With harsh cold and snow forecast for much of the state in the next few days, officials in Ohio’s Department of Aging are urging precautions for older people who could be at increased risk of weather-related problems.
The suspect who was fatally shot yesterday at Port Columbus by police has been identified. Columbus Police say he’s 41 year old Hashim Hanif Ibn Abdul-Rasheed. The shooting is still under investigation.
The Columbus airports could lose their entire air traffic control staffs due to the federal budget cuts known as sequestration.
In the proposed budget for the Federal Aviation Administration next year, the Obama administration is asking for a $100-per-flight user fee on nearly every commercial flight in controlled airspace. Itâ€™s been denounced by the airline industry, but the proposal is especially concerning for pilots and operators at Ohio’s smaller airports.
Authorities in Cleveland say a man fatally shot his airport-security-officer wife, fired at a second person, and then killed himself at an off-site airport employee parking lot.
Nearly 30 air traffic control towers around the U.S. are getting additional workers for their late night shifts. The move comes after a controller fell asleep on the job in Nevada this week. WOSU reports Columbus’s airport will not be affected by the changes.
A heavy snowstorm blankets central Ohio causing delays and cancellations.
Homeland Security officials today unveiled a new cuing system for passengers going through security at Port Columbus.
The Pickaway County sheriff’s office identified two men late Wednesday afternoon who died in an early morning crash near Rickenbacker Airport.
With nearly seven million passengers moving through Port Columbus International airport every year, the jarring sound of airplane noise may be painfully familiar. NASA expects U.S. air traffic to double or triple by 2025, a projection that has engineers working hard to silence the roar. Engineers at Ohio State University have applied for a patent on technology called plasma actuators that could reduce jet noise.
Authorities say 68-year-old pilot Evan Wood and 73-year-old passenger Walter Buchholz of Punta Gorda, Florida died today when their small plane crashed less than a mile from the Union County airport.