Lunken Airport http://wvxu.org en Lunken flood levee was not a "quiet" decision http://wvxu.org/post/lunken-flood-levee-was-not-quiet-decision <p>A newspaper report last weekend suggested Cincinnati officials allowed the federal government to quietly decertify a flood levee protecting Lunken Airport and nearby homes and businesses without telling city council or the affected property owners.<br /><br />But testimony from city officials and documents suggest the process was anything but quiet.&nbsp; Council's Budget and Finance Committee heard about the Lunken flood levee during a meeting last Tuesday. &nbsp;<br /> Mon, 24 Feb 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Jay Hanselman 23411 at http://wvxu.org Lunken flood levee was not a "quiet" decision CVG finds niche with smaller airlines like Ultimate Air http://wvxu.org/post/cvg-finds-niche-smaller-airlines-ultimate-air <p>Less than three months since <a href="http://www.flyfrontier.com/">Frontier Airlines </a>starting flying out of <a href="http://www.cvgairport.com/">CVG</a>, the airport announced Wednesday public charter service <a href="https://www.ultimateairshuttle.com/">Ultimate Air Shuttle </a>will start service to Morristown Airport, NJ September 9th.</p><p>Ultimate Air Managing Director Rick Pawlak says the advantages are many:</p> Wed, 07 Aug 2013 17:26:04 +0000 Ann Thompson 15884 at http://wvxu.org CVG finds niche with smaller airlines like Ultimate Air Solar Impulse to make surprise stop in Cincinnati http://wvxu.org/post/solar-impulse-make-surprise-stop-cincinnati <p>Solar Impulse, <strong>the world's most advanced solar-powered airplane, is on its way to Cincinnati</strong>, a surprise stop because of weather issues in Washington D.C. The carbon fiber plane has&nbsp;a wingspan of 208 ft. (like a Boeing 747),&nbsp; and weighs about as much as a small car (3,527 lbs.) It&nbsp;can fly day and night without fuel or polluting emissions. It is 80 ft. nose to tail.</p><p><strong>See it as it flies</strong></p> Fri, 14 Jun 2013 18:04:41 +0000 Ann Thompson 13823 at http://wvxu.org Solar Impulse to make surprise stop in Cincinnati Paul Ryan serves up politics and barbecue at Lunken Airport http://wvxu.org/post/paul-ryan-serves-politics-and-barbecue-lunken-airport <P align=left>Hundreds of Paul Ryan supporters who came to hear the Republican vice presidential nominee speak, were also on the receiving end of a barbecue lunch.</P> <P align=left>The campaign speech at Lunken Airport was short but there was plenty of time to meet and greet afterwards as surprised supporters were told to get in line to eat Montgomery Inn barbecue. Paul Ryan served it up.</P> <P align=left>Paul Ryan, in line serving sandwiches, said, "Nice to see you. What's your name? " Colleen. "Hey, Colleen, Paul. Mon, 15 Oct 2012 20:05:28 +0000 Ann Thompson 5041 at http://wvxu.org Paul Ryan serves up politics and barbecue at Lunken Airport