Auburn University Regional Airport – AUO Auburn
Auburn University Regional Airport (AUO) is a public airport located 2.5 miles from Auburn, Alabama and was known as Auburn-Opelika Robert G. Pitts Airport. AUO is situated in Lee County and does not offer commercial services from Auburn.
This airport is owned by Auburn University and in 2009, the university’s Board of Trustees voted to change the name from Auburn-Opelika Robert G. Pitts Airport to Auburn University Regional Airport. The airport’s facilities are continuously improved to serve the passengers better including the people flying in to watch the football games.
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AUO was built in 1930 to serve the town of Auburn and its surrounding cities including Columbus. In its early days, AUO was just a grass field with a single airplane. Fast forward, AUO Airport now services 55 aircrafts and is the base of Auburn University’s Department of Aviation.
Over the years, improvements were done to the airport including an extension of the runway and a new building to make the facilities more modern. In September 2010, a new airport terminal was opened.
What to Do & Area Attractions
Visitors who are flying into Auburn have the option to use Columbus Airport (CSG). The distance between AUO and CSG is only 37 miles in between and a 40-minute drive. CSG mainly serves Columbus and is the fourth busiest airport in Georgia.
There are plenty of accommodations in Auburn and many of them are near the airport. The Quality Inn University Area and the Hilton Garden Inn Auburn are just two of the hotels with superb reviews. Both hotels are located within 2-mile radius from the AUO Airport.
On this page it is easy to search for Auburn, AL airport hotels, we have listed hotels, airport motels,
resorts, inns in order of proximity, closest airport lodging options are listed first. Auburn, AL, United States (AUO-Auburn-Opelika Robert G. Pitts) airport
area map also gives you guidance on the distance of these hotels from the AUO airport.
Most of these AUO
hotels are designed to serve frequent travelers. If you are on business trip or family vacation or if your flight is delayed
and you need an overnight stay near the airport. Some of these Auburn, AL
motels have passenger pick up or free airport shuttle service which you can take advantage of.
Some of the main attractions in the area around the AUO airport are Heath Park, Bull Creek Golf Course, and Heath Park.
Map of Auburn, AL Hotels
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Weather Forecast for Auburn, AL, United States (AUO-Auburn-Opelika Robert G. Pitts)
If you planning to travel to Auburn, AL, United States (AUO-Auburn-Opelika Robert G. Pitts), here is your 6-day travel weather forecast to make sure you have all the essentials needed during your stay.
Start your day when the sunrises at 12:32 PM.
The temperature feels like 49 with a humidity level of 57 so dress accordingly.
Cloud coverage is 7 percent with visibility at 7.4 percent.
Today’s UV index is 5, don’t forget the sunscreen if you need it!
Today’s winds are traveling east-southeast at a speed of 6 MPH. At the end of the day don’t miss the sunset at 11:20 PM.
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What are the most common amenities for Auburn, AL AUO airport hotels?
Airport hotels have useful amenities for frequent travelers like free AUO airport shuttle service, 24 hour in-room dinning,
late check-in and check-out and free breakfast. For business traveler amenities like
free wifi and meeting rooms are helpful. Most common amenities are Vending Machines, Complimentary Breakfast
and Complimentary Breakfast.
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