Allan Jones Gets Much Of Old Hardwick Field For $750,000 Bid

Thursday, June 05, 2014

Allan Jones, Check into Cash multi-millionaire, was able to buy much of the old Hardwick Field property for a bid of $750,000 at an auction on Thursday morning.

There were no bidders at the original minimum offering of $1.4 million.

When it was lowered to the $750,000, the bid was put in by Mr. Jones, whose home and expansive holdings are nearby.

The tract of over 57 acres includes the runway at the old airport and a large maintenance hangar.

Several other smaller tracts with hangars were also auctioned.

Joe Stamper was the high bidder for one at $80,000. Others sold for $37,000, $30,000, $25,000 and $15,000.

Robbie Garrison, whose father was the airport manager for many years, acquired a couple of tracts.

The sales are subject to approval of the city of Cleveland, the state aviation authority and the FAA.


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