- February 18, 2013—Kent State Invites Community to Provide Input for New Airport Master Plan—The first public meeting for the Kent State University Airport Master Plan has been scheduled for Monday, March 4. In this meeting, the public will be introduced to the project and learn why university leaders are reassessing recommendations from the 2006 plan and taking a fresh look at the airport’s assets and needs.The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. at Council Chambers at Stow City Hall, located at 3760 Darrow Road in Stow. It will include a presentation of the master plan process, the project schedule and how the public can provide input on the airport’s existing conditions and future use. Click to read more.
- December 29, 2012—KSU looks at airport’s future (Akron Beacon Journal Online). “Eight years ago, Kent State wanted to decommission its airport and move elsewhere. But the Federal Aviation Administration, which has final say about the property, said the airport was too important to move and that it didn’t want to waste the $3.9 million it had given KSU for improvements there. Now, university officials are taking a fresh look at the 287-acre airport between state Route 59 and River Road in Stow in Summit County…” Click to read more at Ohio.com. Click here to download a PDF of the article.
- December 19, 2012—Kent State University Airport Initiates Development of a New Master Plan—Public meetings soon to be organized
A steering team for the Kent State University Airport has begun planning the development of a new master plan. The public may help determine the future of the airport by participating in a series of public information meetings in early 2013. Click to read more.