The North Central West Virginia Airport
The North Central West Virginia Airport, formerly known as the Harrison-Marion Regional Airport, is a public airport located in Bridgeport serving Clarksburg, Fairmont, Morgantown, Weston, Buckhannon, Elkins, Grafton and the surrounding areas in Harrison and Marion Counties, West Virginia, USA. The airport covers 665 acres, has a helipad and one runway with a wide turn radius, which at 7,000 feet, is the longest commercial service runway in West Virginia..
The North Central West Virginia Airport is situated directly in the middle of the I-79 High Tech Corridor, between Charleston, Morgantown, and Pittsburgh. We are right around the corner from everyone. We are within a 45 minute drive of over 40,000 students at six nearby universities and colleges.
We offer six daily flights from the carrier Colgan Air, operating as United Express, with service to Dulles International Airport. Our service has been developed especially for business travelers, including perks like the airport's free parking and free wireless internet access.
The airport is three miles from White Oaks, a planned business community, which is a unique combination of retail, health services, business services and hospitality. It is the closest neighbor to the new United Hospital Center, a $280 million center expected to be one of the most technologically advanced hospitals in the country. It is also adjacent to the FBI's Criminal Justice Information Services division, 500,000 SF facility located on 1,000 acres and employing more than 3,000 people.
The 2009 projects to be completed at the North Central West Virginia Airport are the acquisition of an Index B ARFF Vehicle and the Rehabilitation of the Airport Emergency Backup Generator at an estimated cost of $1,600,000.00.
These projects will be funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009. The ARRA funds to be used are $1,600,000.00.