Outside sign and parking lot at SBY Airport

SBY Airport

In 1940, Wicomico County and the City of Salisbury began construction of the airport under a joint agreement with the Federal Works Progress Administration. Originally encompassing 695 acres, the project cost $1.5 million. Today, the airport spans roughly 1,000 acres, making it the second largest in the state of Maryland.


6,400 feet
MAIN RUNWAY


38 miles
TO WALLOPS ISLAND

27 miles
TO BEACHES

Administration

Airport Managment

Tony Rudy, Manager
Chris Davidson, Assistant Manager
John Psota, Acting County Executive -County Administrator

Airport Commission

Calvin D. Peacock, Chairman
Matthew E. Creamer, Vice Chairman
R. Wayne Strausburg
Gerard J. DiCairano
Nola M. Arnold

Wicomico County Council Representative

John Cannon

Salisbury City Council Representative

April Jackson

Worcester County Representative

James "Bud" Church



Economic Impact

The Salisbury Regional Airport (SBY) is centrally located on the Delmarva Peninsula near the crossroads of two major highways, US 50 and US 13. The airport supports American Airlines scheduled service, FEDEX cargo service, Maryland State Police helicopter operations, and a wide range of general-aviation activities, including corporate-jet operations, primary flight training, on-demand charter service, and light-plane business and recreational flying. Directly and indirectly, the airport supports 1,300 jobs and generates annual revenue of $84 million.

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