PITTSBURGH – The Allegheny County Airport Authority will conduct an auction of abandoned vehicles, used Airport Authority vehicles and equipment, and other unclaimed items from Pittsburgh International Airport at 10 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017 in the Heavy Equipment Building on Cargo Road.
In advance of the auction, the Airport Authority donated several boxes of items including clothing, eye glasses and medical equipment left longer than 30 days in Lost and Found to local charitable organizations.
The clothing was donated to Circles of Greater Pittsburgh, an organization that assists individuals living in poverty in Turtle Creek, McKeesport, East Liberty, Sharpsburg and other neighborhoods. Additionally, a large box of prescription eye glasses was donated to The Lion’s Club, Pittsburgh Chapter, along with medical supplies (wheelchairs, canes, crutches) to Global Links, which will prepare them for distribution to those in need.
All other unclaimed items including jewelry, electronics, and more will be auctioned. Additionally, used ACAA items including snow equipment, an electric cart, lawn mower and other miscellaneous outdoor equipment will be auctioned. Refreshments also will 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.
For a flier showing vehicles and other items for auction CLICK HERE .
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 increasing air service, improving customer service and inspiring growth in the Pittsburgh region. Its 2016 Annual Report detailing growth and improved financial position can be found at flypittsburgh.com/AR16.
Pittsburgh International Airport serves more than 8 million passengers annually on 16 carriers. During the past two years, the airport has increased its nonstop destinations more than 80 percent to include 68 airports. Air Transport World named Pittsburgh International its 2017 Airport of the Year. Travel + Leisure has again named Pittsburgh International a Top 10 Domestic Airport in 2017. In addition, TripAdvisor ranked Pittsburgh International Airport a Travelers’ Choice Favorite for Shopping in 2016.