About Our West Virginia Airport

Miscellaneous Facts

Ground Breaking: October 18, 1944
Dedication Ceremonies: November 3, 1947
Opened for Commercial Service: December 1, 1947
Original Construction Cost: $8.3 million
Airport Acreage: 767 (280 usable)
Runway Dimensions: R/W 5-23 – 6,802′ x 150′
Elevation: 982′

Airport Directors (past and present)

1947 – 1959 – Fred C. Alley
1959 – 1976 – Calvin F. Wilson
1976 – 1981 – Ralph R. Cowgill
1981 – 1996 – Jeffrey D. Bubar
1996 – 1999 – Danny C. Huffman
1999 – 2015 – Richard A. Atkinson, III
2015 – present – Terry D. Sayre