Washington Redskins running back Robert Kelly (22) slips between Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive end Noah Spence (57) and cornerback Alterraun Verner (21) during the first quarter of an NFL preseason football game Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016, in Tampa, Fla. (Jason Behnken/AP)

If Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) succeeds in bringing the Redskins’ next stadium to Virginia, then there’s a fair chance that the roar of the crowd would be rivaled by the roar of jet engines at Dulles International Airport.

That’s because one of the most likely sites for a Virginia stadium is in Loudoun County near a noisy Dulles runway, according to local officials and business leaders.

A new stadium in Virginia would almost certainly be built in Loudoun, according to a panel of top local elected officials at a Northern Virginia “summit” last week.

That would dismay some Redskins fans in the District and Maryland, who would face much longer trips than to the Redskins’ current home at FedEx Field in Prince George’s County.

But if Virginia beats out the District and Maryland to get the new stadium, Loudoun appears to be the only county that has enough undeveloped space near a Metro station to accommodate it.

Leaders of Fairfax, Prince William and Arlington counties and the city of Alexandria were unanimous in saying at the event Wednesday that they wouldn’t want the team in their own jurisdictions.

Loudoun Board of Supervisors Chairwoman Phyllis J. Randall (D) was the only one who left open the prospect of hosting a stadium — while cautioning that the discussion was “a little premature.”

Later in the week, other Loudoun officials expressed enthusiasm about the idea and discussed possible sites near future Metro stations along the Silver Line.

“Any discussion about growth for the Redskins is a discussion that we want to be part of,” Buddy Rizer, executive director of the county’s Department of Economic Development, said Friday.

No negotiations were underway, he said, but the county could be interested in building a stadium as part of a bigger development including an amphitheater, convention center and hotels.

“We would be looking for an opportunity to jump-start a development that would include not only a stadium,” Rizer said. “We are still in the discovery stages. We don’t know if it’s a good deal or not a good deal.”

Beth Erickson, president of Visit Loudoun, the county’s designated tourism arm, also was supportive.

“Any development that truly drives demand and visitor spending is an important project to consider,” she said.

Still, a plan to locate the stadium in Loudoun would face local opposition, especially because of worries it would add to congestion.

“I think there would be as much skepticism as a welcoming attitude, and I think that would be built around the traffic issue,” said Tony Howard, president of the Loudoun Chamber of Commerce. He favored studying the idea, partly because a stadium “would be outstandingly beneficial” for Loudoun’s reputation.

The Redskins signaled their intent earlier this year to leave FedEx Field and move elsewhere in the region. Team owner Daniel Snyder has not said publicly where he’d like to go. He apparently hopes to encourage Virginia, Maryland and the District to compete to make the best offer.

McAuliffe last week renewed his pitch for the Redskins’ next stadium to be built in Virginia. He touted his state’s advantages in a spirited talk at a team luncheon.

McAuliffe’s point man on the issue, Secretary of Commerce and Trade Maurice Jones, said Virginia has options outside Loudoun for a stadium location. But he acknowledged Loudoun’s advantages as the county that already hosts the team’s headquarters and practice facility.

“It clearly makes sense as a place for the Redskins stadium to be. There’s already a strong relationship between the Loudoun community and the Redskins . . . but it’s not Virginia’s only alternative,” Jones said.

Redskins spokesman Tony Wyllie declined to comment beyond saying, “Right now we are focused on our home opener” on Sept. 12.

A potential location in Loudoun that is drawing considerable interest is the area around the future Loudoun Gateway Metro station by Route 606 on the airport’s northern outskirts.

Because of the noise there, it’s not an attractive site for the kind of dense, mixed-use residential and commercial development that planners usually want to place near a Metro station.

But a stadium, combined with related entertainment and hospitality facilities, could work there.

“If it’s Loudoun, if I were a betting man, then I would say there’s no other option than the Loudoun Gateway station area,” said Howard, the chamber of commerce head.

Supervisor Matthew F. Letourneau (R-Dulles), who chairs the board’s finance, government operations and economic development committee, agreed that would be “a logical location” for a stadium if it came to Loudoun.

Another possibility would be inside Loudoun but directly across the Fairfax border from the Silver Line’s future Innovation Center Station by the Center for Innovative Technology in Herndon.

That would have less airport noise, but sufficient land may not be available because of developers’ interest in it for other purposes.

Any location in Loudoun would mean a longer trek for many fans to reach home games of the burgundy and gold.

Although FedEx Field is outside the city, it’s just inside the Capital Beltway and less than three miles from the District line. The two Loudoun sites are more than 10 miles outside the Beltway.

Other jurisdictions in Northern Virginia are showing little or no interest in hosting a new stadium. They lack suitable land near Metro stations, fear the extra traffic or believe the economic benefits would be small.

Referring to the Wednesday roundtable of Northern Virginia elected leaders, Fairfax County Board of Supervisors Chairman Sharon Bulova (D) said, “Everybody agreed Loudoun should have it.”