Business View Magazine | Volume 8, Issue 9

214 BUSINESS VIEW MAGAZINE VOLUME 8, ISSUE 9 Visit WHEELING FESTIVALS SPORTS FOOD ART SHOPPING HISTORY MUSIC NATURE CRAFT BEER CULTURE TRADITION ENTERTAINMENT BEAUTY INSPIRATION ADVENTURE RELAXATION We've got that! traffic to the area.” He goes on to suggest that Wheeling, as well as Ohio County itself, is a relatively laid-back place – a quiet place that allows for people to relax and enjoy all that life has to offer. Amid this, the airport itself has been underutilized and has not been on the radar for the average person in terms of what it has to offer. But the potential is there to make it a key economic driver as well as to start bringing in more business, tourism, and sports travel. “We have a great airport and are in the process of making it even better,” chimes in Russell Escue, Airport Manager. “We have two intersecting runways, the primary runway is 5002’ x 150’ and the secondary runway is 4499’ x 150’. We also have a control tower that is run by federal contract and all the navigational aids you need to fly in and out during all types of weather. It is a gorgeous setting, rural, up on top