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Erie Ottawa International Airport

U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur, Erie-Ottawa International Airport Director Stan Gebhardt, Eigan Matho, Ashley Matho and U.S. Customs and Border Protection Port Director Eugene Matho Jr. at the celebration of the first international flight into Erie Ottawa International Airport (PCW). 

On Saturday Erie-Ottawa International Airport (PCW) welcomed its first international flight. U. S. Representative Marcy Kaptur, State Sen. Randy Gardner, State Rep. Chris Redfern, Erie and Ottawa County Commissioners and dozens of observers greeted the flight from Pelee Island, Ontario, Canada. The flight, piloted by Griffing Flying Service president Thomas Griffing, carried Ottawa County Commissioner Jim Sass and Erie County Commissioner Tom Ferrell. 

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Tuskegee Airman Dr. Brown meets bomber pilot Roen he led to safety

New friends Dr. Harold Brown and Vernon Roen

The traveling exhibit of the Red Tail squadron is expecting two to three thousand people to attend their exhibit this weekend, but Dr. Harold Brown of Port Clinton, retired Lieutenant Colonel of the Tuskegee Airmen, didn’t expect to meet one visitor in particular. Vernon Roen, a B-24 bomber pilot, came to the Red Tail exhibit Thursday with his daughter, Nancy Dunlap. Roen and Brown have had many close encounters before, but this is the first time they have formally met. Roen was escorted by the Tuskegee Airmen three times during his service in WWII.

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