(OLNEY) Congratulations to the Olney-Noble Airport, to be recognized with one of six awards presented by the Illinois Department of Transportation. It’s part of IDOT’s 2018 Airport of the Year awards to be presented by Governor Bruce Rauner today at the Illinois Aviation Conference in Springfield. The Olney-Noble Airport will receive the General Aviation Airport of the Year award, reflecting the hard work, commitment, and dedication that the airport and its board puts forward in serving the downstate region. Among the award considerations are cooperation and coordination with the state, the facility safety record, the promotion of seminars & aviation events, and the overall maintenance of the facility. Other award recipients include the St. Louis Metro East/Shafter Field, the Heliport of the Year at Springfield Memorial Medical Center, MidAmerica Airport, Lewis University Airport, and the Schaumburg Regional Airport. Congratulations to all those associated with the Olney-Noble Airport.