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Mansfield On The Space Corridor

23 Sep , 2019  

A “space corridor,” as the Columbus Dispatch recently referred to a planned route between Mansfield and Sandusky, will spring into reality later this year. Highway Patrol troopers, flaggers, and a small flotilla of other vehicles will make their way along the roads of northern Ohio accompanying some very precious cargo. In a Sunday story entitled, “How 22 foot space capsule Orion will go from Florida to northern Ohio,” the Dispatch suggested that the 43 mile trip from Mansfield Lahm, where the space capsule will arrive, to Sandusky will potentially clog traffic as the 22 foot by 20 foot Orion moves along at 25 miles per hour. Read More

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New Models Have Arrived At The 179th Airlift Wing

14 Aug , 2019  

The 179th Airlift Wing at Mansfield Lahm has welcomed three C-130H2 models to their current C-130H fleet, the first two arrived on July 19 and the third on August 8. The third aircraft arrived just one day following an announcement from Air Mobility Command regarding a C-130 Rainbow Fitting Cracking issue. This announcement ordered the temporary removal of 123 of 450 Total Force C-130 Hercules from service on August 7, after atypical cracks were discovered on the lower center wing joint, or “rainbow fitting”, during programmed depot maintenance. Read More

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From Mansfield To The Moon: Newest US Spacecraft Coming To Town

6 Jul , 2019  

As America gears up for its next mission to the moon, Mansfield will be playing a role in making that happen. In fact, the spacecraft will be making a stop here later this year. The uncrewed Orion Multi-Purupose Crew Vehicle is scheduled to be launched next June from the Kennedy Space Center as a part of the Artemis 1 project. The goal of the flight is a six day moon orbit. Read More

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Airport Day This Saturday

3 Jul , 2019  

Mansfield Lahm will be the setting for the annual Airport Day this Saturday, which will include the Tenth Annual Mansfield Airport Day Car, Truck & Cycle Show. The event features the following: Read More

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State Board To Consider Taxiway Relocation Design Project At Lahm

23 Feb , 2019  

On February 25, the State of Ohio Controlling Board, a part of the Office of Management and Budget, will consider a request from the Adjutant General’s Department to approve a waiver of competitive selection and a release of $441,000 for a taxiway project at Mansfield Lahm Airport. Read More

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Mansfield Airport Day To Be Held On July 1

22 Jun , 2017  

The Mansfield Aviation Club is pleased to announce that it will host a Fly-In (or drive to) Pancake Breakfast Plus on Saturday, July 1 at the Mansfield Lahm Airport pavilion. Breakfast will be served from 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM, and shredded chicken sandwiches, hot dogs, sloppy joes and soft drinks will be served from then until 1:00 PM. Read More

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Commission Reportedly Chooses Lahm Project for Funding

17 Apr , 2017  

Sources reported last week that the Ohio Military Facilities Commission approved only two requests for funding at their recent meeting. According to the Dayton Business Journal, one of those projects was a $4 million taxiway relocation at Mansfield Lahm, done to support the 179th Airlift Wing. Read More

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