Tag: Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport

Federal grant to fund improvements at Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport

Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport will receive $1,679,715 in funds from the FAA to fund the acquisition of a new aircraft rescue and fire fighting vehicle.


Dennis Burnett: A bright light extinguished too soon

Dennis Burnett cannot be gone. He would be a bright light on a star in the sky; he could serve as a source of energy power for a small town. People like that don’t die; they don’t even fade away.


No injuries in crash landing at Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport

At 2:39 p.m. Saturday (May 24, 2014), Virginia State Police Trooper R.C. Martin responded to the Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport in Weyers Cave Airport to investigate a crash landing of an aircraft.


State Police searching for missing inmate in Weyers Cave area

The Virginia State Police and Virginia Department of Corrections are searching for an inmate who escaped from custody while on a work-release assignment at about 10 a.m. Wednesday morning (June 19, 2013) in Weyers Cave. The inmate was assigned to a VDOC Work Release crew that was landscaping the grounds of the Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport in Weyers Cave.


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Valley Plane Pull ready for take off for sixth year running

Fairfield Center in Harrisonburg has announced its sixth annual Valley Plane Pull at Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport. On Saturday, April 13, from 10am to 3pm, families from all over the Valley are invited to watch teams pull a four-ton plane across the tarmac.


Frontier Airlines to suspend SHD service after April 7

Frontier Airlines is suspending its service from Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport to Orlando, Fla., beginning April 7.


SHD: Front door to the Valley

You don’t see 90 percent of what goes on at Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport. “Many times when businesses, companies and individuals are looking at investing in the region, they’re going to arrive through the airport. They’re not going to take the bus to town. That’s the old saying. They’ll arrive on an aircraft. We see ourselves as being the front door to the community and ambassadors for the community, and we take that responsibility very seriously,” said Greg Campbell, the executive director at SHD.


SHD announces nonstop service to Orlando

Frontier Airlines today announced new nonstop service between Orlando, Fla. (MCO), and Shenandoah Valley, Va. (SHD), with three weekly nonstop flights beginning on Nov. 20


Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport announces new air carrier

The Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport Commission announced today a change in United Express carrier from Colgan Air to Silver Airways. Silver Airways will operate all United flights from SHD utilizing the newer generation Saab 340Bplus aircraft. This transition will be seamless for passengers as Silver Airways takes over the route Aug. 1, 2012


RMH receives AirCare 5 Award for providing life-saving heart care

RMH has received the Best EMS Case of the Year Award from AirCare 5 Medevac for the hospital’s contributions in providing life-saving care in February to a heart attack patient. AirCare 5, a division of PHI, Inc., provides around-the-clock emergency medical air transport in the Shenandoah Valley and eastern West Virginia. The AirCare 5 Medevac […]


Chopper-Cessna collision in Augusta kills two

Virginia State Police are investigating an aircraft collision that claimed two lives Friday afternoon in Augusta County. Trooper K. Hyden is investigating the incident and is still in the process of confirming the identities of the deceased. At 2:27 p.m. Friday, a single-engine Cessna 172H and a medical transport helicopter made contact in the air […]


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