Built in 1939 and served as a training airport for the cadets that were receiving their flight instruction at Gordon Military College. Today, the airport serves private and corporate aircraft including small jets with a 3,701-foot x 75-foot paved and lighted runway that will accommodate aircraft up to 26,000 pounds. The facility is also equipped with a beacon, runway lights, threshold lights and REIL's. Griffin CTAF/UNICOM frequency was updated to 123.075 on May 15, 2003. Griffin AWOS is 119.750. Services provided include aircraft repair & painting; tie down; charter service for freight and passengers; T-hangars; Av Gas 100 LL and JET-A fuel; restrooms and auto rental. Private or recreational flying accounts for approximately 55% of the activity at the airport, while commercial use accounts for about 45%.