West Virginia senators secure funding for local airport


BRIDGEPORT, W.Va.- Senators Joe Manchin and Shelley Moore Capito have directed more than $2.7 million to North Central West Virginia Airport.

This money comes from the Department of Transportation Essential Air Service and is part of a partnership between the airport and SkyWest Airlines.

It will provide 12 round trips per week to both Chicago and Washington D.C. airports.

Both Manchin and Capito said that they are happy to help the airport as it is a great source of economic activity within the state.

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