Economic Impact Report for Advanced Autonomous Aircraft Technologies in Ohio

It is the intent of this research to complete a - Urban and Regional Air Mobility (URAM), which is an accessible air transport system for passengers and cargo in all environments and Unmanned Aircraft Traffic Management (UTM), Civilian Low-altitude (400' and below) Airspace and Unmanned Aircraft System Operations economic impact report for managed air corridors for the state of Ohio connecting Ohio's major urban centers, emphasizing an air corridor connecting Cincinnati, Columbus, and Cleveland. This report will be used as a guide for Ohio's future investments and research in autonomous aircraft technologies The FlyOhio Initiative is focused on enabling the lower altitude airspace concentrating on the advancement of autonomous aircraft technologies in Ohio. The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) realizes the economic and efficiency benefits for the management of the lower altitude airspace as a vehicle to enable additional modes of transportation and commerce. Ohio is committed to the tax payers to maintain and progress its investments to stay at the forefront of technology and to meet all the goals set forth by the Ohio Department of Transportation.


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  • Status: Active
  • Funding: $549,814.05
  • Contract Numbers:




  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Federal Highway Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Managing Organizations:

    Ohio Department of Transportation

    Research Program
    1980 West Broad Street
    Columbus, OH  United States  43223
  • Project Managers:

    Martindale, Jill

  • Performing Organizations:

    Crown Consulting, Inc.

    1400 Key Blvd. Suite 1100
    Arlington, VA  United States  22209
  • Principal Investigators:

    Del Rosario , Ruben

  • Start Date: 20201005
  • Expected Completion Date: 20210605
  • Actual Completion Date: 0

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01754110
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Ohio Department of Transportation
  • Contract Numbers: 34689, 136144, 111453
  • Files: RIP, STATEDOT
  • Created Date: Oct 1 2020 5:13PM