Tom Franzen http://wyso.org en Open Meeting in Springfield To Discuss Airport Funding http://wyso.org/post/open-meeting-springfield-discuss-airport-funding <p>This afternoon in Springfield the Ohio Department of Transportation will host an open meeting aimed at helping Ohio's publicly owned airports make their dollars go farther. In 2012, the Federal Aviation Association gave nearly $26 million and ODOT provided close to $725,000 in grant to Ohio's 97&nbsp; public airports.</p><p>The state agency says that money didn't address all the needs of those airports.</p><p>Springfield's Director of Economic Development, Tom Franzen, feels airports could receive even less funding in the future.</p> Tue, 17 Sep 2013 19:55:00 +0000 Wayne Baker 39358 at http://wyso.org