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
Hagerstown (HGR), and West Virginia

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