The Ohio State University Airport is the nation’s premier university owned and operated airport, supporting interdisciplinary learning, discovery, and engagement, and is essential to the university's core mission. It is the primary teaching and research laboratory serving the Center for Aviation Studies, as well as other departments throughout The Ohio State University. Equipped with an aircraft fleet, flight simulators, air traffic control, weather station, and communications and navigation systems, the OSU Airport is host to numerous aviation and non-aviation classwork and research projects.
Each semester upwards of 300 students are learning airport management or airport planning, enrolled in a flight lab or associated ground course, or participating in a professional development course at the airport. The airport is a generator of teaching positions and research grants. It is also a study area for students in Aeronautical Engineering, Civil Engineering, City & Regional Planning, Industrial Design, Geography, and Chemistry that utilize the facility to enhance their program of study. It is one of Ohio State’s engaged campuses, opening doors to the “American Dream” for over 2,000 Ohio school-aged children each year, including many from central Ohio’s at risk populations.
The Ohio State Airport's website can be found at http://www.osuairport.org