Proclamations & Resolutions
Indiana, March 2012
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  • State of Indiana
    Executive Department

    Executive Order Proclamation

    To all to whom these presents may come, greetings:

    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 Indiana has a significant interest in the continued vitality of General Aviation, Aerospace, aircraft manufacturing, educational institutions and aviation organizations, and community airports and airport operators; and

    Whereas, there are 107 public access airports in Indiana, serving 10,621 pilots and 6,035 general aviation aircraft; and

    Whereas, General Aviation contributes 18,900 jobs and $480 million to the state; and

    Whereas, the total annual impact of direct and indirect airport economic activity of general aviation of Indiana’s economy is estimated to be more than $2.9 billion. These expenditures in turn generate an induced annual impact of more than $1.3 billion. In addition, transportation costs savings exceed $567 million, providing a total annual impact of more than $4.9 billion; and

    Whereas, many communities in Indiana depend heavily on General Aviation and Community Airports for the continued flow of commerce, tourists and visitors to our State;

    Now, therefore, I, Mitchell E. Daniels, Jr., Governor of the State of Indiana, do hereby proclaim March, 2012 as

    General Aviation Appreciation Month

    In the State of Indiana, and invite all citizens to duly note this occasion.

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