Skyway Drive-In

5988 Airport Road,
Bluefield, WV 24701

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Skyway Drive-In

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Located in the Southern most part of West Virginia, the Skyway Drive-In served Bluefield with a rather large drive-in. Parking 600 cars it was owned by Sam Switow in 1955.

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AndyCallahanMajorMajor on November 3, 2010 at 7:53 pm

This one was at about 5988 Airport Road. The Airport Road Shopping Center was built on part of the property, but some of the ramps remain in the rear of the property.

CSWalczak on November 4, 2010 at 1:14 am

There are two pictures of this theater on its page at

Ret. AKC (NAC) CCC Bob Jensen, Manteno, Illinois
Ret. AKC (NAC) CCC Bob Jensen, Manteno, Illinois on November 4, 2010 at 8:04 am



Open ~1950-~1985? Can anyone verify the exact dates?

Owned for it’s entire life by M. Switow & Sons, Enterprises, Inc. of Louisville, Ky. Sam J. Switow, President, they had about 14 theaters.

If you go to the Map you can still tell it was a Drive-In.

Need more info and more photos.

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