167AW- Space A FAQ

Currently, the 167th Airlift Wing is limited to six (6) Space-A passengers per flight and passengers will be selected for travel based on sign-up time and manifested by category of travel and priority of movement. In addition, the 167th AW cannot guarantee a thru flight once passengers reach their next destination. 

167th Space-A phone number: 304-616-5108 or 304-616-5120.

The 167th AW adheres to all Transportation Security Administration guidelines; please visit http://www.tsa.gov/public/ for more information. Passengers are required to present valid government issued identification. Passports, visas, and immunization records are checked, if required, according to the DOD Foreign Clearance Guide. Prior to boarding, passenger ID cards will be matched against the final passenger manifest.

Unique Passengers 4500/24-101
· Differently Abled individuals: If a Differently Abled passenger is selected for a C-5 mission and the passenger can, with assistance, negotiate the internal stairs, he/she can travel. [24-101, Vol 14, PP 24.2.1]

· Pregnant/Post-Partum Women: Pregnant women may be accepted for travel up to 34 weeks of gestation. Post-partum mothers may travel six-weeks after delivery.

· Children: Infants must be at least six-weeks-old to be authorized for travel. Infant car seats are not mandatory for travel aboard Air Mobility Command flights; however, utilization is strongly encouraged. When utilized, car seats must meet Federal Aviation Authority certification requirements.

Billeting: Currently, there is no billeting available on base. Local hotels close to the base, available at travelers' expense are:

Knights Inn
1997 Edwin Miller Blvd.
Martinsburg, WV 25404

Hampton Inn
975 Foxcroft Avenue
Martinsburg, WV 25401
Phone: 304-267-2900

Holiday Inn
301 Foxcroft Avenue
Martinsburg, WV 25401

Days Inn
209 South Viking Way
Martinsburg, WV 25401

Super 8 Motel
2048 Edwin Miller Boulevard
Martinsburg, WV 25404

Comfort Inn
1872 Edwin Miller Boulevard
Martinsburg, WV 25404

Comfort Suites
Route 9 & Short Road
Martinsburg, WV 25402

Hampton Inn - Inwood
4758 Gerrardstown Road
Inwood, WV 25428

Parking: Passengers wishing to park their vehicles on base over night should park in the North Lot. See a Passenger Services Representative for a base map.

Local Shopping: The Base Exchange is open on a limited basis offering a short list of amenities. Other shopping may be found within five (5) miles of the 167th AW in Martinsburg to include the following:
· Kmart: 1287 Winchester Avenue
· Walmart: 800 Foxcroft Avenue
· Martinsburg Mall: 800 Foxcroft Avenue

Ground transportation: Ground transportation is not provided by the 167th Airlift Wing.

Rental cars: Vehicles cannot be rented on the installation and transportation is not provided to rental car dealerships, though the following companies are local to the installation and the Martinsburg area.

Enterprise Rent-A-Car
901 North Queen Street
Martinsburg, WV 25401

Thrifty Car Rental
800 East Moler Avenue
Martinsburg, WV 25401

Hertz Rent-A-Car
5852 Shepherdstown Road
Martinsburg, WV 25401

Restaurants/Provisions: Currently, there are no full service provisions accessible on the installation, though vending machines and coffee are available to passengers while waiting for their flight. No in-flight meals are provided to passengers on any flight, passengers should plan accordingly. For passengers who choose to bring their own provisions, a refrigerator is available for storage of perishable food. Locally, passengers can find a wide array of restaurants, please contact Passenger Services for more information.

Commercial Air Travel: The 167th Airlift Wing does not offer connecting and/or commercial flights. However, connecting flights can be made through the following international airports.
· Dulles International Airport (60 miles)
· Ronald Reagan Washington International Airport (98 miles)
· Thurgood Marshall/Baltimore-Washington International Airport (100 miles)