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…

General Aviation Revenues Drives Need for Expansion of Southwest Wyoming Airport

General Aviation Revenues Drives Need for Expansion of Southwest Wyoming Airport

Due to the vital general aviation presence in the country, many airports are finding the need to expand. For this reason, Rock Springs-Sweetwater County Airport in Southwest Wyoming just announced a $4.8 million construction contract for a new general aviation terminal! As a rural airport serving Southwest Wyoming, the Rock Springs-Sweetwater County Airport (RKS) derives…

Mayors Across the Country Highlight Importance Of General Aviation In Their Communities

Mayors Across the Country Highlight Importance Of General Aviation In Their Communities

Check out these proclamations from around the country highlighting four mayors who recognize and  value general aviation that helps their communities prosper! To date, hundreds of local officials – from big cities and small towns from coast to coast – have issued similar proclamations. Gainesville, FL “General aviation plays a critical role in the lives of…