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Transportation

September 19, 2005

A commuter airline at Hagerstown Regional Airport-Richard A. Henson Field provides flights to Greater Pittsburgh International Airport.

USAirways Express offers two daily flights to and from Greater Pittsburgh International Airport.

For USAirways passenger reservations, call 1-800-428-4322. For air freight, call 301-733-0045. The USAirways ticket counter may be reached at 301-733-0045. A free WYFI Hotspot service is provided at the passenger terminal for Internet users.

The airport is off Interstate 81 on Showalter Road, Exit 10A, north of Hagerstown. The phone number is 240-313-2777.

The airport's Web site is www.flyhagerstown.com.

The airport is extending Runway 9-27 to 7,000 feet. The $60.2 million project is expected to be completed in late 2007.

The airport recently finished expanding its passenger holding area. With about 1,500 square feet, it includes seating for about 50 people, a covered walkway and restrooms.

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Car rentals



Three rental car agencies provide service at Hagerstown Regional Airport. They are Avis, Budget, and Hertz.

Pilot services



There are 25 business operations at the airport.

Rider Jet Center is a fixed-base operation where pilots may get fuel, file flight plans, purchase supplies and rest. The center's phone number is 301-791-9119 or 1-866-FBO-4-HGR.

Buses



  • Greyhound

    Offers more than a dozen buses daily to places such as Washington, Baltimore and Pittsburgh. The terminal is at 10527 Sharpsburg Pike, behind McDonald's.

    The terminal is open seven days a week from 7:45 to 10 a.m., and from 12:45 to 5 p.m. It is closed on holidays.

    For more information, call 301-739-7420. For fare and schedule information, call 1-800-231-2222.

  • County Commuter

    The county bus service runs six days a week throughout Hagerstown to various destinations, including Funkstown, Halfway, Long Meadow, Williamsport, Maugansville, Robinwood, Smithsburg, Prime Outlets at Hagerstown, Hagerstown Regional Airport and Valley Mall.

    For more information, call 240-313-2750.



Taxis



There are several independent cab companies in Washington County, many of which offer local and long distance rides.

  • Hagerstown Taxi and S&S Transportation - 240-420-4957 or 240-420-8667.

  • Miller Transportation - 301-797-8040.

  • Hall's Transportation - 301-733-1605 or 301-733-9611.

  • CrowTran - 301-733-3300.

  • Valley Cab in Hancock - 301-678-7767.
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