For media inquiries and additional information, please contact:

Holly Kemler
One Maritime Plaza
Suite 701
Toledo, OH 43604-1866
Phone: 419.243.8251
Fax: 419.243.1835


Services Overview

Aviation Services
The Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority manages the two major aviation assets in the region, Toledo Express Airport and Toledo Executive Airport also known as Metcalf Field. Both assets are owned by the city of Toledo and leased to the Port Authority, which has responsibility for day-to-day operations of both facilities. More...

Maritime Services
The Port of Toledo, the largest land mass seaport on the great lakes, offers the advantages of a full service seaport and an inland distribution center all in one location. The Port of Toledo contains transloading facilities, warehousing, foreign trade zones, and shovel ready sites for development and provides access to domestic and international markets through unsurpassed rail, marine, air, pipeline and interstate connections. More...

Economic Development - The Community Economic Development Initiative
The Community Economic Development Initiative grant and loan program is funded with proceeds from the property tax levy for the purpose of providing grants and loans to economic development projects undertaken by eligible, neighborhood-based organizations. Grant or loan recipients must be 501 (c) 3 organizations in good standing and must demonstrate the capacity to manage funds and develop real estate. Applicants must demonstrate that they are a neighborhood-based, community development organization and must operate within Lucas County.

Financing Services - Innovative Financing Programs
The Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority has developed a national reputation for innovative business financing, assisting over 340
economic development projects representing a total investment of more than $1.8 billion while helping to create and retain nearly 18,500 jobs.

Additional Services - Transportation and Logistics
The Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority provides a central connection for all transportation and logistics needs – whether that is via air, rail, ship, truck or pipeline – the Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority can assist you in finding the appropriate solution. More...