Business View Magazine | June 2019

170 BUSINESS VIEW MAGAZINE JUNE 2019 THE HUB OF THE REGION AT A GLANCE EVANSVILLE REGIONAL AIRPORT WHAT: A commercial and general aviation airport WHERE: Three miles north of Evansville, in Vanderburgh County, Indiana WEBSITE: E vansville Regional Airport (EVV) is a commercial and general aviation airport located three miles north of Evansville in Vanderburgh County, Indiana. The original airport, built in 1928 on 260 acres, had a small terminal, a weather bureau, a hangar, boundary lights, and two runways. The airport moved to its current location in 1989 and, today, EVV covers an area of 1,250 acres with three asphalt runways, the longest of which is 8,021 feet. EVV is owned and administered by the Evansville/Vanderburgh Airport Authority, along with a Board of Directors appointed by Evansville’s Mayor and Vanderburgh County’s Board of Commissioners. The airport authority employs 53 people with approximately 300 total employees working campus-wide in various airport services and business roles. EVV is served by four airlines with seven nonstop routes: Delta (Atlanta and Detroit), American Airlines (Charlotte, Chicago and Dallas/Fort Worth), United (Chicago), and Allegiant (Orlando and seasonal destinations). Evansville Regional is also home to more than 40 general aviation aircraft. According to Airport Director, Nate Hahn, most of the GA hangar space is leased through the Airport’s Fixed Base Operator (FBO) Tri-State Aero. “They handle all the T-hangars and most of our multi-use hangars,” he explains. “We have land available for development and a part of