Pittsburgh International Airport

Annual Public Auction at Pittsburgh International Airport Scheduled Oct. 20

 
 

Annual Public Auction at Pittsburgh International Airport Scheduled Oct. 20

PITTSBURGH – The Allegheny County Airport Authority will conduct its annual public auction of abandoned vehicles, used Airport Authority vehicles and equipment, and other unclaimed items from Pittsburgh International Airport at 10 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018 in the Heavy Equipment Building on Cargo Road.
 
Prior to the auction, the Airport Authority donated several boxes of items left longer than 30 days in the airport’s Lost and Found to local charitable organizations. Over 50 boxes of clothing were donated to Circles of Greater Pittsburgh, a nonprofit that assists individuals living in poverty. Additionally, three boxes of unclaimed prescription eye glasses were donated to the Lion’s Club in McKeesport.
 
All other unclaimed items including jewelry, electronics, and more will be auctioned. ACAA items including emergency response vehicles, line painters, and a fork lift, along with other miscellaneous outdoor equipment will be auctioned. Refreshments will also be sold.
 
The auction, conducted by licensed auctioneer Joe R. Pyle, will begin at 10 a.m., with doors opening at 8:30 a.m. There will be a 15 percent buyer’s premium with 5 percent waived for cash or check purchase. Cash, checks and credit cards will be accepted. Payment, inclusive of any taxes and fees, must be made in full at time of auction.
 
Vehicles will need to be towed from the auction site unless purchased by a dealer with appropriate plates. All items purchased the day of the auction must be removed within seven days of the date of sale.
 
Click here to access a flier showing vehicles and other items for auction. For a detailed story about sorting the items for auction visit http://www.flypittsburgh.com/newsroom/blog/the-big-sort
 
Directions to Auction: Follow Bus Loop 376 to Hangar Road; turn left at the traffic light toward Airport Maintenance Facilities; at next intersection turn left on to Cargo Road and follow to top of hill. Airport Authority employees will direct attendees to parking location.
 
About Allegheny County Airport Authority:
 
Allegheny County Airport Authority, which manages Pittsburgh International Airport and Allegheny County Airport, is committed to transforming Pittsburgh’s airports to reflect and serve the community, inspire the industry, and advance the region’s role as a world leader. Its 2017 Annual Report detailing growth and improved financial position can be found at www.flypittsburgh.com/AR17.
 
Pittsburgh International Airport serves nearly 9 million passengers annually on 17 carriers. Air Transport World named Pittsburgh International its 2017 Airport of the Year. Travel + Leisure and J.D. Power have again named Pittsburgh International a Top 10 Domestic Airport in 2018.