Proclamations & Resolutions
Connecticut, September 2015
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  • State of Connecticut
    By His Excellency Dannel P. Malloy, Governor:
    An Official Statement

    WHEREAS, General Aviation and community airports play a critical role in the lives of our citizens, as well as in the operation of our businesses and farms; and 

    WHEREAS, The state of Connecticut has a significant interest in the continued vitality of General Aviation, aerospace, aircraft manufacturing, educational institutions, aviation organizations, community airports and airport operators; and

    WHEREAS, As of December 31, 2014, there were 23 public-use airports in the State serving 5,023 FAA certificated pilots; and

    WHEREAS, In 2013, there were also 1,681 general aviation and on-demand FAR Part 135 aircraft primarily flown in Connecticut; and

    WHEREAS, General Aviation plays a vital role in the State’s response to emergencies and natural disasters; and

    WHEREAS, Many communities in Connecticut depend heavily on General Aviation and community airports for the continued flow of commerce, tourists, and visitors to our State; now

    WHEREFORE, I, Dannel P. Malloy, Governor of the State of Connecticut, do hereby proclaim the month ofSeptember 2015 to be

    GENERAL AVIATION APPRECIATION MONTH
    in the State of Connecticut

    Dannell Malloy
    GOVERNOR

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