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WOOSE (We Oppose Ohio State airport Expansion) is a group of concerned citizens from all neighborhoods surrounding the airport who question the need for expansion of the airport and its runways. We believe the airport has a detrimental effect on property values and our quality of life. Our goal is to find solutions to the current noise problems and find a way for the airport to serve its academic mission in a manner compatible with surrounding communities.

2013 Candidate Questionnaires: Worthington City Council, Sharon Township, and airport background.

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2013 update on the proposed OSU Airport expansion and Part 150 Study
Posted Sun Oct 6, 2013 12:17 pm EDT
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Worthington City Council and Sharon Township candidates answer questions concerning OSU airport
Posted Sun Oct 6, 2013 12:07 pm EDT
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OSU reverses course - Advised NO trustee discussion scheduled for August
Posted Mon Aug 5, 2013 1:35 pm EDT
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OSU reverses course- Advised NO trustee discussion scheduled for August
Posted Mon Aug 5, 2013 1:41 pm EDT
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OSU Airport Yearly Operations going Down, Down, Down
Posted Sun Aug 4, 2013 4:39 pm EDT
Yearly Total Operations at KOSU, as documented by the FAA's Air Traffic Activity System, show a drop of 48.76% over 15 years. The FAA data shows a loss of 61,631 Total Operations from 1998 there to 2012; a significant reduction. (more info)

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Recent Media Reports

New Invention
The Courant, July 16, 2014
Drone cartoon and comment by Bob Englehart.

Amazon seeks OK from FAA for drones
The Columbus Dispatch, July 14, 2014
Amazon is asking the Federal Aviation Administration for permission to use drones as part of its plan to deliver packages to customers in 30 minutes or less. The news sent shares of the nationís largest e-commerce company up 5.6 percent on Friday.

OSU partners with college on drone technology
AP - Dayton Daily News, July 8, 2014
Ohio State University said it will partner with a southwest Ohio community college to position students at both institutions for careers in drone technology.

Sinclair forming drone partnership with Ohio State
Dayton Business Journal, July 7, 2014
Sinclair Community College and The Ohio State University will team up to work on the booming unmanned aerial systems industry. The schools called a press conference on Monday morning in Dayton to unveil the partnership. It centers on developing a pathway from existing Sinclair UAS certificate and future UAS associate degree programs into Ohio Stateís data analytics and geospatial precision agriculture programs.

Aviation schools prepare for boom in drone jobs
Associated Press, December 13, 2013
Hundreds of student pilots nationwide preparing for jobs that don't exist yet. They and their classmates are eager to cash in on the booming market for drone operators that's expected to develop after more unmanned aircraft become legal to fly in U.S. airspace, which could happen in the next few years.

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