Airport Authority

Authority Members:

1. Danny Hammock, Chairman – appointed by Washington County Board of Commissioners
2. Jim Croome – appointed by City of Sandersville
3. Lee Strickland – appointed by City of Tennille

Kaolin Field Contact Information:

1726 Kaolin Rd
Sandersville, GA 31082

Phone: (478) 552-9136


Information About Kaolin Field – Call Sign: KOKZ


History of Airport Facilities in Washington County/Terminal:

In the 1920’s, a runway was located at the Highway 15 railroad crossing between Sandersville and Tennille. In the 1930’s, there were no improved runways in existence. Between 1940 and 1960, a turf runway was operated by T.I. Harrison and Bud Barron at the present site of the recreation department in Sandersville. In the 1950’s, a runway was located at the “Peach Farm” on Highway 24 East between Sandersville and Davisboro. Another pasture runway, which was used primarily by crop dusters, was located on Highway 24 on the farm currently owned by Dr. Chandler McDavid. Start in 1965 and running into the present, there were several private landing strips, which were not available to transit aircraft. The Kaolin Field Airport was constructed during the 1960’s and continues to serve our community today. The City of Sandersville, the City of Tennille, and Washington County operate this airport and have made numerous improvements over the years, including the recent construction of the current, new terminal building which held its grand opening in July 2011. Kaolin Field is slated to construct a full runway length parallel taxiway. The project is scheduled to begin construction in mid-April.

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Airport Amenities

  • Chevron 100LL AvGas (self serve 24/7) and Jet A available
  • Courtesy Car available –Call contact to inquire about usage














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