MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia University Athletics has entered into a deal with the North Central West Virginia Airport (CKB) that designate the facility as the “The Official Airport of WVU Athletics.” The agreement will last through 2027.

“We are pleased to welcome the North Central West Virginia Airport to our team as the Official Airport of WVU Athletics,” West Virginia University Vice President and Director of Athletics Wren Baker said. “The airport has a proven commitment to providing safe and reliable air travel, and with the future completion of its new terminal, the services provided will become even more important for our state. Our department looks forward to continuing the great relationship we have built with the staff there.”

CKB is served by two commercial air carriers- Allegiant Air and Contour Airlines and is a vital hub for business and personal travel.

“The North Central West Virginia Airport is pleased to embark on this partnership with West Virginia University Athletics,” expressed Airport Director Rick Rock. “WVU Athletics serves as a significant cultural and economic driver in our region. We are eager to contribute to the fan experience by ensuring seamless travel for Mountaineer enthusiasts from across the country. With our new CKB terminal opening this Fall, the timing is perfect to intertwine these two great entities together.”