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19461115 CVG - Boone County Airport First To Raise Its Share...
Boone County Airport First To Raise Its Share Of Funds To Equal Government Grant Frankfort, Ky., Nov. 14 (AP) The Greater Cincinnati Airport in Boone County became the first in Kentucky to report that It has raised its share of funds to match federal grants for improving airfield airfield facilities. Officials of the airport, operated STATE BOARD 4$, J O.K.'s Kenton Request For FrTmis.sion To WluVn And Ramp Area At Greater Cincinnati Airport. John H. Klette Jr., Covington, Secretary of the Kentucky Aero nautics Commission, announced last night after his return from a commission meeting in Frankfort, that approval was given to the application of the Kenton County! Airport Board to widen and extend the ramp area and to erect a new building to house crash equipments at a cost of approximately $1?3,C00, at the Greater Cincinnati Airnort in Boone County. Klette said a similar application had been filed with the Civil A3ro-nautlcs A3ro-nautlcs A3ro-nautlcs Administration and that the Kenton County Airport Board would appropriate 50 per cent of the total cost. The board is asking asking the CAA to match the sum. Klette also made a report on the Aviation Clinic held recently in Uklahoma City, which was sponsored sponsored by the National Aeronautic Association. by Kenton County, informed the Kentucky Aeronautics Commission that it has collected $76,625 and re quested the Commission to recommend recommend that a like amount of federal funds be granted next year. Charles II. Gartrell, Commission Director, said after its meeting to day that federal airport improve ment grants for Kentucky In 1947 would total $534,000. He added that the -Commission -Commission expected to await reports from other fields that money to match federal funds has been raised before making recom mendations to the Federal Govern ment. The additional funds are desired by the Greater Cincinnati Airport, Gartrell said, to erect a building to house its "crash" trucks and to ex tend the ramps for large aircraft landing there. Gartrell said also that the com mission had approved insurance policies of four Kentucky air com panies which fly passengers In chartered chartered planes. He named the four as the Bohmer Flying Service, Lexington; Lexington; the Louisville Flying Service, Service, Louisville; Boone County Airlines Airlines and Campbell County Air Activities. Activities. Gartrell said there were approxi mately 30 concerns which fly sep-j sep-j sep-j arate chartered planes, and that, thoir insurance to protect passengers passengers , probably is satisfactory, but be said they have not submitted it to the commission for appro-, appro-, appro-, nl. The commission granted a temporary temporary 30-day 30-day 30-day permit to the airfield airfield at Prestonsburg today, Dut took no action on other applications. applications. Gartrell said the Prestonburg license was made temporary because because it has not installed a telephone telephone required at fields in order to summon ambulances in case of accidents. to to

Clipped from The Cincinnati Enquirer15 Nov 1946, FriKENTUCKY EDITIONPage 1

The Cincinnati Enquirer (Cincinnati, Ohio)15 Nov 1946, FriKENTUCKY EDITIONPage 1
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