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Eastern WV Regional Airport

Airport information
Airport typeEastern WV Regional Airport Authority
OperatorMartinsburg, West Virginia
LocationBerkeley County, near Martinsburg, West Virginia
Elevation (169.8 ft)

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Eastern WV Regional Airport , also known as Shepherd Field, is a joint civil-military public airport located four miles (6 km) south of the central business district (CBD) of Martinsburg, a city in Berkeley County, West Virginia, USA.

The airport covers 1015 acre (410.8 ha) and has one runway. It is mostly used for general aviation. It is co-located with the West Virginia Air National Guard 167th Airlift Wing (167 AW) which is stationed at the Shepherd Field Air National Guard Base. The 167 AW is an Air Mobility Command (AMC)-gained unit which operates the C-5 Galaxy. In 2007, the airport underwent a renovation which included the removal of the secondary runway, expansion of the main runway, and the renovation of the parking pads for the C-5's. The renovation added hangars for the C-5, as the C-130 hangars were grossly inadequate for the size of the larger plane.

The 167th Airlift Wing held an open house in conjunction with the Thunder Over the Blue Ridge Air Show on September 4 and 5, 2010. The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds and the U.S. Army Golden Knights attended the show which drew a crowd of more 80,000 people.

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