Green Bay-Austin Straubel International Airport (Guide)

Green Bay-Austin Straubel International Airport - (airport codes: IATA: GRB; ICAO: KGRB; FAA LID: GRB) is an international airport, located within the seven miles southwest of downtown Green Bay, Brown County, Wisconsin, the U.S. The airport is located in the village of Ashwaubenon, that is a suburb, populated with approximately 16,900 people. Of Green Bay. GRB serves the Wisconsin area and is under public ownership. Green Bay-Austin Straubel International Airport belongs to Brown County. The airport is a non-hub primary commercial service facility. The airport is named after major Austin Straubel, who was the first aviator from Brown County to lose his life in the Second World War. He passed away on February 3, 1942. The name of the airport was changed on August 17, 2016, to Green Bay-Austin Straubel International Airport.

Information

More about Green Bay-Austin Straubel International Airport (Guide)

Green Bay-Austin Straubel International Airport (Guide)

General Information

Green Bay-Austin Straubel International Airport - (airport codes: IATA: GRB; ICAO: KGRB; FAA LID: GRB) is an international airport, located within the seven miles southwest of downtown Green Bay, Brown County, Wisconsin, the U.S. The airport is located in the village of Ashwaubenon, that is a suburb, populated with approximately 16,900 people. Of Green Bay. GRB serves the Wisconsin area and is under public ownership. Green Bay-Austin Straubel International Airport belongs to Brown County. The airport is a non-hub primary commercial service facility. The airport is named after major Austin Straubel, who was the first aviator from Brown County to lose his life in the Second World War. He passed away on February 3, 1942. The name of the airport was changed on August 17, 2016, to Green Bay-Austin Straubel International Airport.

Capacity

GRB serves Green Bay, Wisconsin area and is the fourth busiest airport, out of eight commercial airports in Wisconsin County. The airport is called "The Gateway to Lambeau," because of a lot of people traveling to Lambeau stadium, which is the home of Green Bay Packers of the NFL.

Green Bay-Austin Straubel International Airport has two passenger terminals, with six gates, two runways, and two fixed-base operators: Jet Air and Executive Air. GRB is spanned on 2,441 acres. At the end of 2018, the airport had about 131 aircraft operations per day. Nowadays, there are 112 aircraft: 18 multi-engine, 76 single-engine, 16 jets, one helicopter, and one ultra-light.

Passenger airlines include American Eagle, Delta Air Lines, Delta Connection, Frontier Airlines, United Express. Cargo airlines are represented by Airnet Express, Freight Runners Express, and Pro Aire Cargo.

History of GRB

The airport holds the name of a major Austin Straubel, who died after 13 years in American aviation, during world war 2 in the Pacific. This facility became the Brown County airport in 1948. In 1965, County completed the building of a new terminal. Due to the new construction, the airport became more extensive and more convenient for passenger traffic.

Throughout history, GRB has been served by multiple airlines, such as North Central Airlines, Republic Airlines, United Airlines, Air Wisconsin, Air Canada, Simmons Airlines, Midway Connection, American Eagle, United Express, Frontier Express, Skyway Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Frontier Airlines, MetJet, Continental Connection and many more.

For a brief period, from 2005 until 2008, GRB served Allegiant Air. Recently, they moved to Appleton International Airport.

By using our site you agree to our use of cookies to deliver a better site experience.