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Visiting the Katherine Johnson IV&V Facility

The Katherine Johnson Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) Facility, home of NASA’s IV&V Program, is located in Fairmont, WV.  Nestled in the rolling hills of North Central West Virginia along the Monongahela, Tygart, and West Fork Rivers, Fairmont is Marion County’s county seat and largest municipality.

Katherine Johnson IV&V Facility
Katherine Johnson IV&V Facility

Location and Maps

NASA IV&V Facility's location in North Central West Virginia
Map of the Fairmont, Pittsburgh and Washington D.C. area for travel references

NASA IV&V Program
100 University Drive
Fairmont, WV 26554
(304) 367-8200

If traveling South on I-79:

  • Exit 132 at South Fairmont
  • Left at light onto Route 250 South
  • Next right onto NASA Blvd.
  • Right onto University Drive

If traveling North on I-79:

  • Exit 132 at South Fairmont, stay to the left
  • Turn left at light onto Route 250 North
  • Next left onto NASA Blvd.
  • Right onto University Drive

Airports and Accommodations

Note: All airports listed provide rental car services. Time and distance are measured from the airport to the Katherine Johnson IV&V Facility.

Please visit Fairmont, WV Hotels from Google Maps to view hotel accommodations in the Fairmont, WV vicinity.