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  • RELEASE - CCPA Receives ODOT Grant

    (Wilmington, Ohio) The Clinton County Port Authority received notification from the Ohio Department of Transportation, Office of Aviation that it would receive a FY2024 Grant in support of navigational aids upgrades and repairs. The $493,000.00 Grant will be used to augment Port Authority funds for the purchase and installation of a Localizer on the 10,000-foot runway.

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  • RELEASE - Port Authority Recognized as 2024 Best Workplace in Ohio

    (Wilmington, Ohio) For the fifth year in a row, the Clinton County Port Authority has been selected by Ohio Business Magazine as a “Best Workplace in Ohio.”

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  • RELEASE - CCPA to Receive OTSCIF Grant

    (Wilmington, Ohio) The Clinton County Port Authority is one of several entities in the State of Ohio that will receive funding from a unique, one-time $700 million fund established by the Ohio General Assembly.

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  • RELEASE - Port Authority Recognizes LaPine

    (Wilmington, Ohio) The Clinton County Port Authority recognized retiring Board Member Renee LaPine at is recent meeting. LaPine started on the Port Authority Board in 2015, amid a time of great change at the Wilmington Air Park.

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  • RELEASE - Workforce Collaborative Receives Mid-America Award

    (Wilmington, Ohio) The Clinton County Workforce Collaborative (Collaborative) was recognized by the Mid-America Economic Development Council at the 2023 Mid-America Competitiveness Conference, held November 29-December 1, in Indianapolis.

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  • RELEASE - Vector Electromagnetics New to Wilmington Air Park

    (Wilmington, Ohio) The Clinton County Port Authority continues to diversify the mix of businesses located at the Wilmington Air Park. Most recently, this involves the lease of both office space and research, development, and test space to Vector ElectroMagnetics, LLC.

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  • RELEASE - Port Authority Board Holds Annual Meeting

    (Wilmington, Ohio) The Clinton County Port Authority held its October meeting recently and elected officers for the 2023-2024 Boad Year.

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  • RELEASE - Port Authority Recognized as 2023 Best Workplace in Ohio

    (Wilmington, Ohio) For the fourth year in a row, the Clinton County Port Authority has been selected by Ohio Business Magazine as a “Best Workplace in Ohio.”

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  • RELEASE - Roth Joins Clinton County Port Authority

    Wilmington, Ohio – Josh Roth will join the Clinton County Port Authority staff this week as the Economic Development Director. He brings over 10 years of economic development experience from a variety of work experiences.

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  • RELEASE - Brindle Awarded Bob Ady Scholarship

    (Wilmington, OH) Clinton County Port Authority Workforce and Data Specialist Ruth Brindle was recently recognized by the Mid-America Economic Development Council as a 2023 recipient of the annual Bob Ady Scholarship. The program encourages participation at the Mid-America annual conferences and provides each recipient with mentor support throughout the year, allowing for the most impact of the experiences.

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  • RELEASE - Clinton County Port Authority 2023 SBDC Day Ambassador

    (Wilmington, OH) The Clinton County Port Authority (CCPA) is proud to be one of 50 Ambassadors for the 2023 SBDC Day on March 15, 2023. The day is a national, collective proclamation of the impact America’s Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs) have on the success of our nation’s dreamers, innovators, and doers – America’s small businesses.

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  • NEW FISCAL MANAGER POSITION

    The Clinton County Port Authority is seeking a Fiscal Manager to provide a broad range of fiscal and budgetary support to the Port Authority. This person will be responsible for day-to-day financial operations as well as long-term financial planning and should be well versed in Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

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  • RELEASE - Port Authority Announces T. Alex Beres as New Executive Director

    Wilmington, Ohio – The Board of Directors of the Clinton County Port Authority announced today that T. Alex Beres has been selected to be the new Executive Director. A seasoned public official with significant economic development background, Beres brings a wealth of management experience to the Port Authority to continue its work in Clinton County.

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  • RELEASE - Port Authority Prepares for 2023

    (Wilmington, Ohio) The Clinton County Port Authority Board of Directors held its final regularly scheduled meeting of 2022 recently.

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  • RELEASE - Workforce Collaborative Presents at National Conference

    (Wilmington, Ohio) Members of the Clinton County Workforce Collaborative recently presented at “Dream Forward: Imagine the Future of Education,” the 2022 national conference of the Association of Educational Service Agencies (AESA) in Atlanta, Georgia.

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  • RELEASE - Wilmington Air Park Named Best Airport in Ohio 2022

    (Wilmington, Ohio) The Wilmington Air Park has been recognized as the Best Airport in Ohio for the third year in a row by Ohio Business Magazine in its “Best in Ohio Business” Awards.

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  • RELEASE - Port Authority Recognized as 2022 Best Workplace in Ohio

    (Wilmington, Ohio) For the third year in a row, the Clinton County Port Authority has been selected by Ohio Business Magazine as a “Best Workplace in Ohio.”

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  • Release – WILMINGTON DRIVE PROGRAM LAUNCHES Collaborative Effort Initiated to Facilitate Downtown Development

    (Wilmington, Ohio) A new economic development initiative – the Wilmington DRIVE (Downtown Revitalization Investment Vibrancy Effort) is being put in place to advance downtown Wilmington redevelopment opportunities.

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  • LGSTX Services Named Airport Business of the Year

    WILMINGTON, Ohio – August 26, 2021 – LGSTX Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Air Transport Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATSG), was named 2021 Airport Business of the Year yesterday at the Ohio Aviation Association (OAA) Annual Conference. The award recognizes a business with a mission, services, and goals that result in a positive impact on a community, workforce, and local airport.

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  • RELEASE - Port Authority Celebrates Award-Winning SBDC Member

    (Wilmington, Ohio) The Clinton County Port Authority is pleased to congratulate David Riggs, Director of the SBDC at Miami Regionals, for being named Ohio’s SBDC State Star in 2021.

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2015 News
 
FAA Authorizes Flight Test Research for Workhorse Group HorseFly(TM) UAS
CINCINNATI, Oct. 14, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) granted a Certificate of Authorization (COA) to the Ohio/Indiana UAS Center and Test Complex, allowing Workhorse Group Inc. (OTCQB:WKHS) and the University of Cincinnati (UC) to continue their joint development of Workhorse Group's HorseFly™ UAS, which is designed to fly to and from a standard delivery vehicle. Testing of HorseFly will take place at the Wilmington Air Park in Wilmington, OH.
 
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.
 
DAN EVERS SELECTED BY CLINTON COUNTY PORT AUTHORITY
The Board of Directors of the Clinton County Port Authority recently announced that Dan Evers has been selected to be the new Executive Director. A seasoned public official with significant economic development background, Evers brings a wealth of experience to the Port Authority to continue its work in Clinton County.
 
CLINTON COUNTY PORT AUTHORITY EXTENDS DEADLINE FOR PURCHASING COORDINATOR APPLICANTS
The Clinton County Port Authority has been seeking applicants for a Purchasing Coordinator position. Originally, the advertisement that ran in the Wilmington New Journal on July 24 and July 30 noted an August 7 deadline for resumes. The deadline has been extended to August 14, 2015.

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