Besides being a public airport, the Kent State University Airport is used in the College of Technology's Aeronautics program which provides flight training and other professional aeronautical training to enrolled Kent State University students. The airport also operates a Flight Clinic for the general public who are interested in attaining private pilot instruction. Kent State has a leading Pilot Training Bridge Program with Continental Express designed to help highly-skilled and qualified students migrate as a pilot into the airline industry.
Facilities and aircraft
<!-- Deleted image removed: -->Kent State University Airport covers an area of 298 acres (121 ha) which contains three runways:
Runway 1/19: 4,000 x 60 ft (1,219 x 18 m), Surface: Asphalt
Runway 5/23: 2,400 x 165 ft (732 x 50 m), Surface: Turf (Closed)
Runway 9/27: 1,170 x 55 ft (357 x 17 m), Surface: Turf (Closed)
For the 12-month period ending November 8, 2005, the airport had 72,500 aircraft operations, an average of 198 per day: 97% general...... Read More