KSU Airport records

The Special Collections & Archives reading room is closed, and all in-person (physical, face-to-face) services are suspended from now through the fall 2020 semester. We are here to help! Please contact us to discuss how we can best serve you during this time.

Special Collections and Archives

KSU Airport records

The Special Collections & Archives reading room is closed, and all in-person (physical, face-to-face) services are suspended from now through the fall 2020 semester. We are here to help! Please contact us to discuss how we can best serve you during this time.

Special Collections and Archives

KSU Airport records

Kent State University Airport records

Finding Aid

Prepared by Chris Casey, July 22, 2005; Updated August 2016


Inclusive Dates: 1942-2004
Extent: .33 cubic foot (1 document case)
Physical Location: 11th floor


Historical Note: For historical information on the Kent State University airport, please see the "History" page, from the Kent State University Airport website.

Scope and Content: This collection, arranged alphabetically by topic or type of material, contains a variety of materials including newspaper clippings, brochures, reports, appraisals and facilities pertaining to the Kent State University Airport. Most items date from the 1960's and 1970's, with a few from the 1940's, 1990's, and 2004.

Accruals: Materials will be added to the collection on a continual basis, as additional historical records are acquired.


Box 1
Folder -- Contents

  1. Airport Facilities-Preliminary Requirements, February 15, 1967
  2. Appraisal of Airport: "Appraisal of Airport Belonging to Rudy A. Van Devere..." 1948
  3. Flight Instructor Refresher Clinic Brochures, 1989
  4. Flight Plan and Flight Log, 1978
  5. KSU Airport Information Brochures and Cards, 1996 and undated
  6. Newspaper Clipping, "Kent State's Flight Tradition is Still Intact," October 8, 1991
  7. Newspaper Clipping, "KSU Airport Concerns Raised," November 11, 1992
  8. Newspaper Clipping, "KSU Airport Move Unlikely," June 3, 2004
  9. Newspaper Clipping, "KSU Takes Over Airport," 1942
  10. Newspaper Clipping, "KSU to Request Decommission of Airport," April 30, 2004
  11. University Airport Master Plan, undated but possibly 1975
  12. University Airport Report, 1964
  13. University Flying Club Correspondence to George Hoagland, Manager KSU Airport, 1968