CincinnatiArea Airports
Text by LarryStulz

[Current VFR Chart]

There are three airports in the immediate Cincinnati areathat serve the aviation transportation needs of the community.  GreaterCincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) is the largestCincinnati airport and is located in Northern Kentucky in Boone County. It is the primary commercial airport serving major airlines and millionsof airline passengers each year.   Lunken Airport is locatedeast/southeast of Downtown, and is often referred to as a reliever airportfor CVG.     Blue Ash Airport is located northof Cincinnati and is primarily a small general aviation airport. All three airports began with hopes of anticipated growth, and the enticinglure of Federal Funding was largely dependent on political positioning.

1. Cincinnati/NorthernKentucky International Airport
2. LunkenAirport
3. BlueÅsh Airport

About the author and photographer...

Larry is a native of Northern Kentucky and currently lives northeastof Cincinnati. A high school teacher inspired his interest in history buthis appetite for aviation was driven by the need to see what was beyondthe next horizon.

He has been an employee of the US Air Force for 26 years (currentlyas a flight, ground and explosive safety inspector) and also considersphotography his other "duty on earth." His combined love for aviation andphotography has resulted in thousands of aerial photos covering severalcities and states spanning two decades. He is a commercial/instrument pilotand licensed Airframe and Powerplant mechanic.

Larry is also a volunteer member of the Lunken Air show Staff as theCommand Post/Safety director. He feels humbled next to his wife, Linda,who is a nurse working with terminally ill and troubled children. "Sheinspires me on the joy of giving to others and the satisfaction of knowingthat my efforts do make a difference."

His three daughters are grown but one still refuses to be kicked outof the house. His oldest daughter is also a member of the US Air Forcein Europe and will make Larry a Grandfather in the summer of 2003.

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