How will the airport be utilized and who will use it?

The plan for this facility, is to serve the following:

  • Airline Services
  • Air Cargo
  • Emergency, military or National Guard response
  • Air Medic such as life flight
  • Aerial application for agriculture
  • Public Safety
  • Grassroot aviation

Additionally, anyone can benefit and use this airport. Anyone with a private license or commercial aircraft may use the facility. Businesses can use it and the community can benefit from the services provided by businesses. Most importantly, it provides infrastructure to attract large scale corporations to locate in Mahaska County.  Businesses looking for sites to locate in will find the community attractive because the airport provides access to markets and easy form of transportation. 

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1. Will my taxes go up because of the new airport?
2. Is the 28E agreement between the City of Pella and the City of Oskaloosa a legal agreement?
3. Why is the city annexing land owned by SCRAA?
4. Is the city utilizing eminent domain?
5. Will the airport stop the use of the surrounding farm land?
6. What is the benefit of this project?
7. What is the benefit for Mahaska County?
8. Oskaloosa already has an airport, why build a new one?
9. How do we know that we will benefit from a new aiport?
10. Other cities have built airports and have not seen significant growth; how are we different?
11. How will the airport be utilized and who will use it?
12. How long has the regional airport concept been apart of the City's long-term plan for economic growth.