Politics trump safety at Ohio airport

Supporters of the Norwalk-Huron County Airport (5A1) in northern Ohio said that county officials’ refusal to seek $400,000 in federal airport aid ignores increasingly worsening hazards on the airport’s approaches. According to an AOPA report, a pro-airport organization vowed to continue its efforts to preserve the airport despite years of pressure on officials to close the grant-obligated facility and sell the property to private interests.

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