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Council Approves Agreements For Mansfield Lahm Project

7 Jan , 2021  

By 1812Blockhouse

Mansfield City Council’s continued support of the fueling depot project at Mansfield Lahm Airport was clear at its meeting on Tuesday night, as three pieces of legislation were passed to extend tax abatement to the new facility.

This proposal was first discussed by Council back in early November. As our story covering that meeting shared, the nearly $2 million project will further enhance Lahm’s appeal and operational capacity.

The investor in the fuel depot is Niss Aviation FBO, the new FBO operation that will, as part of the project, build a new 15,000 square feet hangar. Total investment will reach approximatly $2 million, $1.5 million of which is in that hangar construction. More…

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Controlling Board Approves Change Concerning Lahm Runway Improvement

18 May , 2020  

By: 1812Blockhouse Staff

At its meeting on May 11, the State of Ohio Controlling Board approved a change of intent request from the Ohio Adjutant General’s Department relating to taxiway improvements at Mansfield Lahm Airport.

The overall project at Lahm is designed to improve the facility to enhance its viability for use by the 179th Airlift Wing and to eliminate two of the six permanent airfield waivers required for that use. More…

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179th To Honor Ohio And Ohio Heroes With Flyovers

14 May , 2020  

By: 1812Blockhouse Staff

On Friday, folks in several Richland County communities should pay attention to things flying overhead.

In specific, look to see a C-130 aircraft from the 179th Airlift Wing, stationed at Mansfield Lahm, as the Wing conducts a series of flyovers that will take them to sites across central, east central, and north central Ohio.

The aim is to flyover cities and hospitals as a salute to heroes fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. More…

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Lahm Receives CARES Act Grant

13 May , 2020  

On Friday, the office of Ohio Senator Rob Portman announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) awarded an additional $998,000 in federal grants to help provide economic relief to airports for lost revenue because of COVID-19.

In total, Ohio airports have received $109 million in federal grants related to COVID-19. More…

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Orion Loaded Into The Super Guppy – Video

4 Apr , 2020  


Posted on Thursday- NASA “Super Guppy” Lands in Mansfield (Social Video), by SrA Marc Wilson, Public Domain – “The appearance of U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) visual information does not imply or constitute DoD endorsement.”

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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. 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. 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. 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: 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. 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. 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. More…

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