Cobb County International Airport - McCollum Field
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Cobb County is now open to the global market!

The first of its kind in the region, Cobb's U.S. Border and Customs Protection facility opened on June 25, 2015. International flights can now land directly in Cobb.

Cobb's first international arrival
Customs information and pricing

        Hangar Inquiries 770-422-4300

        Service Inquiries 770-422-4300

        Airport Administration 770-528-1615



Airport Overview
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Cobb County International Airport - McCollum Field is a major general aviation reliever airport for Hartsfield-Jackson Airport.

Located only 20 miles northwest of downtown Atlanta, it is convenient to most business and tourist destinations in the region.

The Airport offers first -class service to both business and pleasure aircraft through its full-service FBO. Pilots will find the longest general aviation runway in the metro Atlanta area at 6,305' long, recently reconstructed with concrete.

A full ILS and new High Intensity Runway Lights will assist the pilot in locating the runway in marginal weather conditions.

Aviation Division Facts:
• Runway 9-27   6,305' x 100' concrete
• Control Tower  (0700-2300 local)
• ILS Runway 27 (200'-3/4 mile)
• 300 aircraft based at airport
Executive Fixed-Base Operator
• Rental Cars Available
• Over 500,000 sq. ft. of hangar space



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Construction Updates (as of October 21, 2016)

North Apron and Taxilane Connector Project

The first phase of the four-month project will see the construction of a 350-foot new taxilane connector between the north apron and taxiway A between A1 and A2 to reduce congestion and improve safety of aircraft movements on the north apron. Then work will begin on 6 acres of pavement improvements, including rehabilitating and expanding the north apron between the restaurant and eastward to the control tower.

Work for back filling pipe and testing compaction will continue next week. The northwest apron connector at A1 will be closed periodically. The contractor plans to start work on Phase 2A (full depth milling and resurfacing) on Oct. 31. Phase 2A limits will be from taxi-way edge of Corp ROW westerly to taxi-way edge leading to DLK. Work is scheduled for 25 days, and the area will be closed to aircraft traffic.



MALSF Project

A MALSF is the approach lighting system to be installed on the approach end of Runway 27 (east end of airport). The MALSF consists of a 1,700-foot-long array of lights. The runway lighting is controlled by the air traffic control tower from 0700-2300 and can be switched on by the pilot via radio when the tower is closed. MALSF system will consist of the following light fixture components:

  • - 7 light bars each with 5 steady burning white fixtures
  • - 5 sequence flashing white fixtures
  • - Threshold bar of 18 steady burning green fixtures.

The contractor finished work at the threshold.

*** No Friday night closure ***

Next week, work will consist of grading around and building access road to the shelter.

An additional two-night closure will be required in November to complete the MALSF installation.


Airfield Re-Marking and Rubber Removal Project

The State of Georgia has provided notice that the airport’s airfield re-marking and rubber removal project is tentatively funded.

The Airfield Re-Marking and Rubber Removal Project will include the remarking of the runway, all taxiways, and the south apron. Additionally, the contractor will remove the rubber deposit accumulations on the runway touchdown areas. During the 12-day project, four (4) nighttime closures of the runway will be necessary. Each taxiway will be closed during marking operations on the taxiways, but the runway will remain open during taxiway marking operations which will also take place at night.

Every effort will be made to provide as much advance notice as possible, with a minimum of 72 hours notice prior to a 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. runway closing.

Project information has been sent to the State to prepare funding documents. Grant and contract paperwork could take several weeks to complete.


Master Plan Update

coverThe Airport Strategic Planning Board continues to review information on the Airport Master Plan Update. The Airport Board will advise the County on an appropriate plan for the future development of the airport. The Master Plan Update includes identifying needs over the next 20 years, evaluating potential development options, and identifying airfield improvements needed to meet FAA development/safety standards. Comments are welcome to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Airport Master Plan Update Highlights to Date
Airport Layout Plan Working Draft
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Airport Strategic Planning Board
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The 11 Member Airport Advisory Board assists Cobb County and the Cobb County Board of Commissioners (BOC) with the future development and use of the Airport by providing vision and suggestions.