Beckley Airport

Beckley Airport Information

Beckley Airport, also known as Raleigh County Memorial Airport, is a public airport that has been in operation since 1952. In 1978, the main terminal was completed. Beckley Airport serves the Beckley, West Virginia area, 5 kilometers away from the central business center making it an easy and convenient commute for business travelers.

Beckley Airport facilities offer daily commercial flights to and from Washington DC – Dulles Airport via United Express. It has an average of 27 airline operations per day. The airport also offers reasonably-priced options to private pilots and freight services. Within the vicinity of Beckley Airport are 160 acres of available property ideal for hangar development. Commercial properties are also ready for development on the East and West Industrial Parks.

Passengers using the Beckley Airport facilities are treated to a hassle- and stress-free airport experience with its easy and fast check-in, free parking and restaurant.

Beckley Airport also offers passengers easy access to the city with the different hotel/lodging options that are nearby. Car or limousine rentals are also available at the airport.

Just recently, the Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) granted Beckley Airport $744,000 to rehabilitate the runway and taxiway lighting on runway 1-9, which is the primary runway. It will also include navigational equipment, current regulators and electrical support for lighting. Enhanced taxiway markings will also be installed.

Beckley Airport Information – General Aviation Services

Aside from accommodating commercial flights, Beckley Airport provides General Aviation Services. These services include:

Aircraft Maintenance

Located at the east end of Runway 28 is Albatross Air, the fixed based operator for aircraft maintenance for both airframe and powerplant repair and services. Albatross Air contact number: (304) 255 2717.

Hangar Space

Hangars are available for transient customers. It can also be rented for a longer period of time. There are actually available acres of land for private hangar construction. For additional information, contact Tom Cochran, Beckley Airport Manager, at (304) 255-0476.

Flight Training

Flight Training is available for private and multi-engine pilots. Information on flight training and flight checks can be acquired at Albatross Air, (304) 255 2717.

Landing & Ramp Fees

For private aircraft, Beckley Airport waives all landing fees with fuel purchases. Landing fees vary depending on the aircraft size and weight. The Air Traffic Control office has the list of landing fees for specific aircraft type.

Beckley Airport Information – Ownership and Management

Beckley Airport is owned by Raleigh County Airport Authority and managed by Tom Cochran.

Office Address:

176 Airport Circle Rm 105
Beaver, WV

Telephone: (304) 255 0476

For additional Beckley Airport Information, please contact Tom Cochran at (304) 255 0476 or email at