The Alliance for Aviation Across America recently welcomed Mayor Steve Williams of Huntington, West Virginia as the newest member of its Board of Directors.
“I am honored to serve on the Board of Directors for the Alliance for Aviation Across America,” Mayor Williams said. “As the Mayor of a community that relies heavily on general aviation and our local airport, I understand firsthand the importance of reliable air service to our community’s economic growth and access to critical services.”
According to WVDOT and the Contribution of General Aviation to the US Economy Study, West Virginia is home to 17 general aviation airports and supports 5,300 jobs, resulting in $256 million in labor income.
“We are thrilled that Mayor Williams has joined the Alliance Board of Directors,” stated Ed Bolen, President and CEO of the National Business Aviation Association and the President of the Alliance’s Board of Directors. “Mayor Williams brings invaluable experience and perspectives as the leader of a community that relies extensively on general aviation and our aviation infrastructure. We look forward to working with him on issues impacting aviation and rural communities.
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