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Get your vitamin D
Sun, glorious sun! Good for your health, good for your spirits, and a good deal of the bright stuff is found throughout our open, airy, cheerful concourse!
Who needs peanuts? You have Amish Granola!
At the CAK Marketplace, you'll find all sorts of unique, locally
produced food and merchandise to bring along on your trip.
That's what you'll do through check-in and security, thanks to our shorter lines. (We get you
from car to gate 40% faster, in fact). My, oh, my, what a wonderful day!
Wanna go on a great trip? Follow Kristie's many quirky journeys and jaunts inside and outside of the airline industry.
Posted on 05/15/2009 by Kristie VanAuken
Pinch me cuz I must be dreaming! Why you ask? Well, CAK passenger traffic was up 8% compared to last year and we are up 2.35% year-to-date. Read more here. Now, that may not seem like a lot to most folks...but in this economy, any increase is a big deal. Plus, we welcomed more passengers than ever last year making an increase that much more noteworthy.
Airports are volume businesses. We thrive and give back more to the community (connectivity, jobs,...
Posted on 05/05/2009 by Kristie VanAuken
I just participated in the mother of all disaster drills at CAK. More than 400 emergency response personnel and volunteers gathered at CAK last Wednesday. Our goal: to test our coordinated effort to effectively and efficiently respond to a big disaster.
Todd Laps, our manager of all things safety and security, did an excellent job of pulling together 50 agencies from throughout the greater Akron/ Canton area to respond to a mock emergency. He worked closely with Summit and Stark county
Posted on 04/07/2009 by Kristie VanAuken
Representative John Boccieri and Chris and Jessica from his staff just visited with Rick and me here at the airport. It was a wonderful visit!
Congressman Boccieri is a great listener; that was the thing that most struck me during our visit. He knows a lot about airports too. It helps that he is an Air Force pilot and really digs aviation. He won extra CAK brownie points for using our new US Airways DC flight.
Rick and I got the...
Posted on 04/01/2009 by Kristie VanAuken
Ok, so a lot of you know that Akron-Canton Airport has really embraced social media- We Twitter, we Flickr, we YouTube, and we Facebook. We are LinkedIn too.
It has been a wonderful opportunity for our team to build lasting, fun relationships with current CAK travelers and to attract new ones.
Elizabeth and Ryan here at CAK just wrapped up a contest celebrating the 500th member of our facebook group. Griz, the
Posted on 03/09/2009 by Kristie VanAuken
We officially bid farewell to Fred Krum last Friday at a beautiful ceremony at St. Paul's Catholic Church in Canton, Ohio. It is hard to believe that the once vibrant and driven yet humble leader of CAK for 27 years has passed away.
His family was absolutely steadfast throughout Fred's entire illness, never once giving up hope that they could prolong his incredible life or at the very least, add to the mounting data about how to cure brain cancer.
After the funeral, our new...