NAAPO is located behind the Ohio State University (OSU) Electrosciences Lab (ESL).
1320 Kinnear Road
Columbus, Ohio 43212
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From the north:
Take any major highway to I-270. Take I-270 to SR 315 south. From SR 315 south, exit at Kinnear Road.
From the south:
Take any major highway to I-71 north. Stay on I-71 north where it exits on the right and combines with I-70 east. After about one mile, exit on the left to I-71 north. Take I-71 north to I-670 west, about one mile. Exit on the left to I-670 west. I-670 will become SR 315 north. Exit at Kinnear Road.
From the west:
Take any major highway to I-70 east. From I-70 east, exit on the left to I-71 north. Take I-71 north to I-670 west, about one mile. Exit on the left to I-670 west. I-670 will become SR 315 north. Exit at Kinnear Road.
From the east:
Take any major highway to I-70 west. From I-70 west, exit onto I-71 north. Exit on the left to I-670 west. I-670 will become SR 315 north. Exit at Kinnear Road.
From Port Columbus International Airport:
Take I-670 west. I-670 turns becomes SR 315. Get off at the Kinnear Exit.
To access the facility, you will have to get through the gate then proceed down the driveway/path to the Radio Observatory (RADOBS) building.
The gate is at the north side of the parking lot by the ESL building. That gate is normally locked, but is open for all of our regular meetings. Gate-open times are typically 9:45am through noon of the first and third Saturday of every month. Leave a message at 614-292-2394 if you have problems locating this place.
Once through the gate, proceed north on this access road to its end to the single-story RADOBS building; park there. Building perimeter gate and entrance are open only during regular meeting hours. Entrance is down a short ramp, through red doors.