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Comuter Commercial Aviation Museum
In the old Art Deco terminal building at Wheeling Ohio County airport is a small museum dedicated to the early days of commerical aviation. Uniforms, posters,schedules, a ticket counter, and other items are on display. The recalls the early 1950's when Wheeling was a major stop used by Capital, Allegheny, and other now-defunct airlines. There is also a section from both World Wars. Visitors can expect to spend at least a half-hour browsing the various displays. The museum is free.
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Submitted By Robert Cressman *Premium User* Robert Cressman (5 destinations have been submitted by this member)
Last Reviewed Thursday, July 19, 2012
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Name HLG-WHEELING OHIO CO
Distance Located on this airport
Open to the Public? Yes
Longest Runway 03/21 - 5001 x 150 feet, Asphalt, in Good condition
Control Tower Unknown
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