Proclamations & Resolutions
Ohio, December 2014
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  • STATE OF OHIO
    Executive Department
    OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR

    Columbus

    RESOLUTION

    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 Ohio 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, Ohio general aviation airports contribute nearly $5.5 billion of $478 per capita, to the state’s economy yearly. General aviation airports alone are responsible for $1.7 billion in economic activity annually. The total economic impact of aviation in Ohio is $10.5 billion; and

    WHEREAS, the total employment impact of all airports in Ohio is 142,800 jobs with an annual payroll of nearly $3.2 billion. Ohio’s 98 general aviation system airports support a payroll of nearly $287.3 million. The total direct and induced impact was 17,352 jobs and $498.0 million in payroll; and

    WHEREAS, organizations like the Ohio Aviation Association, the Alliance for Aviation Across America, National Business Aviation Association, National Association of State Aviation Officials, Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, and National Air Transportation Association recognize and promote the interests and importance of aviation in Ohio and throughout the world; and

    WHEREAS, many communities in Ohio depend heavily on General Aviation and Community Airports for the continued flow of commerce, tourists and visitors to our state.

    NOW, THEREFORE, We, John R. Kasich and Mary Taylor, Governor and Lieutenant Governor of the State of Ohio, do hereby recognize December 2014 as

    GENERAL AVIATION APPRECIATION MONTH

    throughout Ohio and encourage all Ohioans to join in its observance.

    On this 1st day of December, 2014;

    John R. Kasich
    Governor

    Mary Taylor
    Lieutenant Governor

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