Virginia Airport Spotlight: Leesburg Executive Airport
Welcome to Leesburg Executive Airport at Godfrey Field
Leesburg Executive Airport delivers comprehensive services without the congestion, expense and delays common to larger airports. Whether flying for business or pleasure, you’ll find experienced aviation professionals available to ensure that your plane and your plans are in good hands.
Owned and operated by the Town of Leesburg, the Leesburg Executive Airport (JYO) is the second busiest General Aviation (GA) airport in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Located 35 miles from Washington DC, Leesburg Executive Airport is a designated reliever airport for Washington-Dulles International Airport.
Leesburg Executive Airport has a 5,500 foot grooved asphalt runway with a 70,000-pound dual-wheel capacity. A new Instrument Landing System was commissioned in March 2011, supplementing the existing GPS and WAAS approaches. Precision Approach Path Indicators (PAPIs) and an upgrade of the Automated Weather Observing System (AWOS) was completed in 2012.