Dayton-Wright Brothers Airport wants $1M in Ohio money for new taxiway

Dayton-Wright Brothers Airport officials plan to seek about $1 million in state money for a new taxiway and other infrastructure work to improve safety.

The airport in Miami Twp. has received federal approval for a plan that includes extending the runway 500 feet. But that project is a relatively new proposal and could take years, according to airport officials.

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The plan approved by the Federal Aviation Administration also includes projects for a new taxiway and to move power lines along Ohio 741, said Terry Slaybaugh, director of aviation for the city of Dayton, which oversees the airport.

The 527-acre airport is at the intersection of Ohio 741 and Austin Boulevard. It is responsible for about 320 jobs, an annual payroll of $10.7 million and a yearly economic output of nearly $36 million, according to an Ohio Department of Transportation study.

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