Ohio State University Airport
is a public airport
located six miles (10 km) northwest of the central business district
, a city in Franklin County
, United States
. It is owned and operated by The Ohio State University
in Columbus, not to be confused with Ohio University
, which owns the Ohio University Airport
. It is also known as the OSU Don Scott Airport
, named after Donald E. Scott
, an OSU alumnus
who died during his training as a pilot
during World War II
The Ohio State University Airport (OSU) serves the needs the university's students and faculty, while offering general aviation services for people in central Ohio.
The OSU Airport began in 1943 as a flight training facility for military and civilian pilots, operated by the OSU School of Aviation. The OSU Airport now operates as a self-supporting entity of The Ohio State University through the Department of Aerospace Engineering & Aviation.
The Department oversees all aspects of the Airport from Airport Management, to Fixed Base Operations, to Airport Maintenance.
The OSU Airport is a Part 139 Certificated Airport, serving as a general aviation reliever for the nearby Port Columbus International Airport
The OSU Airport is home to 230 aircraft, including single- and multi-engine, piston, and turbine engine aircraft and rotorcraft. The OSU Airport oversees an estimated 100,000 operations per year, including corporate activity,... Read More