Business View Magazine | June 2019

191 BUSINESS VIEW MAGAZINE JUNE 2019 The LUMBERTON Regional Airport T he Lumberton Regional Airport is a general aviation, public-use airport located less than four miles west of the central business district of Lumberton, a city in Robeson County, North Carolina. The Airport covers an area of 485 acres and has two asphalt runways – 5,502 X 150 feet, and 5,003 X 75 feet. The original airport in Lumberton was set to be replaced in 1940 after the city passed a bond referendum for construction of a new facility but, “When the war broke out, the War Department leased out the land and finished building the airport,” recounts Airport Manager, Troy Gammon. “It’s a typical World War II airport. It had three runways; we still have two active runways, and the remnants of the third one built by the military.” The Airport was turned back over to the City of Lumberton after the war. In 1952, the first FBO was built to service the commercial piston aircraft that flew between New York We have the capability