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 UTC
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.
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
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.
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,
"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
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-
Josh Fisher, President, NIFA SAFECON 2015, 330-618-8631, Fisher.firstname.lastname@example.org
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Cynthia Overly Outreach Coordinator
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614.247.4366 Office | 614.292.5020 Fax
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