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Monday, July 22, 2013 8:43 PM

New management could bring more offerings to airport

By DOUG CARDER, Herald Senior Writer

Flying lessons and rental aircraft are two amenities that a prospective fixed-based operator said it could bring to Ottawa Municipal Airport.

The Ottawa Airport Advisory Board voted 4-0 Monday afternoon to recommend city commissioners instruct Richard Nienstedt, city manager, and Bob Bezek, city attorney, to enter into contract negotiations with a new airport management company being organized by J.D. Scott, owner of Hawkeye Helicopter LLC, 401 S. Main St., Ottawa, to serve as the fixed-base operator of the airport, 2178 Montana Road.

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