Kent State University Airport

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Coordinates: 41°09′05″N 081°24′54″W / 41.15139°N 81.41500°W / 41.15139; -81.41500

Kent State University Airport
Airport type Public
Owner Kent State University
Serves Kent, Ohio
Location Stow, Ohio
Elevation AMSL 1,134 ft / 345 m
1G3 is located in Ohio
1G3 is located in the US
Location of airport in Ohio/United States
Direction Length Surface
ft m
1/19 4,000 1,219 Asphalt
5/23 (Closed) 2,400 732 Turf
9/27 (Closed) 1,170 357 Turf
Statistics (2005)
Aircraft operations 72,500
Based aircraft 50
Sources: FAA,[1] airport website[2]

Kent State University Airport (FAA LID: 1G3) is a public airport in Stow, Ohio, United States owned by Kent State University. The airport is located along State Route 59 (Kent Road) approximately three miles (5 km) west of the central business district of Kent.[1]

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 had 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.[3]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Kent State University Airport covers an area of 298 acres (121 ha) which contains one runways:[1]

  • Runway 1/19: 4,000 x 60 ft (1,219 x 18 m), Surface: Asphalt

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.[1]


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