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United Bank helps MOV regional airport

February 22, 2013

PARKERSBURG — United Bank came to the rescue of the Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Airport last week, enabling the airport to get out from under a line of credit while providing a lower interest option fo......

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Feb-22-13 11:26 AM

I agree with Whistling Dixie . . . but the EAS (Essential Air Service) is a boondoggle. Wood and Washington County leaders need to market the airport as an FBO (Fixed Base of Operation) for a major carrier. The traveling public is driving to Charleston, Columbus, Pittsburgh or Akron-Canton.

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Feb-22-13 10:42 AM

This airport will never turn a profit until it gets a carrier that flies to hubs people need to get to. Many times I check to see about flights to get out of Wood county only to learn that if I can get out of here, I can't get back without a lot of time and changeovers. It would be nice to have the convenience of leaving from here. Instead I usually go to Charleston or Columbus. I have run into surprising numbers of people from P-burg who are at these airports for the same reasons I am. Wise-up airport authority! Stop driving your business out of town.

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Feb-22-13 8:15 AM

Now pay off this debt. What was the $200,000 used for????

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