CKB celebrates first flight to Chicago

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (WDTV) -- The North Central West Virginia Airport's new daily service to Chicago kicked off Wednesday with its first flight.

The airport celebrated the flight with a party, including special guests "The Blues Brothers".

Skywest, which is one of the most reliable services nationwide, is the new service provider, flying under the United Airlines banner.

Chicago will have daily service from the airport as well as Washington D.C. Both are major hubs to the rest of the country, as well as international destinations.

You can view the full schedule for the flights by clicking on the image below.

5 News has a reporter on the first flight to Chicago, and will have coverage of the experience later tonight.