First Time Landing at Mountain Air?

We are excited that you are planning to visit us and are looking forward to seeing you. Below you will find everything you will need to complete in order to be ready to fly into Mountain Air. Once you have completed the short list below, we will provide you with your Prior Permission Required (PPR). When you make your initial call into Mountain Air Unicom, please give them your PPR number at that time. Since this is a private VFR Airport (2NC0), we will need to know in advance that you are welcomed to land at Mountain Air . Below are the items to be completed and turned into us prior to receiving the PPR number.

Pro tip: Landing at Mountain Air is not recommended for new or rusty pilots.

Steps to Fly In to Mountain Air

Flying into Mountain Air is a convenient way to access your mountain getaway. We have established strict procedures in order for all pilots to enjoy a safe arrival and departure from this unique runway.

  1. Study takeoff and landing procedures, videos, and Airport Policy & Procedures on this page
  2. Complete Registration Form
  3. Minimum $1 million liability insurance on the aircraft.  Send in a copy of your aircraft insurance declaration page to Mountain Air POA Administration at
  4. The Mountain Air POA Administrator will have a pilot contact you.
  5. Receive your PPR# from Mountain Air POA Administration prior to landing.

Enjoy your time on the Mountain!

Mountain Air NOTAMS

Please refer to our Facebook page for any short term NOTAMS.

4th of July Airport Closure and Parking Notice to Airman

The Mountain Air Airport will be closed Friday July 2nd at civil sunset till approximately Sunday at 0900 local for 4th of July festivities.

We will be implementing high density parking commencing the first.  Expect to follow guidance for aircraft parking and please leave your brakes off as your aircraft may have to be moved to accommodate more aircraft.  Departures will resume on the 4th after a runway FOD inspection has been completed.  We expect departure to commence approximately 0900 local.

For further information contact Captain Plunkett at (386) 846-3756.

Airstrip Identifier: 2NC0 (Two NC Zero)

Length: 2875 feet

Elevation: 4,436 feet (Highest-elevation runway east of the Mississippi)

Residents: Community of 50+ pilots

Aircraft: Airstrip accommodates small jets to all general aviation aircraft and helicopters

Variety of aircraft already on mountain include King Air, Pilatus, Cirrus, Cessna, Bonanza, Diamond, Eurocopter, and Robinson helicopters

Services: Concierge service is provided through the on-site Pro Shop. No fuel or maintenance.

Close proximity to larger airports with fuel and services: 0A9 (Elizabethton, TN), KAVL (Asheville), KTRI (Johnson City), KSPA (Spartanburg), KHKY (Hickory), KGKT (Gatlinburg), 7A8 (Avery County/Spruce Pine)

Weather stations and cameras on runway accessible via Internet

PLEASE NOTE: private airstrip – advanced permission required

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