Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport (ROA)

Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport (ROA)

5202 Aviation Dr NW (at Towne Square Blvd. NW), Roanoke, VA 24012, United States

Based on 83 votes

People have mixed feelings about this place

  • What you need to know
    Desi S.
    "First flight of the day already delayed."(5 Tips)
    Tracy E.
    "Small check"(4 Tips)
    Cody M.
    "If you're flying to Atlanta from here....DRIVE"(2 Tips)
    Brandee D.
    "Sunday morning flights, be prepared for a 30 minute wait at security"(2 Tips)
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  • Brandee D.

    Sunday morning flights, be prepared for a 30 minute wait at security

    Brandee D · September 14, 2014
  • Robert M.

    5 minutes from parking to gate...can't beat it

    Robert McAden · September 14, 2014
  • Ken W.

    Quickest check-in, security check, in the United States

    Ken Walker · August 8, 2014
  • Tom A.

    Security checkpoint opens at 4:35am...

    Tom A. · March 20, 2014
  • Kay Craigie

    Don't expect the parking lot bus to pick you up.

    Kay Craigie · January 14, 2014
  • Philip B.

    Pseudo TSA pre-check. Get an orange card and bypass the porno scanner!

    Philip Balister · October 21, 2013
  • Eric W.

    One plane lands at a time, yet it take 30 min to get checked luggage.

    Eric W · May 11, 2013
  • Marred J.

    The little cafe after security has PBR!

    Marred Jones-Sellick · May 5, 2013
  • Jeremy H.

    Small airport? Sure. Shouldn't take longer than 10 minutes to get through security, though

    Jeremy Hart · March 30, 2013
  • Bryce A.

    Don't have expectations

    Bryce Adams · March 29, 2013
  • Erik

    No sky club :(

    Erik · March 23, 2013
  • John M.

    6 gates total. Be wary of flight delays from fog.

    John Moon · December 29, 2012
  • Amanda H.

    They require shirt and shoes, so don't leave home without them.

    Amanda H · November 26, 2012
  • Lauren W.

    security can be a pain in the ass. I had to wait 15 minutes for their female assistant to show up and search me because I had an unidentified hard drive in my bag (camera) and almost missed my flight

    Lauren Walkup · October 11, 2012
  • Rachel V.

    If you can avoid it, try not to fly to Atlanta from here. The hold ups are never ROA's fault, and always ATL's.

    Rachel V · October 2, 2012
  • Kay Craigie

    The bus from the parking lot to the terminal does not run as advertised. Plan on walking. They have x-ray for checked baggage now. TSA lines are short but many travelers inexperienced & cause delays.

    Kay Craigie · September 28, 2012
  • Rachel L.

    Check in and TSA are a breeze. Long term parking is cheap. Always fly allegiant!

    Rachel L · August 16, 2012
  • Philip B.

    Opt at of the porno scanners. We can stop the madness!

    Philip Balister · August 12, 2012
  • Nick D.

    TSA agents think they own you here. At least make sure they have your consent before they pat you down.

    Nick Dillon · June 27, 2012
  • Phillip J.

    New Scanners are slowing down TSA, still not too bad...

    Phillip Jones · June 26, 2012
  • Glen H.

    Be prepared to be slapped in the face if you use the mens restroom below the escalators...

    Glen Hubbard · June 16, 2012
  • imarketingmix

    No hot food available beyond security.

    imarketingmix · May 4, 2012
  • Nest Realty NRV

    Congrats! You're only 30 minutes from the beautiful New River Valley!

    Nest Realty NRV · April 17, 2012
  • Sabrina G.

    If you drive and park in long term parking, catch the shuttle versus walking a mile with your bags.

    Sabrina Garcia · April 12, 2012
  • Rob S.

    Eat in the Cafe outside security. Once you go through, there isn't anything decent to eat.

    Rob Sullivan · March 29, 2012
  • Allegiant Travel

    Stay connected with the FREE Wi-Fi!

    Allegiant Travel · March 9, 2012
  • Michael L.

    Worst airport I have ever been to! 4 flights over two weeks and delays totaling 53 hours... non of which were weather related.

    Michael Leb · February 29, 2012
  • Rachel W.

    Some of the nicest people work here. If it's not busy, chat them up!

    Rachel Witkovsky · February 12, 2012
  • Jennifer P.

    Small, but sufficient

    Jennifer Pritchett · January 29, 2012
  • Heidi G.

    No need to go too early. Park rental, drop off keys, check luggage, get passed security, & to your gate under 30 minutes.

    Heidi Gilbride · January 27, 2012
  • Desi S.

    First flight of the day already delayed. Great.

    Desi Sowers · January 19, 2012
  • Tina D.

    The only airport in the world where the TSA agents smile and say "hello". Be nice back to them.

    Tina Dodelin Merritt · January 10, 2012
  • Leah R.

    Fantastic airport to be running late to, especially the early morning flights security and check in do not take much time at all!

    Leah R · January 5, 2012
  • Laryssa A.

    I'm yet to ever fly out of here on time. At least US Airways is consistently late.

    Laryssa Alexa · December 25, 2011
  • Alex C.

    Vending machines with snacks and beverages by the restrooms on the first floor

    Alex Cioaka · December 22, 2011
  • Nathan R.

    Domestic drafts are $7 in the cafe/snack bar, but they're a good size.

    Nathan Ross · November 26, 2011
  • Tina D.

    Catch a plane. They have them here.

    Tina Dodelin Merritt · November 13, 2011
  • Leslie

    Easy airport to fly in & out. Nestled in the mountains & has beautiful views. Read more

    Leslie · October 25, 2011
  • Leslie

    Beautiful small airport nestled in the mountains. Read more

    Leslie · October 25, 2011
  • J. Michael G.

    Eat before you come. Overpriced bar. Refrigerated 8 day old sandwiches. Don't let anyone tell you different

    J. Michael Gardner · October 17, 2011
  • Marty R.

    Had to order my buffalo salad 4 times before they figured out I wanted the salad! Kept bringing me the sandwich.

    Marty Riley · October 13, 2011
  • Cody M.

    If you're flying to Atlanta from here....DRIVE

    Cody McCraw · September 11, 2011
  • Steve O.

    Stop and say Hi to me, Steve at the National/Alamo car rental counter.

    Steve O · September 4, 2011
  • Jody W.

    Pretty chill security and free wifi. No food in the terminal.

    Jody White · September 2, 2011
  • Tony O.

    Don't go to you gate until you need to, stay at the lounge outside the checkpoint. Security is a breeze and the cafe inside the TSA checkpoint doesn't take credit cards! What is this the 19th century

    Tony Owens · August 4, 2011
  • MC F U

    Expect delays!!! When flying us air

    MC F U · July 18, 2011
  • Dylan M.

    Security was horrid. Seemed like they needed more machinex for the 5 am sunday morning rush

    Dylan Melling · July 17, 2011
  • Julia W.

    Small airport - don't assume you can rush through security as most flights all leave at the same time so a rush of ppl.

    Julia W. · June 26, 2011
  • Maximiliano L.

    There is no food in the terminal...

    Maximiliano Lopez · June 5, 2011
  • Ben C.

    Dont rush to baggage claim.. ROA is incredibly slow when it comes to getting your bags to you

    Ben Chapman · June 5, 2011

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