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    (Wilmington, Ohio) Clinton County was recently recognized as one of the “Top 100 Micropolitans” in the U.S., according to a ranking by Site Selection magazine. This trade publication annually ranks states and regions on their success in securing projects that result in new investment and job creation opportunities.

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  • Economic Development and Workforce Leaders Meet with Dayton Development Coalition

    PORT AUTHORITY HOSTS REGIONAL MEETING (WILMINGTON, OHIO) The Clinton County Port Authority (Port Authority) hosted the first quarterly meeting for the Dayton Development Coalition’s (DDC) region, bringing together Economic Development leaders from the 14-county region. Joining them were representatives from several of the region’s Workforce Development offices, colleges, and other workforce development professionals.

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    WILMINGTON, OH – APRIL 17, 2018 – The Wilmington Air Park has once again earned its Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Part 139 Certification, affirming that the airport facilities, infrastructure, staffing, and operations protocols are on par with other large airports around the country.

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  • Wilmington Air Park poised for redevelopment

    A $3.7 million construction project for a new complex at a Clinton County air park is being proposed as part of a multi-phase initiative to redevelop the area for present and future use.

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  • Richard Thompson Retires from the Clinton County Port Authority Board; John Settlemyre, Brian Smith Appointed

    The September 14, 2017, meeting of the Clinton County Port Authority Board of Directors saw the end of an era, with the retirement of Richard Thompson from the Board. Thompson was appointed to the Port Authority Board in 2004, when the Port Authority was formed by the Clinton County Board of Commissioners.

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  • Wilmington Air Park Certified Part 139 by FAA

    WILMINGTON, OH – MAY 12, 2017 – The Wilmington Air Park has once again earned its Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Part 139 Certification, recognizing that the airport facilities, staffing, operations and infrastructure are on par with other large airports around the country.

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  • The University of Akron and Airborne Project on Pathway to FAA Certification

    The Wilmington Air Park is proud to be the home of a partnership to add value and safety to the aviation industry through applied technology. Air Park tenant Airborne Maintenance and Engineering Services, along with the University of Akron, welcomed several guests for the ribbon cutting on its new Supersonic Particle Deposition Booth. The process employs a supersonic jet of an expanded gas containing metal particles to bond with a solid surface on impact. It is part of a pilot program funded by the State of Ohio and including partners NCERCAMP (University of Akron), SAFE Engineering, US Technology Corporation and Airborne Maintenance and Engineering Services.

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  • WILMINGTON AIR PARK WELCOMES NEW TENANT - Schuerger Law Offices to operate Call Center

    WILMINGTON, OH – FEBRUARY 22, 2017 – The Wilmington Air Park recently added another new tenant, bringing a new employer and new job opportunities to the community. The Law Offices of Robert A. Schuerger Co., LPA has leased 4,400 square feet of office space in the Air Park’s Administration Building. The space will house both legal services and a call center operation for the law firm. The lease term is approximately five years, with a five-year renewal option.

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  • Wilmington Air Park Now Certified at Cat III

    Wilmington, Ohio – October 4, 2016 – The most recent runway in the United States to be Certified by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) as Category III is located at the Wilmington Air Park. The Clinton County Port Authority and LGSTX Services, Inc. received word from the FAA that the Instrument Landing System (ILS) on Runway 22R has been officially certified at Category III/E/3.

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  • Clinton County Receives Brownfields Grant

    Wilmington, Ohio – May 20, 2016 – The Clinton County Port Authority and the Clinton County Regional Planning Commission received word this week that the Port Authority has received a $200,000 Brownfields Assessment Grant from the US Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA).

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  • FAA Authorization Propels UC's UAV Work Skyward

    The high-flying endeavors in unmanned aerial vehicle testing and research at the University of Cincinnati just got a new lift from the Federal Aviation Administration. This week the FAA granted UC's Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics and Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering certificates of authorization (COA) to test five types of UAVs, or drones, in Wilmington Air Park, less than an hour's drive from campus. Permission to also fly with the West Virginia Division of Forestry is still pending.

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  • Site Selection Names Wilmington Ohio in Top Ten U.S. Micropolitans

    Site Selection Magazine recently announced the awards given to this years top Metropolitans and Micropolitans in the U.S. In the magazines ranking of Top Micropolitans cities of 10,000 to 50,000 people Wilmington, Ohio was named number on the Micropolitan list.

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Air Cargo Hub & Air Park


The Wilmington Air Park is located on 1,900 acres in central Ohio. The fully functional airport features nearly 3 million square feet of office, warehouse, and hangar space. There are two runways; 9,000 x 150ft and 10,701 x 150 ft., with CAT III instrumentation.

The Air Park has the capacity to serve as an Air Cargo Hub. Previous tenant, DHL, used the Air Park as a domestic Air Cargo Hub until 2008. The Park provides flexibility in landing schedules, plentiful aprons, and on-site aircraft maintenance. The airport also has access to critical logistical components including water, highway and rail making it an excellent location to conduct business.

Air Transportation Service Group (ATSG) makes the Wilmington Air Park their home. ATSG provide air cargo transportation to domestic and foreign air carriers. In addition, The Air Park can accommodate Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul operations. Airborne Maintenance and Engineering Services (AMES) recently began construction on a two-bay hangar facility. Shovel-ready sites are available for additional hangar construction

Two Runways; 9,000 x 150ft and 10701 x 150ft
CAT III Instrument Approach Capable
125+ acres of Tarmac to park over 126 cargo aircraft
Foreign Trade Zone
Oh-site Aircraft Maintenance Services

Technical Specifications
FAA Information Effective: 2011-01-13
Airport Identifier: ILN
Longitude/Latitude 083-47-6278W/39-25-40.5107N
Elevation: 1077ft/328.27m (surveyed)
Land: 2,000 acres
From nearest city: 2 nautical miles SE of Wilmington Ohio
Magnetic Variation: 04W (1985)

Airport Operations and Facilities
Wind Indicator: Yes
Segmented Circle: No
Control Tower: Yes
Lighting Schedule: 0000-0700
Beacon Color: Clear-Green (lighted land airport)
Landing Fee Charge: Yes
Sectional Chart: Cincinnati
Region: AGL-Great Lakes
Boundary ARTCC:ZID – Indianapolis
Tie-in FSS: DAY-Dayton
FSS on Airport: No
FSS Toll Free: 1-800-WX-BRIEF
NOTAMs Facility: ILN (NOTAM-d service available)

Certification type/date: IV A U 10/1974 

Airport Communication
CTAF: 119.475 

Airport Services
Fuel Available: A
Airframe Repair: Major
Power Plant Repair: Major
Bottled Oxygen: None
Bulk Oxygen: High/Low