Submitted by John Lynch
|Elkins FSS (EKN), West
Virginia, July 15, 2007.
Facility dedication. Elkins FSS, the last remaining flight service in
West Virginia, closed on July 16th 2007, at 4 PM. Manager Bill
Painter was the last specialist on duty. The last briefing was provided
by John Lynch to former AFSS specialist and pilot Wayne Sheets at 2:45
PM at the walk-in counter. During its nearly 16 year history using
traffic management, Elkins served pilots from the states of Delaware,
Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia on a near regular basis. The
flight plan area was Western Maryland (west of
(HGR), and West Virginia
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