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About Us

The airport supports works diligently to support business aviation by forming strong community and business partnerships with local agencies and general public. 

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The airport opened in 1954 and provided scheduled airline service until 2007. 

Images by renown photographer and Bluefieldian, Melvin Grubb. 

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In addition to an airport-managed fixed-based operator (FBO), the airport is home to Helicopter Powerline Services, a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)- certified Part 133 operation that provides services for powerline construction, aerial sawing, and right-of-way management. 

The airport also attracts many visitors to the area for nearby recreational activities, including the ATV Hatfield & McCoy Trail System. an annual Coal Show brings international crowds to the area, and the aircraft parking apron fills up with visiting transient aircraft. 

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Contact Us


300 Markell Drive, Suite 201
Bluefield WV 24701
Mercer County


Jim Pilkins

P: (304) 327-5308


Office Hours

Sunday - Saturday

6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

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