Business View Magazine | May/June 2022

117 BUSINESS VIEW MAGAZINE VOLUME 9, ISSUE 5 Erie-Ottawa I W elcome to Vacationland! That is how Port Clinton and the surrounding attractions in Ottawa County and Erie County, Ohio are collectively known to visitors. Tourism is anchored by the Cedar Point Amusement Park, Put-in-Bay, and Kelleys Island. In terms of air service, this popular region is served by the Erie-Ottawa International Airport (EOIA), which itself has become a destination, as home to the nostalgic Liberty Aviation Museum and Tin Goose Diner. “We are located on the south shore of Lake Erie in Northwest Ohio,” explains Airport Director Clay Finken, “and it is a truly beautiful area, especially in the summertime. We’ve got miles and miles of shoreline with all sorts of activities to do with the water. There are also wineries here that grow different varieties of grapes. The region boasts a rich history of winemaking, both on the mainland and on the Lake Erie islands. We also have breweries of all sorts, tons of speciality dining in the area, and of course, Cedar Point – the flagship park of the Cedar Fair Entertainment Company. There is also a great Airport “Your Northcoast Aviation Destination”