The mission of the Port Authority is job attraction, creation and retention through the most efficient management of resources entrusted to the Port Authority.
The Heath-Newark-Licking County Port Authority was created in 1995 to take over ownership of the Newark AFB upon closing. Today, it has a three-fold mission of management, development, and solutions for county-wide economic development efforts.
The Port Authority offices are located in Heath, Ohio. The mailing address is 851 Irving Wick Dr West, Heath, Ohio 43056.