The Alliance Commends Brookings Mayor Reed for Declaring August ‘General Aviation Appreciation Month’
Washington, DC – The Alliance for Aviation Across America today commended Mayor Tim Reed of Brookings, South Dakota for proclaiming August “General Aviation Appreciation Month.” In South Dakota, the aviation industry supports over $791 million in state business sales.
“Mayor Reed’s proclamation helps highlight the economic benefits and valuable service that general aviation provides to Brookings and the state of South Dakota,” said Selena Shilad, Executive Director of the Alliance for Aviation Across America. “We sincerely thank the Mayor and the city of Brookings for recognizing this vital industry.”
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.