Proclamations & Resolutions
Connecticut, September 2016
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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, 2015, there were 20 public-use airports in the State, serving approximately 5,000 FAA certified pilots; and

    WHEREAS, Connecticut ranks as the second highest state for the total economic output support by general aviation per capita; 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

    THEREFORE, I, Dannel P. Malloy, Governor of the State of Connecticut, do hereby proclaim the month of September 2016 to be


    in the State of Connecticut.

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