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Support for Local Air Service Grows with Creation of Community Air Service Task Force

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Nick Swartz, Ph.D., SHD Air Service Task Force Chair (540) 568-5272 swartznj@jmu.edu Weyers Cave, Virginia, April 22, 2021- It has been an incredible three years for Shenandoah Valley Airport (SHD). After announcing their non-stop United Express jet service powered by SkyWest in April 2018, SHD experienced record passenger numbers added additional […]

Celebrating International Civil Aviation Day

Today marks the 76th annual celebration of International Civil Aviation Day! Since 1996, the aviation industry has taken part in spreading worldwide awareness on December 7th about the importance of civil aviation for social and economic development. On a global scale, air transport provides 65.5 million jobs and generates $2.7 trillion in revenue while safely […]

New Ways to Connect for the Holidays

Thanksgiving is quickly approaching next week, and for many of us, this holiday season is going to be much different than ever before. While SHD and United are fully prepared to welcome travelers this holiday season with safety measures in place, we also know that many of you may not be able to connect in-person with friends and […]

✈ A SHD Traveler Story for National Aviation Day

National Aviation Day marks a nationwide celebration of the history and development of aviation started by President Franklin Roosevelt in 1939. For those history buffs among us, August 19th also coincides with the birthday of Orville Wright. The Wright brothers are credited with inventing, building, and flying the world’s first successful motor-operated airplane. National Aviation […]

Virtual Travel Destinations You’ll Love

We know your travel plans have been put on hold right now, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still visit some of your top destinations! Virtual tours are providing homebound travelers with incredible experiences. We’ve compiled some of the best virtual tour destinations for your travel pleasure. From diving into the deep blue sea to […]

Aviation Education Resources For All Ages

We know that with more time at home, it can be challenging to find fun, educational activities to keep your students busy. Since we’re always looking for ways to spark interest in aviation, we’ve compiled some of our favorite educational resources for kids of all ages. From virtual tours to hands-on activities for the whole […]

COVID-19 Update

At Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport, passenger safety is our top priority both in the air and in our terminals. We know you are receiving an overwhelming amount of information related to the COVID-19 outbreak, however, we feel it’s important for you to also stay informed on the safety measures in place at SHD and with […]

SHD Becomes the Official Airport of JMU!

Last week marked two important milestones at SHD! Not only did our new flights to Washington-Dulles (IAD) and improved schedule to Chicago O’Hare (ORD) start last Wednesday, but we have an exciting new partnership that’s making us feel very purple and gold! On Thursday President Alger announced that Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport (SHD) is now […]

New United Express Flights Coming to Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport

Weyers Cave, Virginia, September 30, 2019 – The Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport (SHD) and SkyWest Airlines are pleased to announce two new United Express flights between Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport and Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD), as well as schedule enhancements for current flights this December. These changes will continue to make it even easier […]