What are some of the sensitive sites located under the proposed flight paths if the airport runway is expanded?
There are many sensitive sites that are under the OSU airport flight path affecting thousands of
- The historic Village Green and downtown businesses.
- 2,875 people attend 4 public schools in Worthington (Kilbourne Middle School, Evening
Street Elementary School, Thomas Worthington High School and Linworth Alternative Program with athletic fields and playgrounds)
- 28 schools in total are in the airport's eastern flight path
- 400 people attend 3 daycares/ nursery schools: (Greater Columbus Christian
Childcare, St. Johns and Worthington Presbyterian)
- 2,600 patrons use the Old Worthington Library daily
- 206 seniors use the Griswold Center each day.
- 4 houses of worship are located in the flight track (Seventh Day Adventist,
Worthington Presbyterian, St. John's, and Beth Tikvah)
There are also dozens of irreplaceable, fragile old buildings, many of them already listed on the National Register of Historic Buildings, which will be directly under the flight path of the larger jets that will be using the extended runway.
- 1 hospital (OSU-Harding Campus, including Rockbridge)
- 27 schools in total are in the airport's western flight path
Local Roadway Usage in a 24 hour period:
- 24,150 cars travel on Rt 23 at the intersection at Rt. 161
- 17,310 cars travel on Rt.161 at the intersection at Rt 23.
- 27,190 cars travel on Rt.161 at the intersection of Olentangy Rv. Rd.
- 86,340 cars use State Rt. 315 at Rt. 161
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