West Virginia transportation systematically planned to travel around the state. You will get comfortable mode of traveling for every distance in West Virginia.
In West Virginia, highways are the backbone of its transportation as it covers 60,000 km of public roads. West Virginia transportation covers all means of transportation including roads, railroads, air and river. You will get commercial and public transportation in West Virginia.
There are many famous airports in West Virginia which are located in Charleston, Huntington, Morgantown, Beckley, Bluefield, Lewisburg, Bridgeport, Martinsburg, Wheeling, and Parkersburg. However, bus-based West Virginia transportation is also one of the main points to quote here as it is run in well systematic planning in the cities namely - Charleston, Huntington, Wheeling, Clarksburg, Fairmont, Bluefield, and Logan.
Personal Rapid Transit of West Virginia University is the state’s only single rail transportation system, which possesses the right order of West Virginia transportation in a fine tuned manner. This low-capacity light transport is made for rapid travel. You will also get frivolous transportation opportunities in West Virginia that includes hiking trails, rail trails, ATV off road trails, white water rafting, and two tourist railroads and the Potomac Eagle Scenic Railroad etc. These are very famous mode of transportation while you have a tour in this state.
There are several interstate highways that go around the state. You can easily reach any interstate highway from any part of West Virginia. The main connection of interstate highways in West Virginia is I-77, I-64, I-79 and I-70. White Sulphur Springs of the east can reach 1-64 interstate highway that leads to the west of the state and in the south 1-77 gets connected. West Virginia Turnpike is one of the famous roadways in the state, which clubs two interstate highways I-64 and I-77 at one point to give travelers an easier way to travel from the south to the east and the west. Once you reach 1-68 interstate highways you can go up to 1-79 interstate highway that connects Morgantown and Pennsylvania. All interstate highways have systematic planning to give traveler a hassle free travel experience around the state and beyond. You can easily travel to other part of the United States from West Virginia by roads.
There are many remarkable tunnels and bridges in West Virginia and hence, West Virginia transportation gets a higher level of transit system that is hardly seen in any other states. One of the famous bridges in the state is New River Gorge Bridge, which was considered previously as the longest steel single-arch bridge in the world. The length of the bridge is 3,031-foot.
There are all facilities of West Virginia to get around there. You can take private cars or motorcycles to travel around some of the best places in West Virginia. However, you can use rail trail for your recreational tour. Bus travel also provides very good facilities for the travelers to have a good sight-seeing in West Virginia.
West Virginia transportation is well planned and you never get any hassles to travel around there. You will get all modes of transportations in West Virginia that matches your schedule along with comfort.
|West Virginia Department of Transportation Agency Overview|
|Preceding Agencies||West Virginia Department of Highways
West Virginia State Road Commission
|Jurisdiction||The state of West Virginia|
|Headquarters||Building 5, 1900 Kanawha Boulevard East, Charleston, West Virginia 25305|
|Agency Executive||Paul A. Mattox, Jr., P.E., Secretary of Transportation/Commissioner of Highways|
|West Virginia Department of Transportation Website|
|City Served||FAA||IATA||ICAO||Airport Name|
|Commercial Service - Primary Airports|
|Clarksburg||CKB||CKB||KCKB||North Central West Virginia Airport (was Harrison-Marion Regional)|
|Huntington||HTS||HTS||KHTS||Tri-State Airport (Milton J. Ferguson Field)|
|Morgantown||MGW||MGW||KMGW||Morgantown Municipal Airport (Walter L. Bill Hart Field)|
|Commercial Service - Non-Primary Airports|
|Beckley||BKW||BKW||KBKW||Raleigh County Memorial Airport|
|Lewisburg||LWB||LWB||KLWB||Greenbrier Valley Airport|
|Parkersburg||PKB||PKB||KPKB||Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Airport|
|Martinsburg||MRB||MRB||KMRB||Eastern WV Regional Airport (Shepherd Field)|
|General Aviation Airports|
|Bluefield||BLF||BLF||KBLF||Mercer County Airport|
|Buckhannon||W22||Upshur County Regional Airport|
|Elkins||EKN||EKN||KEKN||Elkins-Randolph County Airport (Jennings Randolph Field)|
|Fairmont||4G7||Fairmont Municipal Airport (Frankman Field)|
|Logan||6L4||Logan County Airport|
|Moundsville||MPG||KMPG||Marshall County Airport|
|Petersburg||W99||PGC||Grant County Airport|
|Philippi||79D||Philippi-Barbour County Regional Airport|
|Pineville||I16||Wyoming County Airport (Kee Field)|
|Point Pleasant||3I2||Mason County Airport|
|Ravenswood||I18||Jackson County Airport|
|Summersville||SXL||KSXL||Summersville Airport (Gerald L. Rader Field)|
|Sutton||48I||Braxton County Airport|
|Wheeling||HLG||HLG||KHLG||Wheeling - Ohio County Airport|
|Williamson||4I0||Mingo County Airport|
|Other Public Use Airports (not listed in NPIAS)|
|Berkeley Springs||W35||Potomac Airpark|
|Huntington||I41||Robert Newlon Field|
|New Cumberland||7G1||Herron Airport|
|New Martinsville||75D||P.W. Johnson Memorial Airport|
|Richwood||3I4||Richwood Municipal Airport|
|Shinnston||6W0||Wade F. Maley Field|
|Welch||I25||Welch Municipal Airport|
|Wiley Ford / Cumberland, MD||CBE||CBE||KCBE||Greater Cumberland Regional Airport|
|Other Military Airports|
|Kingwood||3G5||Dawson Army Airfield (at Camp Dawson)|
|Notable Private-Use Airports|
|Glendale||WV66||GWV||Glendale Fokker Field|
|Pence Springs||WV77||Hinton-Alderson Airport|
|Weston||WV23||Louis Bennett Field (formerly public-use, FAA: 49I)|
|Notable Former Airports|
|Grafton||71D||Roy Airfield (closed)|
|Weirton||Weirton Airport (closed 1974)|