Proclamations & Resolutions
Nevada, June 2014
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  • State of Nevada

    Executive Department

    A Proclamation by the Governor

    WHEREAS, Nevada’s general aviation industry contributes a significant amount of economic benefit to the State; and

    WHEREAS, the annual economic impact of general aviation is $721 million and general aviation contributes 3,384 jobs with an annual payroll of $93 million; and

    WHEREAS, the State of Nevada boasts 49 public use airports, 46 of those are general aviation only; home to 37 charter flight companies, 29 aircraft repair stations, 29 fixed-based operators, and multiple powered aircraft, gliders, helicopters and flight schools providing jobs; and

    WHEREAS, the aviation industry plays a vita role in the lives of our citizens as well as in the operation of our businesses and agriculture; and

    WHEREAS, business aviation is a critical tool for companies in Nevada to improve efficiency and increases productivity and reach rural areas, thereby bringing new business, investment and jobs to all areas of the State; and

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

    WHEREAS, the continued vitality of aviation, aerospace, aircraft manufacturing, educational institutions and aviation organizations is important to the growth of our economy; and

    WHEREAS, the nation’s aviation infrastructure represents and important, public benefit, and direct, Congressional oversight is necessary to ensure stable funding of this system;

    WHEREAS, the general aviation industry will continue to play a vital role in the economy, emergency services and social well being of the State of Nevada; and

    WHEREAS, general aviation will continue to play a vital role in the State’s growth in the unmanned aircraft industry;

    NOW, THEREFORE, I, BRIAN SANDOVAL, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim June 2014 as

    GENERAL AVIATION APPRECIATION MONTH

    In Witness Whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the State of Nevada to be affixed at the State Capitol in Carson City, this 13th day of May, 2014.

    Brian Sandoval

    Governor

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