news from the runway
Beck Crew in Town TodayWilmington, Ohio - A camera crew from the Glenn Beck program is in Wilmington today, getting updates on the town Beck himself visited in December 2010.
Supply-chain Groups to Gather at Air ParkWilmington, Ohio - About 100 Cincinnati area supply-chain professionals are expected to attend a Wilmington event in early December when they'll tour the Wilmington Air Park.
Air Park Positioned For The Future
The Wilmington Air Park is making strides in finding new uses for the sprawling facility in the wake of DHL's pullout from the site back in 2009.
Wilmington Air Park Receives Development AwardThe Wilmington Air Park has received an award from the International Economic Development Council.
Drones Coming To Ohio? Wilmington Considered For One of Six FAA Test Sites
WILMINGTON, Ohio -- By 2014, some residents in Southwest Ohio could look up into the sky to see small, unmanned drones flying overhead.
Wilmington Air Park Fights Back After DHL DepartureFor many communities, a mass layoff is a worst-case scenario, especially if it impacts the largest employer in town. When Wilmington Air Park lost its major tenant in 2009, it was devastating for the community.
Sinclair College Receives Authorization to Fly UAV's at Wilmington Air ParkDAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) - Sinclair College has received a Certificate of Authorization (CoA) from the Federal Aviation Administration which will allow Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) be flown at Wilmington Airpark, the college announced Aug. 1.
Clinton County Revolving Loan Fund Now Available
A new tool for businesses in Clinton County, as well as those considering locating in Clinton County is now available to support qualifying projects.
Ohio In Strong Position To Win Drone Site
COLUMBUS — Companies wanting to develop unmanned aircraft systems are sitting there waiting for six areas of the country to get the OK to test-fly drones, the vice president of a Fortune 500 defense company told Ohio lawmakers Tuesday.
Air Transport Services Group Expand Wilmington Operation
Wilmington Air Park officials have confirmed that Air Transport International, Inc. (ATI) , a subsidiary of Air Transport Services Group, Inc. (ATSG), expects to move as many as 80 airline maintenance and flight operations positions from other states to the Wilmington Air Park.
Wilmington, A City That Became Focus During Recession Rebounds
WILMINGTON, Ohio - A southwest Ohio community that became a national focal point for demonstrating the pain of recession job loss is making a slow comeback.
Welcome to Wilmington Air Park – Premier Aviation Business Park
Specializing In: Aviation Manufacturing, R&D, Maintenance Repair Overhaul, – Unmanned Aerial Systems, Testing, Air Cargo and Logistics
The Wilmington Air Park is an integrated Aviation and Logistics Business Park located on 1,900 acres in central Ohio. The Air Park features nearly 3 million square feet of industrial, office and hangar space. The Air Park is strategically located between Cincinnati, Columbus and Dayton, Ohio. It has easy access to I-71 and is within 50-70 miles of three international passenger-service airports. As a fully functional airport with two runways, (9,000 x 150 ft. and 10,701 x 150 ft.) and CAT III instrument approach, the Wilmington Air Park can land as large as 747-class aircrafts.
The Wilmington Air Park provides flexibility in landing schedules, plentiful aprons, on-site aircraft maintenance, Foreign Trade Zone Designation and an array of state and local incentive programs. Aerospace and cargo companies find Wilmington Air Park an ideal location to locate their business.
Ohio ranks in the top 4 states in the country for logistics. This premier aviation business park is ideally situated in the heart of an excellent infrastructure network. In addition, Ohio has the 7th largest road system in the U.S. Ohio is within 600 miles of 61% of all U.S. and Canadian manufacturing locations and is home to a diverse transportation system linking all North American and global markets.
A steady and skilled population, in the heart of Ohio’s aerospace and logistics region, provides an ample workforce with a strong work ethic and a bias to logistics and transportation, warehouse and distribution, and aerospace skill sets. An abundance of universities, college and trade schools support skilled training and can offer tailored programs for employee training.