Yeager Airport (CRW)
Yeager Airport (CRW)
06/23/2017 at 19:54. Facebook
An early 1970s view of the terminal. At this time, general aviation was still located next to the terminal with the large hangar located where the long-term parking garages are today. On October 18, 1973 the hangar was jacked up and transported on the bed of large trucks to its present day location at general aviation. The two long white buildings were a motel that briefly operated where...
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An early 1970s view of the terminal At this time general aviation
Due to the transfer of the 167th Fighter Squadron, the 130th Troop Carrier Squadron (now the 130th Airlift Wing) was activated on October 16, 1955 at Kanawha Airport and was assigned the C-46 with a mission to fly troops and cargo. In this photograph a line of Curtiss C-46 Commando’s sit at Kanawha Airport. (Courtesy of the West Virginia Air National Guard.)

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Due to the transfer of the 167th Fighter Squadron the 130th Troop
Kay Bird-Lauffer
An American Airlines Convair 240 at Kanawha Airport in 1949 as work continues on the ramp. The temporary administration building is on the right next to the temporary air traffic control tower. (Courtesy of the West Virginia State Archives, Judy Escue Collection.)

This photo and many more may be found in "Yeager Airport and Charleston Aviation" now available at local bookstores and online.


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An American Airlines Convair 240 at Kanawha Airport in 1949 as work
Fred Taylor
Greg Lusk
A WV Air National Guard C-17 takes off from Yeager Airport
Kay Bird-Lauffer
Mick Mullins
Vicky Bostic
An “air hostess” stands in the door of a Pennsylvania Central Airlines (PCA) Boeing 247-D (registration NC13351). PCA began scheduled passenger service to Wertz Field on April 8, 1937 serving Pittsburgh, PA with a stop in Parkersburg, WV. By 1941 a stop was added in Clarksburg, West Virginia on the route to Pittsburgh. A southbound flight was also added to Tri-Cities Airport which served the...
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An air hostess stands in the door of a Pennsylvania Central Airlines
Pete Ferrell
James Woodard
Yeager Airport is pleased to announce our 70th Anniversary Air Show which will take place September 30 - October 1st.
Yeager Airport is pleased to announce our 70th Anniversary Air Show which
Brian Stubbs
Sarah Ann Taylor
Brandi Marie Kline
Geoff Korwan
Linda Brackman DeBord
Judy Johnson
"Yeager Airport and Charleston Aviation" now available at Taylor Books, major area book stores and online. Get your copy today!
Yeager Airport and Charleston Aviation now available at Taylor Books major area
Phillip Overgaard
Seth Skiles
Sherri Wong
Double rainbow over Yeager. White speck is a Delta jet taking off.
Double rainbow over Yeager White speck is a Delta jet taking off
Chris Campbell
Buffy Deiss
Libby Lewis