Air

Access to air travel is easy in Morgan County with just short distances to three international airports and two local airports.

Huntsville International Airport (20 minutes)

Located 12 miles northeast of Decatur and 22 miles northeast of Hartselle, Huntsville International Airport provides non-stop service to 11 destinations on six major airlines with approximately 80 daily arrivals and departures. Go to web site.

Birmingham International Airport (1 hour)

Located 87 miles southeast of Morgan County, Birmingham International provides non-stop service to 24 destinations on eight major airlines with more than 120 arrivals and departures daily to major cities throughout the United States. Go to web site.

Nashville International Airport (2 hours)

Located 120 miles north of Morgan County, Nashville International provides non-stop service to 48 destinations on 14 major airlines with numerous arrivals and departures daily to major cities throughout the United States. Go to web site.

Local Airports

Pryor Field, Decatur, AL (Runway length 56100 ft)
Pryor Field Regional Airport, owned by the Decatur-Athens Airport Authority, covers an area of 200 acres with one asphalt paved runway. It is currently the busiest general aviation airport in the State of Alabama as well as one of the busiest general aviation airports in the FAA's Southern Region.

Pryor Regional Airport opened in October 1941 beginning operations as a military training base during World War II. Inactivated on December 28, 1944, declared surplus and turned over to the Army Corps of Engineers on September 30, 1945. Eventually discharged to the War Assets Administration and became a civil airport.

Rountree Field, Hartselle, AL (Runway length 3,599 ft)
Rountree Field is a city-owned, public-use airport covering an area of 62 acres. It has one runway with asphalt pavement.

Air Cargo

The International Intermodal Center is located 12 miles northeast of Decatur and 22 miles northeast of Hartselle. The airport is also home to cargo operators and freight forwards which provide Boeing 747 cargo service to Europe and Mexico. The airport is making minor modifications to its 12,600 and 10,000 foot runways to be able to accommodate Group VI cargo aircraft. Go to web site.