Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How is the Port Authority funded?
A: Ninety-three percent of Port Authority funding comes from revenue generated by its operating divisions and its finance programs. This revenue pays for all administrative costs including staff salaries. The other 7 percent comes from revenue generated by its tax levy. That money is used exclusively for capital improvement projects.

Q: Will the Port Authority finance my business start-up?
A: The qualifications and specifications for the Port Authority business finance programs are extensive. Find out which programs you qualify for by contacting the Port Authority’s business finance division.

Q: Does the public have access to the Port Authority's financial statements?
A: Yes, please click here for access.

Q: I have cargo that will require heavy lift crane capacity. Who do I contact about scheduling delivery?
A: Midwest Terminals of Toledo-International 419.897.6868 x 211 or email Midwest Terminals operates the General Cargo Docks at the Port of Toledo.

Q: I think there is a chance my flight will be delayed, who should I call?
A: Call the airline with whom you have a reservation. Go to the Toledo Express Airport website for airline reservation phone numbers.

Q: I want to charter an aircraft to or from Toledo. Who should I call?
A: Toledo Express Airport has two charter services available and an additional charter service is available at Toledo Executive Airport. Visit the Toledo Express Airport website for a list of charter services.

Q: Can I carry nail clippers and scissors in my carry-on bag at Toledo Express Airport?
A: No. Nail files and scissors are among the items prohibited in carry-on luggage. For a complete list of prohibited items, visit

Q: How much is parking at Toledo Express?
A: Parking rates can be found here.

Q: Can I ship my pet from Toledo Express?
A: American Airlines has the capability to ship animals on their aircraft. More information about their policies and processes can be found here.

Q: How do I sign my organization up to receive notifications for publicly bid Port Authority projects?
A: Click here to sign up to register your organization to our supplier recruitment database.

Q: Where can I find a tax blanket, credit application letter or W-9?
A: Click on the following links to open downloadable PDFs of each form - Tax Blanket, Credit Application Letter, W-9.

Q: Do I need a TWIC in order to get access to Port of Toledo terminals and if so, where can I apply for one?
A: Most terminals require a TWIC card, but TWIC escorts may be available at some terminals. Contact the terminal operator for additional information. Read more about the TWIC program here or find an enrollment center near you.

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