Vidalia Regional Airport (IATA: VDI, ICAO: KVDI, FAA LID: VDI) is a city-owned public-use airport located three nautical miles (6 km) southeast of the central business district of the city Vidalia, in Toombs County, Georgia, United States.
== Facilities and aircraft ==
Vidalia Regional Airport covers an area of 1,245 acres (504 ha) at an elevation of 275 feet (84 m) above mean sea level. It has two concrete paved runways: 7/25 measuring 6,003 by 100 feet (1,830 x 30 m) and 14/32 measuring 5,000 by 75 feet (1,524 x 46 m).For the 12-month period ending April 2, 2007, the airport had 17,000 aircraft operations, an average of 46 per day: 94% general aviation and 6% military.
(Airport Infos by Wikipedia)
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