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RELEASE - Port Authority Announces T. Alex Beres as New Executive DirectorWilmington, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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 - 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.
Our Ohio Air Park is Centrally Located to All Transportation Making an Ideal Site for an Aerospace Supply Chain company
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.
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.
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.
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.