Feb2023 AVL RoutesThe Asheville Regional Airport (AVL) has consistently ranked as one of the fastest-growing airports in the country, and based on passenger utilization, became the third busiest airport in North Carolina in 2022, which was also the airport’s record year with approximately 1.8 million annual passengers. New routes and route expansions have been announced, with 26 non-stop airport destinations available, many of which are international hubs making connectivity to the world easy to and from AVL.

AIRPORT FAST FACTS ► AVL is located just 12 miles from downtown, offers frequent nonstop flights daily to and from 26 destinations, including numerous international hubs, and is served by six airlines: Allegiant, American, Delta, JetBlue, Sun Country, and United. ► TSA Pre✓® is available at AVL.

NONSTOP DESTINATIONS/CONNECTIONS ► Atlanta, Austin, Baltimore, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago (O'Hare and Midway), Dallas/Ft. Worth, Denver (spring through fall), Destin (summer through October), Ft. Lauderdale, Houston (Hobby), Key West, Las Vegas, Miami (summer), Minneapolis/St. Paul, Newark, New York City (LaGuardia), Orlando/Sanford, Phoenix, Philadelphia, Punta Gorda, Sarasota, St. Pete-Clearwater, Washington, D.C. (National), and West Palm Beach.


With spectacular scenery, a vibrant arts scene, creative culinary options, and inspiring venues of all sizes, Asheville is a top choice for meeting planners and attendees alike. Touting four distinct seasons and a temperate climate, Asheville is a year-round destination for enjoying outdoor adventures and the surrounding natural beauty.

Asheville is also easy to get to, with its convenient location at two major interstates: I-26 and I-40. Just 20 minutes from downtown, the Asheville Regional Airport (AVL) offers non-stop flights and easy connections through major U.S. hubs.

The Explore Asheville team has the insider knowledge to simplify your planning experience. We want to understand your meeting objectives and your attendee demographics to help you design a unique and successful program. With our strategic partnership, we will connect you to Asheville businesses to create the amazing experiences you envision for your meeting attendees.

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