McCollum Field Makes Air Travel Easy
Cobb County Airport - McCollum Field RYY is a public airport located in Georgia near to the City of Kennesaw. There are numerous accomodations and rental car facilities available nearby, along with shopping, dining, entertainment and historical sightseeing. McCollum Field is only a short drive to the Historical Square in Marietta and only 21 miles northwest of the central business district of Atlanta.
The airport has 358 aircraft based on it: 251 single engine, 55 multi-engine, 39 jet aircraft and 13 helicopters. 49 percent of operations are single engine and 49 percent are multi-engine. Only 1 percent of operations are air taxi. No major commercial airlines service Cobb County Airport, but there are two charter companies and two major fixed-base operators. Aerial tours are very popular at the airport, as the Appalachian Mountains are less than a 30-minute flight away.
McCollum Field is owned by Cobb County, operated by the County Department of Transportation characterizing it as a municipal airport. It is managed by a full-time, professional airport manager. The airport employs almost 185 people, and had an annual economic impact of more than $47 million to the local economy in 2002.
McCollum Field in Cobb County has numerous facilities and companies that provide services on-site.
- Full Service Aircraft Storage
- Air Charter
- Turbine Maintenance
- Aircraft Sales
- Air Ambulance
- Aircraft Maintenance
- Flight School - both airplane and helicopter
- Airplane Rides
- Hellicopter Rides
- Bi-plane Rides
- Restaurant and Bar