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Greater Cumberland Regional Airport

Airport information
Airport typePublic
OperatorPotomac Highlands Airport Authority
ServesCumberland, Maryland
LocationWiley Ford, West Virginia
Elevation236 m (775 ft)
Aircraft operations14300
Based aircraft69

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Greater Cumberland Regional Airport is a public airport located in the town of Wiley Ford (population 1,095) in Mineral County, West Virginia. It is two miles (3 km) south of the larger city of Cumberland (population 21,518) in Allegany County, Maryland. Although the airport is located in the Potomac Highlands of West Virginia, the FAA lists this as a Maryland airport.

The airport has not had commercial service from a major airline since US Airways Express carrier Air Midwest left in September 2001. But from 2001 the airport was served by a spin off of the former Pan Am Airways group until May 2003 when different factors caused Cumberland Airport to lose final air service

Located on the second level of the airport terminal is the Cohongaronta Gallery (Cohongaronta being a Shawnee name for the Potomac River). It contains an array of historical displays pertaining to the history of the Potomac Highlands area. The centerpiece of the gallery is a 40% scaled replica of the Wright Brothers 1903 Wright Flyer that set the stage for aerial transportation. A 70 ft (21.3 m) time line highlights pertinent dates and events for the Potomac Highlands region. The gallery is open to the public during terminal business hours.

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