Business View Magazine September 2018

168 169 THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY AIRPORT SERVING A DUAL ROLE H ome to Flight Education at the university’s College of Engineering, The Ohio State Uni- versity Airport, which is located 11 miles northwest of Columbus, is a premier center of aviation education, serving as a laboratory for aviation teaching and research for several disciplines including Aeronautical Engineering, Geography, City and Regional Planning, Industrial Design, Chemistry, and Civil En- gineering. The College of Engineering manages The Ohio State Airport and provides its FBO service as well. Recently, it partnered with NetJets, a Berkshire Hatha- way company, whose world headquarters is located at nearby John Glenn Columbus International Airport, to establish The Ohio State University Center for Aviation Studies. As the university’s undergraduate aviation program, The Center for Aviation Studies provides funding for research projects, student scholarships, and fellowships,