Springfield-Beckley Airport http://wyso.org en Barnstorming Carnival Draws A Crowd In Springfield http://wyso.org/post/barnstorming-carnival-draws-crowd-springfield <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The </span>Springfield-Beckley<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Municipal Airport and </span>Airpark<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> hosted the first-ever Barnstorming Carnival in the area over the weekend.&nbsp;</span></p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 11:03:30 +0000 Wayne Baker 53057 at http://wyso.org Barnstorming Carnival Draws A Crowd In Springfield 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 ODOT Selects Springfield As Site for Ohio/Indiana UAS Center http://wyso.org/post/odot-selects-springfield-site-ohioindiana-uas-center <p>The Ohio Department of Transportation has selected Springfield as the site for the Ohio/Indiana Unmanned Aerial Systems Center.&nbsp; The center will be the hub for Ohio and Indiana’s joint operational efforts to become a test site for unmanned aerial systems.<br><br>The Unmanned Aerial Systems Center will be housed in the Nextedge Applied Research and Technology Park which sits on the eastern part of Springfield along Route 40.<br><br>ODOT will manage the Systems Center in Springfield, which has a two-year lease that will run until June of 2015 at a total cost of $70,000.<br> Thu, 13 Jun 2013 18:33:51 +0000 Wayne Baker 34705 at http://wyso.org MEVA expanding at Springfield's Airpark Ohio http://wyso.org/post/meva-expanding-springfields-airpark-ohio <p><br>The City of Springfield is planning to sell six acres of land to the German-based company MEVA&nbsp; Formwork Systems for approximately $148,000.&nbsp;The company plans to expand its U.S. operations at its current Clark County Airpark Ohio location, and the expansion will create 15 new jobs in the next three years.<br><br>Springfield and MEVA have reached an incentive agreement which states the company will retain 35 jobs and create 15 new ones over the next three years in exchange for approximately $9,500.&nbsp; City officials say the new jobs will pay nearly $42,000 per year.<br> Tue, 11 Sep 2012 21:35:13 +0000 Wayne Baker 22107 at http://wyso.org Springfield-Beckley Airport Begins Air National Guard Construction Project http://wyso.org/post/springfield-beckley-airport-begins-air-national-guard-construction-project <p>On Saturday officials gathered in Clark County for a ground-breaking ceremony at the Springfield-Beckley airport. It kicks off an 11.6 million dollar construction project that will benefit the Air National Guard Base housed at the airport.&nbsp;</p><p>The project will result in a new administrative building and a training complex for the National Guard. It&#39;s being built by Tamsah Marker. The Bellefontaine-based company will also construct a warehouse facility and a parking lot to support the new complex.</p> Mon, 08 Aug 2011 21:30:34 +0000 Wayne Baker 2837 at http://wyso.org