A resolution honoring Ohioan and Olympic athlete Jesse Owens has been approved by the U.S. Senate.
A Southwest Airlines plane made an emergency landing at Port Columbus International Airport because a fire-indicator light came on.
Federal agents confiscated a loaded handgun at a Port Columbus checkpoint on Sunday. Its the eleventh time this year a passenger was caught with a firearm inside a carry-on bag. Transportation Security Administration spokesman Mark Howell says agents are also confiscating a smaller less noticeable weapon.
Half a million pilots are expected to be needed around the world in the next twenty years, and that could be great news for “The Birthplace of Aviation.”
A statue of Jerrie Mock was dedicated at Port Columbus Airport to commemorate the 50th anniversary of becoming the first woman to complete a solo flight around the world.
A train linking downtown to Port Columbus, Mayor Michael Coleman wants it included in a plan to make the airport a “regional transportation center.” But, it’s a longshot.
Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman delivered his 15th State of the City address, last night, at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. And education headlined the speech.
The shutdown of the United hub is the latest in a series of bad aviation news in Ohio in the last decade or so.
Airport officials are not saying the nature of the threat or how it was made.
Airline passengers at Port Columbus could see fewer flight options and higher fares if two big airlines successfully challenge an anti-trust suit. American and U-S Air account for more than 25% of all flights into and out of Port Columbus. The two airlines want to combine their services and vow to challenge a federal effort to stop the merger.
Some universities are making an extra effort to welcome international students to the United States with the help of an airport in Columbus.