CANTON, GA (May 28, 2024) – The Cherokee County Airport Authority will host a ribbon cutting and retirement celebration Wednesday, June 5, at 2:00 p.m. The public is invited to attend.


WHAT: Airport improvements ribbon cutting
WHEN: Wednesday, June 5, at 2:00 p.m.
WHERE: Cherokee County Regional Airport, 1350 Bishop Road, Ball Ground

The ribbon cutting celebrates the 25-foot widening of the runway, making it 100 feet wide and 5,002 feet long. The Airport Authority also recently added taxiway and lighting improvements.

Cherokee County Regional Airport photos provided to Enjoy Cherokee Magazine by Candi Hannigan


In addition to the ribbon cutting, the Airport Authority will honor Chairman Dick Hall for his 19 years of service to the Board. He has served as chairman for two of the 19 years.

Please RSVP to Vice Chairman John Marinko at




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