New Airport Maintenance Facility

New Airport Maintenance Facility

NEW AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE FACILITY BRINGS NEW JOBS ViaAir and Via Airlines are new to the region, but already doing amazing things to stimulate the local economy. When Mrs. Irit Vizer, company President and COO, bid to bring her air service to Beckley, she also...
New Air Service

New Air Service

New Air Carrier NOW ARRIVING. BECKLEY TO WELCOME NEW HOMETOWN AIR CARRIER, VIAAIR. RELIABLE AIR SERVICE TO OPERATE NON‐STOP SERVICE TO CHARLOTTE, NC AND BOOST LOCAL ECONOMY This Fall the Raleigh County Memorial Airport is upgrading the way they do business in almost...
Essential Air Service Program

Essential Air Service Program

Airports in Beckley and Lewisburg are targeted for a combined $4.4 million in new federal funding to continue the Essential Air Service program that guarantees flights and affordable prices for individual and business interests. Managers of both airports view such...
Air Traffic Control Tower Budget

Air Traffic Control Tower Budget

BECKLEY — Bipartisan legislation steered through the Senate translates into some $2 million for Raleigh County Memorial Airport for a two-year extension of the Essential Air Service program. In fact, airport Manager Tom Cochran pointed out Wednesday, bids are being...
Improving Airport Access

Improving Airport Access

BECKLEY — An extension of the access road to an industrial park has been assured at the Raleigh County Memorial Airport Industrial Park with $978,120 in federal funding announced Tuesday by West Virginia’s congressional delegation. The idea is to improve traffic flow...