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RELEASE - Port Authority Receives MAEDC Award(Wilmington, Ohio) The Clinton County Port Authority’s Economic Development Week 2021 Campaign was selected as the winner for the Marketing Program (Small Division) category for the Mid-America Economic Development Council’s (MAEDC) 2021 Annual Economic Development Awards.
RELEASE - Port Authority Board Renews Agreements, Prepares for Year-End(Wilmington, Ohio) At its November meeting, the Clinton County Port Authority Board approved renewing annual agreements with DigiCom and CBD Advisors, as well as renewed its agreement with Michael Baker International for three years.
RELEASE - City - Port Authority Announce Infrastructure Project(Wilmington, Ohio) Details were recently finalized between the City of Wilmington, the Clinton County Port Authority and the Ohio Department of Development (ODOD) (formerly the Ohio Development Services Agency) for the use of a $1.1 million grant in support of repairs to Airborne Road.
RELEASE - Wilmington Air Park Named Best Airport in Ohio for Second Year 2021(Wilmington, Ohio) The Wilmington Air Park has been recognized as the Best Airport in Ohio for the second year in a row by Ohio Business Magazine in its “Best in Ohio Business” Awards.
RELEASE - Port Authority Receives IEDC Award(Wilmington, Ohio) The Clinton County Port Authority won a Silver Award for its “#EDW2021 in Clinton County” project from the from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC). The recognition was awarded in the category of “Innovation in Economic Development Week.”
LGSTX Services Named Airport Business of the YearWILMINGTON, 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.
RELEASE - Wilmington Air Park One of Top Three Airports in Ohio for Third Year(Wilmington, Ohio) Voting is now open for Ohio Business Magazine’s “Best in Ohio Business” Awards. For the second year in a row, the Wilmington Air Park was selected as one of the top three airports in Ohio, and now the voting is up to the public.
RELEASE - Port Authority Recognized as 2021 Ohio Best Workplace(Wilmington, Ohio) For the second year in a row, the Clinton County Port Authority has been selected by Ohio Business Magazine as a “Best Workplace in Ohio.”
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.
RELEASE - Port Authority Board Authorizes Lease, Building Improvements(Wilmington, Ohio) At its July meeting, the Clinton County Port Authority Board approved the lease of Building 2051 to GA Telesis Engine Services, LLC, as well as approved funds to complete building remediation and improvements.
RELEASE - Port Authority Board Authorizes Fees, Discusses Economic Development(Wilmington, Ohio) At its June meeting, Clinton County Port Authority Board addressed three business items and spent much of the discussion time on economic development efforts throughout Clinton County.
RELEASE - Port Authority Celebrates 10+1 Anniversary(Wilmington, Ohio) The Clinton County Port Authority Board and staff gathered with past Board and staff members, and others recently to mark the “10 + 1” Anniversary of the donation of the Wilmington Air Park to the Clinton County Port Authority.
RELEASE - Port Authority Celebrates Economic Development Week(Wilmington, Ohio) The Clinton County Port Authority is marking National Economic Development Week from May 9-15, 2021, to celebrate the contributions of positive economic development and discuss the role of the profession in the local community.
RELEASE - Port Authority Approves Grant Insurance Renewal(Wilmington, Ohio) At its April meeting, the Clinton County Port Authority Board discussed the continuing need to address infrastructure at the Wilmington Air Park. To that end, it reviewed and approved an application to the Ohio Department of Transportation, Office of Aviation for projects estimated to total nearly $900,000.
US cargo-focussed airports report rapid growth in 2020US airports with a cargo focus last year saw their freight volumes grow rapidly as consumers switched to e-commerce, according to new research by Chaddick Institute for Metropolitan Development.
RELEASE - Port Authority Celebrates #SBDC DayWILMINGTON, OHIO - For over 40 years the America’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network has helped millions of men, women, veteran, and minority entrepreneurs and other small business owners start and grow their businesses. Totaling nearly 1,000 locations across the country, SBDCs are in every community providing local businesses and entrepreneurs with the resources needed to succeed. The Clinton County Port Authority is pleased to welcome James Buckner, a new Business Advisor with the Miami University SBDC (MUSBDC), to the Port Authority team.
RELEASE - Port Authority Launches New Economic Development WebsiteWILMINGTON, OH -- The Clinton County Port Authority (CCPA) recently launched a new website, created by Golden Shovel Agency, to further strengthen its online presence and the economic growth of the community. The new site includes county-wide data, information specifically collected for site selectors, and local business resources to serve as a one-stop-shop for companies considering new investment or expansion in Clinton County.
RELEASE - Wilmington Air Park Highest Volume Cargo Airport in Ohio
(Wilmington, Ohio) The Wilmington Air Park was ranked the highest volume airport in Ohio for cargo shipped for 12 consecutive months ended July 2020. That volume also makes it the 33rd busiest airport in the United States based on pounds of freight transiting the airport.
RELEASE-Wilmington Air Park Named Best Airport in Ohio(Wilmington, Ohio) The Wilmington Air Park was recently named the Best Airport in Ohio by Ohio Business Magazine, in its “Best in Ohio Business” Awards. In its announcement, the magazine noted: “In this, our inaugural Best in Ohio Business Awards, we wanted to honor the many businesses and services that make Ohio such a great place to do business.”
RELEASE - County Emergency Loan Fund Initiated(Wilmington, Ohio) The Clinton County Port Authority has launched an Emergency Loan Fund (ELF), to provide short- to mid-term loans to local businesses impacted by the pandemic. “Locally, our small businesses have worked diligently to react to the new business climate,” said Dan Evers, Clinton County Port Authority Executive Director. “This opportunity is designed to target small businesses in need of immediate funds to sustain and/or fund costs associated with re-opening or remaining open.”
RELEASE - Port Authority Recognized as 2020 Best Workplace in Ohio(Wilmington, Ohio) Annually, Ohio Business Magazine sends out the call to organizations throughout the state of Ohio, looking for the Best Workplaces. In its fifth year of recognizing for-profit, nonprofit and government institutions, the publication selected the Clinton County Port Authority to be among the 22 entities, with fewer than 50 employees as a “Best Workplace in Ohio.”
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(WILMINGTON, OHIO) The Clinton County Port Authority (Port Authority) received a Notice of Project Approval (NPA) indicating that it has successfully secured grant funds from the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) FY2020 Ohio Airport Grant Program. These funds will be leveraged with Port Authority funds to complete repairs of concrete infrastructure on Taxiway A and Taxiway C, as well as replace lighted signs along Runway 22R/4L.
WILMINGTON, OH, OCTOBER 14, 2019: The Ohio Economic Development Association (OEDA) presented its Annual Excellence Awards at its 2019 Annual Summit, held at the Embassy Suites Columbus-Dublin.
Wilmington, OH – Five parties – the Clinton County Board of Commissioners, City of Wilmington, Wilmington Community Improvement Corporation, Clinton County Convention & Visitors Bureau, and the Clinton County Port Authority – have committed to launching a comprehensive, collaborative county-wide economic development program. The initiative, with funding from all five organizations, will be facilitated and managed by the Clinton County Port Authority and will create a single point of contact for economic development activity, existing businesses, and those companies considering locating in Clinton County, Ohio.
March 27, 2019 – (Wilmington, Ohio) Business before the Clinton County Port Authority (CCPA) Board of Directors last week focused on infrastructure projects at the Wilmington Air Park. Action on five projects was authorized by the Board of Directors. Combined, these projects will result in an investment of approximately $3 million in aviation-related infrastructure improvements.
Sealed bids will be received by the Clinton County Port Authority at the Wilmington Air Park, 1113 Airport Rd, Wilmington, OH 45177 until 12:00 P.M. EST, on the 11th day of March, 2019 at which time said bids will be opened and publicly read for the #2019‐1 ‐ Runway 22R Pavement Repairs project for the Clinton County Port Authority, in accordance with the specifications on file in bid #2019‐1 ‐ Runway 22R Pavement Repairs.
Sealed bids will be received by the Clinton County Port Authority at the Wilmington Air Park, 1113 Airport Rd, Wilmington, OH 45177 until 12:00 P.M. EST, on the 18th day of March, 2019 at which time said bids will be opened and publicly read for the #2019‐2 ‐ Wind Cone Replacement project for the Clinton County Port Authority, in accordance with the specifications on file in bid #2019‐2 ‐ Wind Cone Replacement.
The Clinton County Port Authority (Port Authority) Board of Directors recently approved three facility leases representing nearly 140,700 square feet of space in three buildings at the Wilmington Air Park.
The Clinton County Port Authority (Port Authority) received a Notice of Project Approval (NPA) indicating that it has successfully secured grant funds from the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) FY2019 Ohio Airport Grant Program. These funds will be leveraged with Port funds to complete repairs of concrete on the north east end of the runway, and to replace and relocate wind cones at each end of the runway.
The Bright Farms facility is under construction on David’s Drive.
Its announcement to locate in Wilmington, Ohio, bringing capital investment and jobs to the area, was one of the projects included in the submission for the Governor’s Cup Award.
MAIN STREET, PORT AUTHORITY PARTNER TO SUPPORT FESTIVAL - Main Street Wilmington recently partnered with the Clinton County Port Authority to secure a $5,000 sponsorship investment, designed to benefit the ongoing work and mission of the Main Street Wilmington organization.
The University of Akron and Airborne Project on Pathway to FAA Certification - Wilmington, Ohio -- March 27, 2017 -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.
Wilmington Air Park Welcomes New Tenant 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).
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).
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.
Wilmington Air Park Receives the Mid-America Economic Development Council Award - MAEDC presented its annual Economic Development awards at the 2013 Mid-America Competitiveness Conference
Clinton County Revolving Loan Fund Helps Businesses Grow - The Clinton County Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) is a county wide program available to new or existing businesses in Clin
Wilmington Air Park Receives Excellence in Economic Development Award - The Wilmington Air Park received a Gold Excellence Award in Economic Development for News from the Runway.
Carbon Nano-Firm Locates at Air Park - A small firm in the unmanned aerial systems (UAS) industry has moved its operations from Wright-Patterson Air Force Base to the Wilmington Air Park.
Manufacturer Moves Into Wilmington Air Pak - An advanced materials manufacturer has moved into Wilmington Air Park as it moves into the unmanned aerial systems industry.
The Wilmington Air Park - Hub for Foreign Trade - A trio of Clinton County's leaders recently embarked on a 10-day trip into Turkey, tasked with finding solutions to some of the area's major economic development questions, including those that may unlock the key to trading soybeans and livestock for the entire country.
Sinclair College Receives Authorization to Fly UAV's at Wilmington Air Park - College to partner with community and industry.
Ohio City That Became Recession Focus Rebounds - Yahoo News - Ohio city that became recession focus reboundin slowly. Wilmington keeps public job tally.
Air Transport Services Group Expand Wilmington Operation - Aviation Maintenance - Wilmington Air Park officials have confirmed that (ATI), a subsidiary of Air Transport Services Group, expects to move as many as 80 airline and flight operations positions from other states to the Wilmington Air Park.