Mission Statement

To provide safe, modern and efficient aviation facilities for the citizens of Stanly County, the State of North Carolina and all aviation users, civilian and military; and for all visitors of the Airport.

  • To provide high quality; value added services to all Airport users in a fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory manner.
  • To continually maintain and develop the Airport, in an environmentally, economically and technically sound manner, as a vital part of the local, state, national and global aviation network.
  • To administer the Airport efficiently and in compliance with all local, state and federal laws and policies regarding airport operations and grant administration, and to consider all available avenues for the development and maintenance of the Airport while being good stewards of the taxpayer’s trust.

Airport Staff

Mr. Ken Swaringen
Airport Director

Ms. Christina Brown
Air Operations Specialist

Mr. Timithy Comer
Chief Air Operations Technician

Mr. Craig Stallings
Chief Air Operations Technician

Mr. Michael Hicks
Air Operations Technician

Mr. Danny King Jr.
Air Operations Technician

Airport Authority Board

Mr. Michael Harwood

Mr. Scott Booth
Vice Chairman

Mr. David Rudisill

Mrs. Jacqueline Plumley

Mr. Scott Efird

Mr. Zach Almond
Commissioner Alternate

Stanly County Airport (VUJ)


43222 Lowder Aviation Parkway
New London, NC 28127