Port Authority News & Press Releases

Port Authority Receives IEDC Award


International Economic Development Council Recognizes Organization’s “Economic Development Week” Efforts  (Wilmington, Ohio) The Clinton County Port Authority won a Silver Award for its “#EDW2021 in Clinton County” project from the from the Internat…

LGSTX Services Named OAA Airport Business of the Year


The Wilmington Air Park is home to the Ohio Aviation Association's (OAA) 2021 Airport Business of the Year.   LGSTX Services, Inc. was recognized at the annual conference. An excerpt from the media release is below: COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio Aviatio…

Wilmington Air Park one of Top Three Airports in Ohio for Second Year


Ohio Business Magazine Voting Open for Top Airport Honors  (Wilmington, Ohio) Voting is now open for Ohio Business Magazine’s “Best in Ohio Business” Awards. For the second year in a row, the Wilmington Air Park was selected as one of the top three …

Port Authority Recognized as 2021 Ohio Best Workplace


Ohio Business Magazine Recognizes Outstanding WorkplacesFor the second year in a row, the Clinton County Port Authority has been selected by Ohio Business Magazine as a “Best Workplace in Ohio.” The magazine’s annual program recognizes workplaces in…

Port Authority Celebrates Award-Winning SBDC Member


The Clinton County Port Authority is pleased to congratulate David Riggs, Director of the SBDC at Miami Regionals, for being named Ohio’s SBDC State Star in 2021.  America’s SBDC, the national association that represents the nationwide network of Sm…

Port Authority Board Authorizes Lease, Building Improvements


At its July meeting, the Clinton County Port Authority Board approved the lease of Building 2051 to GA Telesis Engine Services, LLC, as well as approved funds to complete building remediation and improvements. After authorizing bills to be paid, the…

Port Authority Board Authorizes Fees, Auction Opportunities


June 11, 2021Staff Reports Focus on Countywide Economic Development Efforts (Wilmington, Ohio) At its June meeting, Clinton County Port Authority Board addressed three business items and spent much of the discussion time on economic development effo…

Port Authority Celebrates 10+1 Anniversary


Wilmington Air Park Donated 11 Years Ago (Wilmington, Ohio) The Clinton County Port Authority Board and staff gathered with past Board and staff members, and others recently to mark the “10 + 1” Anniversary of the donation of the Wilmington Air Park…

Ohio Vax-a-Million Details Announced


        Ohioans to enter at ohiovaxamillion.com beginning Tuesday, May 18 COLUMBUS – This morning, Ohio Department of Health Director Stephanie McCloud and Ohio Lottery Director Pat McDonald announced de…

County Celebrates Economic Development Week May 9-15


Dan Evers and Jennifer Ekey of the Clinton County Port Authority were recognized by the Clinton County Commissioners as part of Economic  Development Week, May 9-15. This week was created by the International Economic Development Council to increase…

Port Authority Celebrates Economic Development Week


The Clinton County Port Authority is marking National Economic Development Week from May 9-15, 2021, to celebrate the contributions of positive economic development and discuss the role of the profession in the local community. “Economic Development…

OH ZONE Virtual Career Fair - 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Thursday, May 6


JobsOhio is excited to partner with Clinton, Fayette, Highland and Adams Counties to connect job-seekers with businesses that have open positions. Registration will open April 26, 2021. Click HERE for the full flyer and registration information. …

Port Authority Approves Grant Application, Insurance Renewal


(Wilmington, Ohio) At its April meeting, the Clinton County Port Authority Board discussed the continuing need to address infrastructure at the Wilmington Air Park. To that end, it reviewed and approved an application to the Ohio Department of Trans…

US CARGO-FOCUSED AIRPORTS REPORT RAPID GROWTH IN 2020


26 MAR 2021From Air Cargo News:US airports with a cargo focus last year saw their freight volumes grow rapidly as consumers switched to e-commerce, according to new research by Chaddick Institute for Metropolitan Development.The report, written by J…

PORT AUTHORITY WELCOMES SBDC ADVISOR JAMES BUCKNER


Recognizes Fifth Annual #SBDC Day WILMINGTON, OHIO - For over 40 years the America’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network has helped millions of men, women, veteran, and minority entrepreneurs and other small business owners…

Port Authority Launches New Economic Development Website


WILMINGTON, OH -- The Clinton County Port Authority (CCPA) recently launched a new website, created by Golden Shovel Agency, to further strengthen its online presence and the economic growth of the community. The new site includes county-wide data, …

Port Authority Shares Open Enrollment for Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Program


PORT AUTHORITY ANNOUNCES OPEN ENROLLMENT FOR 10,000 SMALL BUSINESSES PROGRAM Wilmington, OH - The Clinton County Port Authority, through its partnership with the Ohio SBDC, announces that Sinclair Community College will be providing virtual a…

Port Authority Board Prepares for 2021


December 28, 2020  PORT AUTHORITY BOARD PREPARES FOR 2021 Service Agreements, Finances, and Staff Updates on the Agenda (Wilmington, Ohio) At its December meeting, the Clinton County Port Authority Board approved agreements wit…

Nonprofit Grant Applications Available


As a part of the $419.5 million in CARES Act funding announced in late October, the Ohio Department of Job & Family Services (ODJFS) has published information on the discretionary grants for nonprofit agencies. (more)

Several Assistance Programs Available to Small Businesses


(Wilmington, Ohio) The Clinton County Port Authority received information on new State-sponsored COVID-19 relief grant programs over the weekend. Combined with several local opportunities, area small businesses have several options for assistance. (…

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