UPDATE | Yeager Airport reopens after emergency pavement repair

Yeager Airport in Charleston has reopened after a pavement issue on a runway.

KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- UPDATE 7/8/19 @ 4:35 p.m.
Yeager Airport has reopened Monday after an emergency pavement issue on Runway 5/23 about 2,200 feet from end of runway, the airport says.

It was closed about two hours as West Virginia Paving worked to make the repairs.

"We were fortunate to have West Virginia Paving on site, and we're thankful to them and the West Virginia Air National Guard for their help in getting the runway reopened quickly," Yeager Airport Director Terry Sayre said in a news release.

The airport says passengers should contact their airline directly to rebook flights impacted by the runway repair closure.

Yeager Airport in Charleston is currently closed due to a pavement issue on a runway.

According to a press release, the airport is currently facing a pavement issue in Runway 5/23, approximately 2,200 feet from the end of the runway.

West Virginia Paving is onsite to fix the issue, but the airport will remain closed until it is resolved.

Passengers should check with airlines before travelling to the airport.