Mayors Across the Country Support General Aviation

Local officials in eight communities around the country recognized the value of general aviation in November. To date, hundreds of mayors and city councils have highlighted the importance of general aviation, including business aviation, to their towns and regions. Alabama Clanton Mayor Billy Joe Driver and Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox both wrote that their local…

Business Aviation to Be Well Served by New Runway at Montana Airport

With traffic up 9 percent in 2017, Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport (BZN) Airport Director Brian Sprenger said the airport’s new 5,050-foot asphalt runway will help to separate general aviation from the airport’s commercial traffic, creating a more efficient environment for transient aircraft operations and flight training. The new runway was first envisioned in 1972, and…

National Aviation Day 2017

National Aviation Day 2017

National Aviation Day, observed each year on Aug. 19, celebrates the history of aviation in the U.S. and its importance to communities and citizens around the country – a sentiment shared by the No Plane No Gain advocacy campaign. The day coincides with the birthday of Orville Wright, who together with his brother Wilbur, made…