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New Runway Up and Running at Airport

January 23, 2013

After four years of work, a $6.6 million project to extend the main runway and install a new runway lighting system is nearly complete at the Wheeling-Ohio County Airport....

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Jan-23-13 2:47 PM

Great news! Very important to keep improving the airport. Never let it backslide. The day is coming when it will really get busy.

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Jan-24-13 7:43 AM

WTF FOR??? More WASTED taxpayer money.

Are there ANY commercial flights out of there today? WILL there be any?

A few gas executives can fly in on PRIVATE CORPORATE JET but for the average folk this doesn't mean SQUAT!

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Jan-24-13 7:24 PM

Four years! Seems like one year would have been adequate.

Whatever, longer runways are the key to safer airports. When I was a kid, and had much less fear than now, I used to fly Cessna 140 and 150 aircraft out of Morgantown and that was scary enough with runways that dropped off to deep cliffs. I stayed clear of Wheeling's airport except to play the pin ball machine in the terminal.

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Jan-24-13 10:19 PM

Now Drug Dealers from Detroit can fly bigger loads into Whee-ling.

Is this a great city or WHAT??!!!

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Jan-25-13 6:15 PM

The Airport is an absolute gem for an assembly operation ;perhaps DOD.Underused and perfectly equipped for training;Plus plenty of development space with utilities and parking

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