A “hassle-free general aviation gateway” is how the jet charter airport in Springfield, Robertson County, Tennessee describes itself. This year-round airport is conveniently located just 30 miles from “Music City” Nashville. It’s an excellent alternative to landing at the busy Nashville international airport.
Springfield was established in 1798 as a prime tobacco-growing region. The city was officially incorporated in 1819, and continued to develop as an agricultural hub. Wheat, corn, cattle and other farm products propelled the economy through the next two centuries. Robertson County is now home to 70,000 people, of which, Springfield has 16,000 residents.
Modern Springfield is a unique hybrid of high-tech research and manufacturing, while staying firmly rooted in local agricultural products. Electrolux Home Products is the community’s largest employer. However, all sectors are represented, including health-care facilities, post-secondary education and outdoor recreation services.
Visitors can bring their clubs to enjoy the Raymond Floyd Signature golf course. Hiking and cycling are also popular activities, with numerous rural and heritage trails available to outdoor enthusiasts.
The jet charter airport is just 3 miles from Springfield, and is popular with pilots and travelers alike. Pilots appreciate the heated hangars and comfy pilot lounge area with work tables for planning. Passengers enjoy the facility’s meeting rooms, limousine and concierge services. It is a clean, well-run terminal that takes pride in customer service.