Wheeling Ohio County Airport
|Owner||Ohio County Commission|
|Serves||Wheeling, West Virginia|
|Elevation AMSL||1,194 ft / 364 m|
Wheeling Ohio County Airport (IATA: HLG, ICAO: KHLG, FAA LID: HLG) is a public airport serving Wheeling and Ohio County, WV. It is eight miles (13 km) northeast of downtown Wheeling and is owned by the Ohio County Commission.
The first passenger airline flights were TWA and Capital DC-3s in 1947; All American Airways arrived in 1949. Lake Central arrived at the beginning of 1961 and TWA and Capital left that year. Allegheny was replaced by Allegheny Commuter in 1969-70 and Wheeling lost all service ten years later.
The airport covers 1,000 acres (405 ha) and has two asphalt runways: 3/21 is 5,002 x 150 ft. (1,525 x 46 m) and 16/34 is 4,499 x 150 ft. (1,371 x 46 m).
In the year ending July 15, 2004 the airport had 52,832 aircraft operations, average 144 per day: 53% general aviation, 45% military and 2% air taxi. 64 aircraft are based at this airport: 47% single engine, 19% ultralights, 19% military, 13% multi-engine and 3% jet.
- FAA Airport Master Record for HLG ( PDF), effective 2007-07-05
- MapQuest map showing airport in Ohio and Brooke counties. Retrieved 2007-10-09.
- Wheeling-Ohio County Airport at West Virginia DOT Airport Directory
- (PDF), effective November 7, 2019
- FAA Terminal Procedures for HLG, effective November 7, 2019
- Resources for this airport:
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