FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
February 11, 2014
Devin Osting (AAAA): (202) 223-9523
The Alliance Commends Oroville Mayor Chuck Spieth for Declaring February ‘General Aviation Appreciation Month’
Washington, DC — The Alliance for Aviation Across America today commended Mayor Chuck Spieth of Oroville, Washington for proclaiming February “General Aviation Appreciation Month.” In Washington, the general aviation industry represents $3.18 billion in economic activity annually. The Dorothy Scott Municipal Airport has an annual economic impact of $3.1 million and supports 51 local jobs.
“This proclamation recognizes the vast benefits of general aviation to local communities and cities such as Oroville. The Dorothy Scott Municipal Airport provides vital services to the area, including agricultural spraying, medical transport, and civil air patrol,” said Selena Shilad, Executive Director of the Alliance for Aviation Across America. “We extend our gratitude to Mayor Spieth for his dedication to raising awareness of this important industry.”
To view the proclamation, click here.
Formed in 2007, the Alliance for Aviation Across America is a non-profit, non-partisan coalition of more than 6,300 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.