19441122 CVG

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19441122 CVG - AIRLINES Favor Blue Ash As Major Airport Site...
AIRLINES Favor Blue Ash As Major Airport Site For Cincinnati. Private Firm Takes Option In Vicinity, Said To Be For Queen City. A recommendation that Cincin- Cincin- nati acquire and develop the Blue Ash Me ns a master airport was coupled vesteiday with the revcla- revcla- tion that property options are be ing obtained at the proposed locution locution in behalf of the City of Cin cinnati. Development of an airport atj Blue Ash was recommended by the Civic Club when it approved a report report of its Airway Survey Committee. Committee. The report said that commercial commercial airlines serving Cincinnati are in favor of Blue Ash over other possible airport sites, including the new Greater Cincinnati Airport on a Kentucky plateau overlooking Anderson's Ferry. Thus the site that was considered when the city began development of Lunken Airport 18 years ago, anJ was favored by the airlines thre-i thre-i thre-i years ago, again found itself in first place in speculation concerning a new airport for the area. Options on 1,500 acres in the vicinity vicinity of Blue Ash, including the acreage in the Hugh Watson and Parks Watson Airports, are being assembled by Arthur Lovell, Vice President of Robert A. Cline, Inp Cost of the land is estimated to range from $223 to $1,000 an acre. The Civic Club's Airport Survey Commitee reported yesterday that Cincinnati could be served by the existing Greater Cincinnati Airport, Airport, owned by Kenton County bi't located in Boone County, Kentucky, Kentucky, opposite Westwood and Cheviot. However, the committee took the position that the Greater Cincinnati Airport, because of its location, could not serve Cincinnati adequately enough to assure the., city of a major position in the air future of America. "It is therefore, imperative that the airport which is to serve as Continued On T&M 7, Column 2.

Clipped from The Cincinnati Enquirer22 Nov 1944, WedKENTUCKY EDITIONPage 3

The Cincinnati Enquirer (Cincinnati, Ohio)22 Nov 1944, WedKENTUCKY EDITIONPage 3
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