Proclamations & Resolutions
Arizona, February 2014
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    ARIZONA AVIATION DAY

    WHEREAS, an efficient and reliable aviation system is a critical element of Arizona’s overall transportation system and the vitality of our State’s economy; and

    WHEREAS, Arizona is home to 58 publicly-owned airports, 14 Native American airports and 11 privately-owned airports, which serve 17,986 licensed pilots and 6,561 general aviation aircraft based in Arizona; and

    WHEREAS, the aviation industry has an estimated $58 billion annual impact on Arizona’s economy and plays a vital role in the State’s response to emergencies and natural disasters; and

    WHEREAS, over the next 20 years the total number of passengers at all 12 commercial service airports in the State is expected to nearly double and the total number of aviation aircraft based in Arizona is expected to increase by more than 30 percent over the next 20 yeras; and

    WHEREAS, the State of Arizona has a significant interest in the continued vitality of general aviation, aerospace, aircraft manufacturing, education institutions, aviation organizations, community airports and operators.

    NOW, THEREFORE, I, Janice K. Brewer, Governor of the State of Arizona, do hereby proclaim February 18, 2014 as

    ARIZONA AVIATION DAY

    IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused to be affixed the Great Seal of the State of Arizona

    Janice K. Brewer

    Governor

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