Coveted land for airport isn’t on the market

Land the city hopes to use already has three different owners.
Monday, April 30, 2007 | 12:00 a.m. CDT; updated 10:11 a.m. CDT, Sunday, July 13, 2008

The city of Columbia is seeking to buy about 60 acres south of town to follow its 20-year master plan to develop Columbia Regional Airport. There’s just one hitch: The land isn’t currently on the market.