Washington, DC. – The Alliance for Aviation Across America today thanked Governor Mead for declaring June 2017 “General Aviation Appreciation Month.” In Wyoming, general aviation airports contribute over $73 million to the state’s total economic output each year.
“Many businesses and communities in Wyoming rely on general aviation to support economic growth,” said Selena Shilad, Executive Director of the Alliance for Aviation Across America. “General aviation supports agriculture, emergency services, law enforcement, and firefighting. We thank Governor Mead for the proclamation and for recognizing general aviation’s important role in the State.”
According to the proclamation:
“Wyoming has a significant interest in the continued vitality of general aviation, aerospace, a aircraft manufacturing, educational institutions, aviation organizations, community airports, and airport operators.”