Halifax County Airport serves Roanoke Rapids and Halifax County and is owned by the City Of Roanoke Rapids. The airport has more than one runway. The longest is a paved runway extending 4006 feet. The facility is at an elevation of 256 feet at a distance of about 3 miles from Roanoke Rapids.
12/01 Coming to The Roanoke Rapids area Hampton Roads Greek Festival Hampton Roads VA May30-June2 Winner of the Peninsula Gold Award for best outdoor festival in 2012. Virginia Pork Festival Emporia VA June12 The Virginia Pork Festival is one of the East Coast's largest food festivals, combines outstanding pork dishes with continuous live music from multiple stages. Richmond's Original Italian Street Festival Richmond VA September28-29 Richmond's 17th Street Market will be magically transformed into an authentic Italian village for this year’s 8th Annual Italian Festival.