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Lahm Airport Opportunities

Mansfield Lahm Airport is located approximately three miles north and 10 minutes driving time from the center of the city. Both Harrington Memorial Road and State Route 13 lead to the airport from Mansfield. Both are accessible from exits on U.S. 30 -- the major east-west highway serving Mansfield and the North Central Ohio area; and from I-71. U.S. 30 provides a direct connection between Pittsburgh and Chicago. Because the Mansfield Metropolitan area is within an hour commute of Columbus or Cleveland via Interstate 71 the area is served by more than 70 common carrier companies. U.S. 30 West also provides direct access to I-75 and I-80 and I-90 in the Fort Wayne area. The Mansfield Lahm Airport is an ideal location for your company to build and grow. Gorman-Rupp, Crane Plumbing, Therm-O-Disc, Sprint and School Specialty (Frey Scientific) have made their headquarters at the airport. Chief executive officers of 30 local companies, six bank presidents and a newspaper publisher endorse our invitation to you to seriously consider establishing your air operation at Mansfield Lahm Airport. Mansfield Lahm Airport has many opportunities for growing aggressive aviation-oriented businesses. Current aviation/airport-related opportunities are:

  • Air Cargo Operator
  • Freight Forwarder
  • Air Tour Operator
  • Commuter/Regional Air Carrier

Additional Incentives

The Mansfield Lahm Airport is strategically located and is within a two hour flight time to 60% of the U.S. population. Mansfield area developers are available and interested in "build to suit" projects whether for lease or purchase. The City of Mansfield is prepared to assist companies with:

  • Financial incentives
    • Local revolving loan programs
    • State loan programs
    • Federal loan programs
  • Real and personal property tax abatement
  • Attractive land leases
  • Job creation tax credits
  • Export tax credits
  • Equipment investment tax credits
  • Site specific infrastructure financing
  • Foreign Trade Zone Site 181
  • Customized training assistance
  • Assistance with regulatory issues

The City of Mansfield is very involved in the growth and prosperity of Mansfield Lahm Airport and the Mansfield/Richland County community. We are ready to explain how our exceptional services can help your company grow. Contact the Economic Development Department for more information on aviation and airport related opportunities.


Tim Bowersock
Economic Development Director
City of Mansfield, Ohio
30 North Diamond Street
Mansfield, Ohio 44902Phone: 419-755-9794
Fax: 419-755-9465
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