Filed Pursuant to Rule 424(b)(3)
                                          Registration Statement No. 333-112843

Prospectus Supplement No. 13

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                9 3/8% Senior Subordinated Secured Notes due 2009
                             Shares of Common Stock

     This prospectus  supplement  supplements the prospectus  dated February 20,
2004 of AirGate PCS,  Inc.,  as  supplemented  by prospectus  supplement  Nos. 1
through 12 dated March 5, March 8, March 10, March 12, March 24, March 30, April
1,  April  14,  April  19,  April 20,  April 27 and May 5,  2004,  respectively,
relating  to the  sale by  certain  holders  of our 9 3/8%  Senior  Subordinated
Secured  Notes due 2009 and shares of our  common  stock.  You should  read this
prospectus  supplement  in  conjunction  with the  prospectus.  This  prospectus
supplement is qualified by reference to the prospectus except to the extent that
the  information  in  this  prospectus  supplement  supersedes  the  information
contained  in  the  prospectus.   Capitalized  terms  used  in  this  prospectus
supplement and not otherwise  defined herein have the meanings  specified in the

     The following line items in the table of Selling  Holders  contained in the
prospectus are hereby amended as follows:

                                                   Principal Amount     Number of Shares        % of Outstanding
                                                       of Notes         of Common Stock           Common Stock
                                                     Beneficially       that may be sold
                                                    Owned that may      -------------------     -------------------
                                                        be sold ($)
Name                                             -------------------
40/86 Advisors
      Managers - High Yield Fund (formerly
      Conseco Fund Group - High Yield Fund)             725,300                  8,528                   *

Lonestar Capital Management
      Lonestar Partners, L.P.                         1,599,900                    0                     *

     Our common stock is quoted on The Nasdaq National Market under the symbol
"PCSA." On May 6, 2004, the reported last sale price per share of our common
stock on The Nasdaq National Market was $19.42.

     Investing in the notes and our common stock involves risks. See "Risk
Factors" beginning on page 4 of the prospectus.


     Neither the Securities and Exchange Commission nor any state securities
commission has approved or disapproved of these securities or passed upon the
accuracy or adequacy of this prospectus. Any representation to the contrary is a
criminal offense.


     The date of this Prospectus Supplement is May 7, 2004