: 8/26 – 5,796 ft. long is the longest runway.
U.S. Customs: Yes, Including Pre-Clearance
Address: 3952 Aviation Cir NW, Atlanta, GA 30336