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September 19, 2008
Two years after the Cincinnati and Blue Ash mayors brokered a deal to save Cincinnati-Blue Ash Airport in southwestern Ohio, work is progressing to reconfigure the airport and build a park nearby. AOPA Vice President of Local Airport Advocacy Bill Dunn met with officials from both cities to receive an update on the project and ensure that the two-phase project maintains momentum. The city of Cincinnati applied for a $9.4 million Airport Improvement Program grant from the FAA in March and provided the engineering design for the plans. The grant is pending while the city prepares more information to send to the FAA. Read more on AOPA Online.
Pilots have formed a user group and launched a petition drive to save Runway 5/23 at Joplin Regional Airport in Joplin, Mo.
AOPA is urging Santa Rosa County officials who operate Peter Prince Field in Milton, Fla., to revise proposed rules to eliminate potential conflicts.
The new owners of a privately owned, public-use airport in an enviable New Jersey location have big plans, and vacant hangars.
AOPA thanks our members for their continued support in protecting the freedom to fly.