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ⓘ Yeager Airport




Yeager Airport
                                     

ⓘ Yeager Airport

Yeager Airport is a public airport three miles east of downtown Charleston, in Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States. It is owned by the Central West Virginia Regional Airport Authority. The airport hosts McLaughlin Air National Guard Base, home to nine C-130 Hercules aircraft of the West Virginia Air National Guards 130th Airlift Wing, an Air Mobility Command -gained unit of the West Virginia Air National Guard.

The airport is located on top of a hill about 300 feet, about 100 m above the valleys of the rivers Elk and kanawha, and the hill drops sharply on all sides. Arriving passengers enjoy a view of the downtown Charleston or the rolling hills North and East of the region. In March 2015, a landslide caused part of the hill to slide into the valley. The area of the slide was part of engineered fill 1.5 million cubic yards of dirt, was established in 2007. The slide destroyed part of the emergency overflow at the end of the runway, a few buildings, and covers a section of Keystone drive. The runway was not damaged.

Federal aviation administration records show 225.150 passenger enplanements for calendar year 2015, a decrease of 6.8% compared to enplanements 241.566 in 2014. Federal aviation administration FAA national plan of integrated airport system for the years 2017-2021 classified as non-hub primary commercial service facility.

                                     
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