Lee Gilmer Memorial Airport

Airport Map (JPG) Opens in new windowThe Lee Gilmer Memorial Airport is owned and operated by the City of Gainesville's Public Works Department. The airport offers 81 T-Hangars and 12 Corporate Hangars which are available to lease for both private and corporate aircraft.

The Lee Gilmer Memorial Airport consists of two runways. Runway 11/29 is 4,001 feet long and runway 5/23 is 5,500 feet long with Medium Intensity Approach Lighting System (MALSR) and Instrument Landing System (ILS).



Champion Aviation is the Airport Fixed Base Operator (FBO) which provides aircraft fueling, tie down spaces and shared corporate aircraft storage. Lanier Aircraft Maintenance provides aircraft repair services and Lanier Flight Center provides flight training. Lanier Flight Center also provides self-serve 100LL aircraft fueling.

Hangar Pricing

HangerCost per MonthAverage Waitlist Time
A to H$256.546 years
AA to BB, Corporate HangarsCall for Pricing
CC$681.1412-18 months
DD$490.4224-30 months
J to K$320.686 years
L$435.9315 years

Airport Hangar Waitlist

At this time, vacancy is limited so we encourage you to fill out the Airport Hangar Waitlist and be added to the waitlist. View an alternate printable form (PDF) to mail.


Gilmer Flying Service hangar

Lee Gilmer is considered to be the local aviation pioneer in this region. The airport is named in his honor.

The front of the first office used by Gilmer Flying Service.

The first office used by Gilmer Flying Service. The Navy built it during World War II.

A side view of Gilmer flying Service's first office.

"It's Safer to FLY" says the side of Gilmer Flying Service's first office.

Visit Airport History to learn more.