The $14.5 million Halifax-Northampton Regional Airport (IXA) opened May 1, 2009. This general aviation airport is just 5 minutes from Interstate 95 and is owned and operated by the Halifax-Northampton Regional Airport Authority. The new airport represents a unique regional partnership involving the counties of Halifax and Northampton and the City of Roanoke Rapids to promote growth and economic development opportunities for the area.
The following facilities are available:
A 5,500' X 100' runway can accommodate private and corporate aircraft. Runway 20 is equipped with a MALSR 1,400-foot medium intensity approach lighting
Our modern terminal building has a spacious lobby and vending area, visitor information center, operations room, offices, conference room, 24-hour pilot lounge, quiet room and other facilities. These facilities provide comfortable amenities found at many larger airports.
Fuel facilities are available self-service 24 hours a day and offer Jet A and 100 LL fuels.
There are 23 T-Hangars located at the Halifax-Northampton Regional Airport. All hangar facilities are currently leased.
AUTOMATED WEATHER OBSERVING SYSTEM (AWOS)
The Halifax-Northampton Regional Airport is equipped with an FAA-certified Automated Weather Observing System (AWOS). Minute-to-minute updates are available to pilots by VHF radio at 119.975 radio. AWOS data is available to off-site users by calling 252-583-3
HALIFAX CORPORATE PARK
A 700-acre industrial park located adjacent to the airport provides an exceptional business location and amenities needed to ensure business success.
Links for aviation-related information:
KIXA on AirNav.com
KIXA on Skyvector.com
Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association: www.aopa.org
North Carolina Division of Aviation: www.ncdot.gov/aviation/
Federal Aviation Administration: www.faa.gov
North Carolina Airports Association: www.ncairports.org
Halifax County Travel Map: dotw-xfer01.dot.state.nc.us/imgdot/DOTStateTravelMap/halifax.jpg