Springfield-Beckley Airport http://wyso.org en Businesses Hope Springfield Air Show Will Give A Boost To Struggling Airpark http://wyso.org/post/businesses-hope-springfield-air-show-will-give-boost-struggling-airpark <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">Two Clark County businesses located at the Springfield-Beckley Municipal Airport received a boost from the recent <a href="http://wyso.org/post/barnstorming-carnival-draws-crowd-springfield">Barnstorming Carnival, an air show that was held on the site last weekend</a>. Both companies hope the event generated more support for the airport.</span></p> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:33:27 +0000 Wayne Baker 53257 at http://wyso.org Businesses Hope Springfield Air Show Will Give A Boost To Struggling Airpark 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