Mapping Our Future

The Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority and the Eugene F. Kranz Toledo Express Airport are performing an update to the Airport Master Plan, based on Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) guidance prescribed in FAA Advisory Circular (AC) 150/5070-6B Airport Master Plans. Because the aviation industry is dynamic, airport Master Plans should be flexible and regularly updated by the airport owner. This will help to provide a roadmap towards the necessary adjustments that the RS&H Master Plan project team requires to plot out the airport’s future. This may include the extension of runways, increase in the peak level activity, attracting more airlines to the airport as well as having an overall increase in activity leading to an economic boom. The process is collaborative, and necessary to align the airport’s role to continue support in the region.

On the Move

  • Eugene F. Kranz Toledo Express Airport opened its doors in 1955 to accommodate the rapidly expanding aviation industry. In addition to serving commercial passenger traffic for the Toledo Metropolitan Area, it is also home to the Ohio Air National Guard.
  • Terminal expansion projects occurred in 1975 and 2006 to accommodate the growing passenger traffic traveling through TOL.
  • Allegiant operates nonstop flights to Phoenix Mesa, Arizona, Orlando Sanford, Florida, Ft. Myers/Punta Gorda, Florida, or St. Pete-Clearwater, Florida.
  • Amazon Air Toledo Gateway began flight operations in 2021, with TOL experiencing the largest growth in landed freight in the country that calendar year.
  • As the Master Plan is a visionary document that sets out a ‘road map’ for the sustainable growth of the Airport, it is now time to establish the course that will guide the airport for another twenty years.

Take Part

The Master Plan process is designed as an inclusive process that encourages citizen participation and we encourage you to participate. Public workshops for the Eugene F. Kranz Toledo Express Airport Master Plan Update are now beginning and will allow us to gain ideas and insight from YOU who use the airport.

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What is a Master Plan update?

A Master Plan update is comprehensive study designed to depict an airport’s short, medium, and long-term development plans to meet future aviation demand in a safe, efficient, economical, and environmentally responsible manner. The purpose of the study is to identify short and long-term needs of the airport, tenants, users, and the public. The data collected is used to create a development plan forecasted over a 20-year planning horizon.


Why is Eugene F. Kranz Toledo Express Airport doing a Master Plan?

The Eugene F. Kranz Toledo Express Airport last completed a Master Plan and accompanying Airport Layout Plan (ALP) drawing set in 2008. Since then, the airport and the industry have made significant changes in direction and practices. Also, being home to the 180th Fighter Wing and 112th Fighter Squadron of the Ohio Air National Guard brings additional needs to the airport to be addressed.


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