Airport Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Plan

On September 26, 2017, the Orange County Board of Supervisors adopted a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Plan and Goal for qualifying projects at the Orange County Airport, in accordance with the regulations of the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) 49 CFR Part 26.

To view the DBE Program in its entirety, including the proposed goal of 5.29% and the methodology used in developing that goal, click here.


The County of Orange, on behalf of the Orange County Airport, hereby announces and posts a proposed overall goal for its Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program for federal fiscal years (FFY) 2020-FY 2022. The proposed goal is 5.29% for all FAA-AIP funded projects in FFY 2020-2022. The draft methodology used in developing the goal is available for inspection during normal business hours at the office of the Assistant County Administrator for Operations, County of Orange, 127 Belleview Avenue, P.O. Box 111, Orange, VA 22960. The draft methodology may also be viewed here. The County will receive and consider public comments on the proposed goal until Saturday, September 28, 2019. Comments may be submitted in writing to the above address or at

For additional information and questions, please contact Kurt Hildebrand, Assistant County Administrator for Operations, at (540) 672-2158 during normal business hours.