Welcome to the Stanly County Airport (VUJ)
Stanly County, one of sixteen counties’s making up the Charlotte Region, an area encompassing parts of both North and South Carolina with Charlotte as its hub, stretches 109 miles north to south and 115 miles east to west.
It is home to over 2.3 million people and is centrally located between the northeast, Midwest and southern Florida markets.
With well over five million people living within a 100-mile radius of Charlotte, the Charlotte Region stands as the nation’s fifth largest urban region.
Further, an unmatched 62% of the US population lives within a 650 radius of Charlotte – a day’s drive or a short 90-minute flight.
The scenic Blue Ridge Mountains are only two hours to the west, and just three hours to the southeast lie the beaches of North and South Carolina, some of the most beautiful in the world.
Within the Region’s boundaries are a variety of wonderful living options, and opportunity for growth which stand above any other region in the country.
Just forty-two miles northeast of Charlotte is Stanly County.
Boasting an abundant existing supply of water and sewer and strong “right to work” philosophy, the area presents a truly friendly and productive atmosphere to relocating businesses.
Our county offers many features attractive to industry including our modern, towered airport with available industrial property to include the “Prime Power Park” around a 5,500 runway.
Being a part of the beautiful Uwharrie Lakes Region, Stanly County offers over 10,000 acres of lakes and 175 miles of shoreline situated within the Uwharrie Mountains, the nation’s oldest mountain range.
Local business leaders in Stanly County will speak openly regarding the favorable labor force availability and community support.
Newcomers to Stanly County will find that quality of life, low property cost and low taxes combine with quick access to major metropolitan areas to provide an ideal area for living and working.