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  • RELEASE - Commissioners - Port Authority Announce New Grant Program

    The Clinton County Board of Commissioners, in partnership with the Clinton County Port Authority, will be distributing financial assistance to aid small businesses in Clinton County in need of relief from the COVID-19 crisis. Eligible small businesses can apply for up to $10,000 to use for rent/mortgage, nonmunicipal utilities, business insurance, and COVID-19 related expenses (e.g. masks, hand sanitizer, gloves, plexiglass partitions, etc.). Clinton County is utilizing $250,000 of its CARES Act allocation to fund the Clinton County Cares Grant program.

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  • RELEASE - Several Assistance Programs Available to Small Businesses

    (Wilmington, Ohio) The Clinton County Port Authority received information on new State-sponsored COVID-19 relief grant programs over the weekend. Combined with several local opportunities, area small businesses have several options for assistance.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.”

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  • 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.”

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  • RELEASE - Port Authority Receives Duke Energy Grant

    The Clinton County Port Authority was invited to apply for a Duke Energy Local Community Impact Grant earlier in the year, and recently received notification that it was successful in obtaining the $2,500 grant.

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  • RELEASE - Port Authority Receives Duke Energy Grant

    The Clinton County Port Authority was invited to apply for a Duke Energy Local Community Impact Grant earlier in the year, and recently received notification that it was successful in obtaining the $2,500 grant.

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  • 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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  • RELEASE - Port Authority Partners with SBDC

    (Wilmington, Ohio) The Clinton County Port Authority is partnering with Ohio’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC) program to bring advisor Sangmi Kim to Clinton County weekly through the end of the year.

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  • RELEASE - Port Authority Authorizes Repairs Equipment Purchases

    “We are still meeting virtually, using the Zoom platform,” said Executive Director Dan Evers. “We are working to balance the safety and gathering in larger numbers and this is still the best option for us.” At the meeting, the Board reviewed four pieces of legislation.

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  • PORT AUTHORITY, AIRBORNE, LGSTX EXPANDING RELATIONSHIPS

    (WILMINGTON, OHIO) Around the country, aircraft are being temporarily parked as demand for passenger air travel decreases. The Wilmington Air Park, as a facility that can accommodate large aircraft arrivals and departures, is able to offer temporary space for parking of those aircraft.

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  • ILN 2020-2 Taxiway A Pavement Reparis

    Legal Notice to Bidders

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  • ILN 2020-3 Taxiway C Pavement Repairs

    Legal Notice to Bidders

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  • ILN 2020-1 Airfield Sign Replacement

    Legal Notice to Bidders

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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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  • Port Authority Distributes Small Business Safety Toolkits

    (Wilmington, Ohio) Partnering with JobsOhio and the Dayton Development Coalition (DDC), the Clinton County Port Authority received 125 Small Business Safety Toolkits to distribute throughout the community.

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  • 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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Our Ohio Air Park is Centrally Located to All Transportation Making an Ideal Site for an Aerospace Supply Chain company
 
Road System

Crossed by eight major interstates, Ohio has the 7th largest road system and the 6th largest interstate system in the United States.  Wilmington Air Park is less than 10 miles east of Interstate 71 which serves as a major north-south link between the Great Lakes and the Southeast.  The recently completed 73 Bypass gives trucks easy access to the Interstate highway system. Ohio’s trucking industry is the 4th largest in the nation adding over $6.3 billion to the gross domestic product. 
 
Rail

Ohio’s rail industry ranks 4th in the nation as measured by contribution to the gross domestic product--$1.8 billion—and, its 5,318 miles of tracks than are more than those of 47 states.  Its 5,316 miles of tracks are more than those of 47 other states. CSX Transportation, Norfolk Southern and Wheeling and Lake Erie all run rail operations throughout Ohio.  Rail spurs connecting truck, air and water traffic maximize the benefit this system provides the region and state.
 
Air

In addition to the Air Park being a fully functional industrial airport, Wilmington Air Park is located within a 60-mile radius of the Dayton, Cincinnati and Columbus International Airports. Wilmington Air Park provides seamless air-to-highway connectivity. In addition, Ohio's 180-public airport system provides a sure air transport solution to every region in the state. 
 
Water

Ohio has 209 port terminals along 716 miles of navigable waterways leading to the Gulf of Mexico and the St. Lawrence Seaway.  The Army Corps of Engineers ranks Ohio 7th in waterborne domestic cargo.

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