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Ohio State University Airport

Columbus, OH

Phone: 614-292-5460
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Attendance: Attended
Year-round, 7 Days a Week,0600-2300
Tower:Air Traffic Control Tower, 16 hrs/day, everyday, year-roundTower Hrs: 0700-2300
Elevation:905 ft (275.8 m) (Surveyed)
Location:10.00 mi. NW of Columbus
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:ILS, LOC, RNAV, GPS, NDB
Runways:05/23, 09L/27R, 09R/27L, H1
Longest paved runway: 5004 ft
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Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 5.75  (full serve service)
Jet-A$ 4.09  (full serve service)

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Runway 05/23

Dimensions:3562 x 100ft. / 1085.7 x 30.5mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 21000 lb
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
05903.1ft. MSL
54° mag
49° true
0.3% down
basicNo DataTrees, 200 ft Right of center, 37 ft high, 780 ft from end, 15:1 clearance slope
23892.7ft. MSL
234° mag
229° true
0.3% up
basicNo DataTrees, 50 ft Both-Sides of center, 60 ft high, 1,422 ft from end, 20:1 clearance slope

Runway 09L/27R

Dimensions:2994 x 100ft. / 912.6 x 30.5mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 25200 lb
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in fair conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
09L904.4ft. MSL
92° mag
87° true
0.4% down
No Databasicvisual glide slope: 2-Box/Left-Side VASI
Operate Continuously
27R891.5ft. MSL
272° mag
267° true
0.4% up
No Databasicvisual glide slope: 2-Box/Left-Side VASI
Trees, 122 ft Right of center, 72 ft high, 1,545 ft from end, 18:1 clearance slope
W Operate Continuously

Runway 09R/27L

Dimensions:5004 x 100ft. / 1525.2 x 30.5mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 45000 lb
Surface:asphalt, grooved, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:high
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
09R901.3ft. MSL
92° mag
87° true
0.2% down
precisionvisual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
approach: 1400ft/Medium-Intensity/Runway Alignment Indicators
ILSOperate Continuously
27L889.6ft. MSL
272° mag
267° true
0.2% up
non-precisionrunway end identifier: REIL is present
visual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
Tree, 714 ft Right of center, 53 ft high, 2,470 ft from end, 42:1 clearance slope
Twr Operates When Open Operate Continuously

Helipad H1

Dimensions:40 x 40ft. / 12.2 x 12.2mWeight Bearing Cap:
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
H1No Data
No DataNo Data

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RunwayApplies toApproach/DepartureText
See TextSee TextSee TextIn efct; tbjt dep ry 9R-27L; by agreement with Port Columbus (CMH) Approach Control, acft departing off OSU on a bearing between 090 degrees and 210 degrees shall not be allowed to exit the OSU class delta surface area between these bearings

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
Capital City Aviation
  • Rentals
  • Flight Training
On field: SW
Central Ohio Flyers Association
  • Flight Training
Columbus Northwest Flyers
  • Flight Training
On field: SE
New Flyers Association
  • Rentals
  • Flight Training
On field: SE
The Ohio State University
    Columbus, OH
    The Ohio State University Airport
    • Maintenance
    • $5.75
    • $4.09
    • Rentals
    • Sales
    • Flight Training
    On field: SW
    UNICOM: 122.95
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    Services at this airport:

    Engine Repair: MajorAirframe Repair: MajorBulk Oxygen: High/Low
    Fuel: 100LL Low-Lead, Jet A1 +Icing Inhibitor
    Transportation: Limousine
    Rental Cars: 
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    Activities: Intensive Flight Training
    Operations: Helicopter

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    Operations & More Information

    Lat/Long:N40 4.7899' / W83 4.3891'
    Charts:NACO: Detroit Sectional
    Mag Var:05W (1990)
    ARTCC:Indianapolis (ZID)
    FSS:Dayton (DAY)
    NOTAM Facility:OSU
    Approach/Departure Control FacilityCMH
    Pattern Altitude:
    Light Aircraft1900
    Wind Indicator:Lighted
    Seg. Circle:No
    Lighting:Pilot Activated Lighting:
    • medium intensity: 5 clicks in 3 secs
    When Twr Clsd Atcvt MALSR Ry 09r - CTAF. HIRL Ry 09r/27l, MIRL Ry 05/23 May be Preset Med Ints in Favor of Forecasted Wind; Otherwise Low Intst. MIRL Ry 09l/27r Low Intst

    Aircraft & Activity

    Based GA Aircraft

    Single Engine:117
    Multi Engine:21

    Airport Activity

    GA Local:28,690
    GA Itinerant:31,658
    Air Taxi:10,506

    (12-month period ending on 12/31/2014)

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    Contact Addresses

    Owner:Airport Manager:
    Ohio State UniversityDouglas E. Hammon
    Ohio State Univ Airport, 2160 W. Case RdOhio State Univ Airport, 2160 W. Case Rd
    Columbus, OH 43235Columbus, OH 43235
    614-292-5460 (Office) 614-292-5460 (Office)
    for Arpt Opns Call 614-292-5580