Airport Authority

The Airport Authority acts in an administrative capacity and is vested with the authority to control, lease, maintain, construct, improve, operate, and regulate the airport or landing field. It has the authority to operate the joint County/City airport. For any questions or further information about the airport or the Airport Authority board and public meetings, please contact Airport Manager Joe Tate at 704-735-0602 or via email

The City of Lincolnton appoints one board member to the Airport Authority. 

Click here for more info on City of Lincolnton board vacancies. For questions about Lincolnton Appointed Boards & Commissions, application submissions, or vacancies, please contact the City Clerk: Daphne Ingram, (704) 736-8980 ext. 2281, or by email.

Lincolnton/Lincoln County Airport

714 Jack Dellinger Dr.
Iron Station, NC 28080

Phone: (704) 735-0602

Hours:  8am to 7pm, Monday through Sunday

The IPJ Airport is a relief airport for the Charlotte / Douglas International Airport serving the corporate customer and the private pilot in every possible way. The Lincolnton/Lincoln County Airport provides the following services:

  • Aviation gas and jet fuel
  • Pilot supplies
  • After hours Pilot's lounge
  • Aircraft rental and maintenance
  • Aircraft storage and tie-down space
  • On-site courtesy car
  • DUATS computer weather
  • DTN weather service