General Overview

The Fairfield County Board of County Commissioners and the Fairfield County Airport Authority (referred to collectively in this document as FCAA) are now accepting proposals for individuals and/or entities to perform Fixed Base Operations (FBO) and airport manager duties at the Fairfield County Airport (KLHQ).

The Fairfield County Airport is a county-owned, general aviation airport with a 5,004” X 75’ lighted runway. At the Airport, there are 72 modern t-hangar bays, six 50 x 50 Box/Corporate hangar bays, a terminal building, maintenance hangar, two corporate hangar buildings, and the Historical Aircraft Squadron Museum Building. Currently, there are hangars available for occupancy, this has been the trend for the last year. The county owns and manages the fuel farm and a Jet A fuel truck, selling aviation fuel at competitive rates. The Airport hosts flight training (fix and rotary wing) and maintenance services.

The prospective FBO/Airport manager will play a key role in:

1. Promoting a risk/hazard free and security conscious culture.
2. Encouraging the development opportunities for business, public, private, and recreational air transportation.
3. Ensuring courteous and timely service to airport tenants, aviation travelers, and the visiting public.
4. Ensuring the Airport is a good neighbor within the community.

The selected party shall begin operations on or about January 1, 2021, or at a time agreed upon by the FCAA and the selected party. The evaluation of the proposals shall be made by Airport Board members and County representatives who will comprise a proposal review team who will use the attached evaluation form. 

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Issued by
: The Fairfield County Airport Authority and the Fairfield County Board of County Commissioners

c/o Staci Knisley, Fairfield County Airport Board Clerk 210 East Main Street Lancaster, Ohio 43130

Contact: Staci Knisley, Fairfield County Airport Board Clerk
Phone: 740.652.7093
Email: staci.knisley@fairfieldcountyohio.gov