Proclamations & Resolutions
Delaware, July 2011
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  • State of Delaware

    Office of the Governor


    Statement in Observance of General Aviation Appreciation Month

    Whereas, General Aviation and Community Airports play a vital role in the lives of our citizens, as well as in the operation of our businesses and farms; and

    Whereas, the continued vitality of General Aviation, Aerospace, aircraft manufacturing, educational institutions and aviation organizations is important to the daily functioning of our society; and

    Whereas, Delaware is home to 11 public use airports, and the aviation industry in Delaware contributes $989 million to the state’s economy yearly; and

    Whereas, the state is home to six charter flight companies, six repair stations, and one flight school, sustaining 15,500 jobs for Delawareans; and

    Whereas, many communities in Delaware rely on General Aviation and Community Airports for the continues flow of commerce, tourists and visitors to our state; and

    Whereas, organizations like National Business Aviation Association, the National Association of State Aviation Officials, the Aircraft Owners and Pilot Association, National Air Transportation Association, and recognize and promote the interest and importance of aviation in Delaware and throughout the world.

    Now, Therefore, We, Jack A. Markell, Governor, and Matthew Denn, Lieutenant Governor, go hereby declare July 2011

    General Aviation Appreciation Month

    In the State of Delaware, and urge all citizens to recognize the importance of General Aviation in the First State.


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