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woose.org: News - The City of Worthington advises residents of event taking place at Don Scott Field generating additional air traffic May 11-26.

The City of Worthington advises residents of event taking place at Don Scott Field generating additional air traffic May 11-26.
Posted Wed May 6, 2015 9:24 pm EDT

From: "Brown, Anne" Date: May 6, 2015 at 3:56:34 PM EDT To: "Brown, Anne" Subject: OSU Airport Event May 12-16 The City of Worthington wishes to make residents aware of an event taking place at the Ohio State University Airport at Don Scott Field that will generate additional air traffic next week. cid:image002.png@01D0880C.AB680350 May 5, 2015 National Collegiate Aviation Championship event returns to Columbus, May 12-16 Top collegiate pilots from around the country to compete at The Ohio State University Airport Columbus, Ohio — The Ohio State University Center for Aviation Studies hosts NIFA SAFECON 2015, a flight competition that brings the nation’s top collegiate pilots to The Ohio State University’s Don Scott Field to participate in flight and ground events that encourage aviation safety, as well as superior knowledge, skill, and professionalism. NIFA stands for National Intercollegiate Flying Association. SAFECON stands for Safety and Flight Evaluation Conference. https://aviation.osu.edu/safecon-2015 WHAT: This year marks the 9th time Ohio State has hosted the SAFECON Flying Competition. Throughout the week, 29 teams comprised of almost 400 students will compete in 12 different events, including aircraft recognition, navigation, precision landing, and message drop. The results will be announced on Saturday, May 16. "Each time SAFECON is held at The Ohio State University Airport, the event generates upwards of $2 million of revenue to the local economy,” said airport director Doug Hammon. WHEN: Monday, May 11 through Saturday, May 16, throughout the day Event Schedule (tentative based on weather. 08:00 – 18:00 each day) Tuesday, 5/12 Navigation Event Wednesday, 5/13 Power-off Precision Landing Event* Thursday, 5/14 Short-field Precision Landing Event* Friday, 5/15 Message Drop Event* *Opportunity for media presence next to the runway only feet from the touchdown zone WHERE: The Ohio State University Airport, Don Scott Field, 2160 West Case Rd. Columbus, OH 43235 # Contacts: Matt Schutte, Director of Communications, College of Engineering, 614- 905-0166, Schutte.9@osu.edu Josh Fisher, President, NIFA SAFECON 2015, 330-618-8631, Fisher.1023@osu.edu cid:image003.png@01D0880C.AB680350 Media Relations | 370 Bricker Hall, 190 N. Oval Mall | Columbus, OH 43210 news.osu.edu | osumedia@osu.edu 2015-48 cid:image001.png@01D0880C.AB680350 Cynthia Overly Outreach Coordinator College of Engineering The Ohio State University Airport 11 OSU Airport Administration Building | 2160 West Case Road Columbus, OH 43235 614.247.4366 Office | 614.292.5020 Fax

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