Kent State University Airport

Staff and students pose with an airplane at the Kent State University Airport. The Kent State University Airport has been named Airport of the Year by the Ohio Aviation Association. During its annual conference in Columbus, Ohio, the Ohio Aviation Association designated the Kent State University Airport as its Airport of the Year. Each year, the Ohio Aviation Association selects an airport that puts into practice the association’s mission of promoting aviation by providing access and availability to the exchange of ideas...

Staff and students pose with an airplane at the Kent State University Airport. The Kent State University Airport has been named Airport of the Year by the Ohio Aviation Association. During its annual conference in Columbus, Ohio, the Ohio Aviation Association designated the Kent State University Airport as its Airport of the Year. Each year, the Ohio Aviation Association selects an airport that puts into practice the association’s mission of promoting aviation by providing access and availability to the exchange of ideas...

College of Aeronautics and Engineering

photo Jaila Manga (left) and Helen Miller compete in the Air Race Classic 2017 A pair of Kent State University female pilots have successfully completed the 2017 Air Race Classic. The Flying Flashes finished fifth out of the 12 universities, and 15th out of the 47 teams overall. They also received a prize for finishing second on the seventh leg of the race and were one of only nine teams to complete the race with zero...

College of Aeronautics and Engineering

Kent State Aeronautics takes part in Red Nose Day. What a non-profit organization in the United Kingdom started in 1988 has spread to the Kent State University Airport. Red Nose Day returns on May 25, 2017. The annual fundraising campaign is on a mission to end child poverty - both in the United States and in some of the poorest communities in the world. Money raised supports programs that ensure...

Photo of plane The Kent State University Airport received an Honorable Mention at the Airports Going Green Awards for its Airport Sustainability Master Plan. The awards recognize people, programs and projects that are leading the industry toward a greener future. The conference provides a forum for the industry leaders in sustainability in aviation to get...

Virginia Albanese (far left) of FedEx Custom Critical presents a giant check to Kent State President Beverly Warren. Also pictured are Interim Dean Robert Sines, Vice President Stephen Sokany and Flash. Kent State University’s College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology will receive a $1.5 million gift from FedEx over three years. The gift will support the university’s flight program, which will celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2017 and has outgrown current facilities at the Kent State University Airport. “I am proud to...

Virginia Albanese (far left) of FedEx Custom Critical presents a giant check to Kent State President Beverly Warren. Also pictured are Interim Dean Robert Sines, Vice President Stephen Sokany and Flash. FedEx Express donation has jumpstarted fundraising for the new Aeronautics building at the Kent State Airport. Kent State University’s College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology will receive a $1.5 million gift from FedEx over three years. The gift will support the university’s flight program, which will celebrate its 50th...

Carissa Marion (left) Jalia Manga (right) are the first female pilot team from Kent State to compete in the Air Race Classic. Follow their progress on Twitter using #NikkiTheTopHawk. The first pair of Kent State University female pilots will race 2,700 miles across the country in an effort to win the historic Air Race Classic. The competition is the oldest of its kind with roots that can be traced back to the 1929 Women’s Air Derby, in which Amelia Earhart and 19 other female pilots raced from California to Cleveland. This...

Carissa Marion (left) Jalia Manga (right) are the first female pilot team from Kent State to compete in the Air Race Classic. Follow their progress on Twitter using #NikkiTheTopHawk. The final public meeting for the Kent State University Airport Master Plan has been scheduled for Tuesday, July 28, from 6-8 p.m. at the Stow-Munroe Falls High School Auditorium, located at 3227 Graham Road in Stow, Ohio. The first public meeting was held in 2013 to introduce the project to the community and seek input about the airport’s future....

The 2014 Kent State University Aviation Heritage Fair will take place on Saturday, Sept. 13, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Event and Parking are FREE! Learn More about the Kent State University Aviation Heritage Fair