Besides being a public airport, the Kent State University Airport is used by the College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology for its in-house Aeronautics program which provides flight training and other professional aeronautical training including Air Traffic Control and Airport Management studies 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 United Express designed to help highly skilled and qualified students migrate as a pilot into the airline industry.
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 aviation, 2% air taxi and <1% military. There are 50 aircraft based at this airport: 96% single-engine and 4% multi-engine.