Montgomery Regional Airport (Donnelly Field) (IATA: KMGM, MGM, ICAO: FAA LID: MGM) is located seven miles southwest of Montgomery, the capital of Alabama. The MGM Regional airport has both civil and military use. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) categorized the MGM as a primary service airport. The Montgomery Airport Authority owns Montgomery Regional Airport. The MGM airports used for military and general aviation.
Montgomery Regional Airport serves roughly 350,000 passengers each year and brings more than $1,32 billion in annual economic activity.
Montgomery Regional Airport covers 1,907 acres at an elevation of 221 feet. It has two runways: Runway10/28 is 9,020 by 150 feet, and Runway 3/21 is 4,011 by 150 feet.
Over 338,920 passengers traveled through the airport in 2018.
In 2017, the MGM airport had 71,431 aircraft operations, an average of 199 per day.
Since 1995, the airport's terminal has been extended, renovated and modified several times. In 2006, the size of the MGM terminal was doubled. The main MGM runway and taxiways can accommodate aircraft as large as the Boeing 747 and Antonov124.
Currently, Two major Airlines serving the MGM Regional Airport including:
American Airlines and Delta Airlines.
American Airlines provides Nonstop-service From Montgomery to Dallas (DFW), Charlotte (CLT), and Washington DC (DCA).
The Delta connection provides nonstop service from Montgomery to Atlanta (ATL).
Montgomery Regional Airport hosted the first commercial Air services at Maxwell Field in1910, and It was a military field founded by the Wright Brothers. In 1929, Guinter Field, the first municipal airport, was opened. Eastern Airlines and American Airlines served the airport.
The Donnelly Field opened in 1943, and the field was named for the honor of Montgomery's first Navy pilot Clarence Moore Donnelly.
The Air service at Donnelly Field began in 1946. Later, it was renamed Montgomery Regional Airport.
In 2006, Montgomery Regional Airport finished expanding the new terminal, added several new gates and facilities.