FAA puts county airport in a tailspin over status

-- June 14--HARPERSFIELD TOWNSHIP -- The Federal Aviation Administration crashed the Ashtabula County Airport Authority's request not to downgrade the county's airport classication. Yet the county has one more chance to keep the...

Mayfield agreed to give the authority one more opportunity to make its case for maintaining the C-2 status by submitting documentation that substantiates the speculations made by those whose testified Monday. Mayfield did not give a deadline for receiving the information but said there has been no activity on the grant for 19 months and something needs to happen soon. The authority met afterward to discuss its next step.

"I'm confident we can make a compelling argument," said Dwight Bowden, authority chairman.

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