Wheeling Ohio County Airport

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Coordinates: 40°10′30″N 080°38′47″W / 40.17500°N 80.64639°W / 40.17500; -80.64639

Wheeling Ohio County Airport
Airport type Public
Owner Ohio County Commission
Serves Wheeling, West Virginia
Elevation AMSL 1,194 ft / 364 m
Direction Length Surface
ft m
3/21 5,002 1,525 Asphalt
16/34 4,499 1,371 Asphalt
Statistics (2016)
Aircraft operations 27,574
Based aircraft 31

Wheeling Ohio County Airport (IATA: HLG, ICAO: KHLG, FAA LID: HLG) is a public airport serving Wheeling and Ohio County, WV. It is eight miles (13 km) northeast of downtown Wheeling and is owned by the Ohio County Commission.[1][2]

Facilities and aircraft

Wheeling Ohio County Airport covers 1,000 acres (405 ha) and has two asphalt runways: 3/21 is 5,002 x 150 ft. (1,525 x 46 m) and 16/34 is 4,499 x 150 ft. (1,371 x 46 m).[1]

In the year ending July 15, 2004 the airport had 52,832 aircraft operations, average 144 per day: 53% general aviation, 45% military and 2% air taxi. 64 aircraft are based at this airport: 47% single engine, 19% ultralights, 19% military, 13% multi-engine and 3% jet aircraft.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for HLG (Form 5010 PDF), effective 2007-07-05
  2. ^ MapQuest map showing airport in Ohio and Brooke counties. Retrieved 2007-10-09.

External links

  • Wheeling-Ohio County Airport at West Virginia DOT Airport Directory
  • FAA Airport Diagram (PDF), effective November 8, 2018
  • FAA Terminal Procedures for HLG, effective November 8, 2018
  • Resources for this airport:
    • FAA airport information for HLG
    • AirNav airport information for KHLG
    • ASN accident history for HLG
    • FlightAware airport information and live flight tracker
    • NOAA/NWS latest weather observations
    • SkyVector aeronautical chart, Terminal Procedures

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