Oct. 1, 1947
First official flight into Kanawha Airport by All American Aviation. The plane was carrying airmail.
May 13, 1948
Inaugural Piedmont Airlines Flight on a DC-3
The airport was recognized as the most outstanding commercial airport in 1948. During the first year of operation, CRW handled 98.733 passengers
Eastern Airlines provide nonstop service from Charleston to Roanoke, Virginia
American Airlines offered nonstop service from Charleston to Charlotte, NC, Cincinnati, OH and Washington D.C.
United offers nonstop flights to Asheville, NC, Atlanta, GA, TN, OH, and PA
The Airline Deregulation Act. Airlines can now choose their routes and what to charge
The terminal building was named in honor of Senator John D. Rockefeller
Nov. 3, 2022