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The Port Columbus Airport has witnessed the evolution of aviation throughout the 20th and early 21st centuries, and soon it could see another change honoring Ohio’s historical connection to air travel.

Port Columbus Airport sign
Columbus Regional Airport Authority

The number of passengers using Port Columbus continues to grow.  Part of the increase has been spurred by new Southwest Airlines service to the San Francisco Bay Area, Dallas, Washington and Boston.  

Ohio's Aviation History

Jun 4, 2015
Airport
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The history of aviation in Ohio goes beyond the Wright Brothers. This hour, the role of the Port Columbus  Airport in the advent of coast-to-coast commercial flight.

Then, a Pulitzer Prize winner discusses his new biography of the Wright Brothers.