FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 5, 2010
Contact Information:Selena Shilad: (202) 550-2547 Stephanie Bosh: (202) 494-1860
FARGO, ND – Next Monday, March 8, 2010, Alliance for Aviation Across America (AAAA) Board Member Henry Ogrodzinski will attend the Upper Midwest Aviation Symposium where Lt. Governor Jack Dalrymple is scheduled to sign a statewide proclamation in support of the aviation industry. The event takes place as part of the larger Upper Midwest Aviation Symposium hosted by the North Dakota Aviation Council. More information on the Upper Midwest Aviation Symposium can be found at www.ndac.aero.
What: “North Dakota Aviation Week” Proclamation Signing with ND Lt. Governor Jack Dalrymple and AAAA’s Henry Ogrodzinski
When: Monday, March 8, 2010
Time: 12:30 PM
Where:Fargo Holiday Inn, Great Hall
3803 13th Avenue South
Fargo, ND 58103
North Dakota depends heavily on general aviation. GA alone contributes $248.28 million to the state’s economy annually. North Dakota has 81 general aviation airports, 977 pilots and 1,350 general aviation aircraft. These and other statistics from our newly launched economic impact survey can be found online at http://www.aviationacrossamerica.org/States.aspx.
Formed in 2007, the Alliance for Aviation Across America is a non-profit, non-partisan coalition of over 4,400 individuals representing businesses, agricultural groups, FBO’s, small airports, elected officials, charitable organizations, and leading business and aviation groups that support the interest of the general aviation community across various public policy issues.