Proclamations & Resolutions
Utah, April 2015
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  • Gary Richard Herbert

    WHEREAS, the aviation industry plays a critical role in the lives of Utah residents, as well as the economic prosperity of the state of Utah;

    WHEREAS, the aviation sector’s contribution to the economy are fueled by a vibrant and supportive aviation community, consisting of forty-six public-use airports; commercial, business, and general aviation industries; manufacturing partners and educational institutions, and other aviation-related organizations; as well as many different professionals, including pilots, ground crews, engineers, consultants, and mechanics, to mention a few;

    WHEREAS, business aviation is an important tool for companies in Utah to improve efficiency, save money, and open opportunities in rural areas not served by commercial aviation;

    WHEREAS, many communities in Utah depend heavily on general aviation and community airports for the continue flow of commerce and visitors to our state;

    WHEREAS, general aviation not only supports Utah’s economy, but it also improves the overall quality of life by supporting emergency medical and healthcare services, and assisting law enforcement, firefighting, and disaster relief; and

    WHEREAS, we commend the Utah Airport Operators Association, Utah Business Aviation Association, Utah General Aviation Association, National Business Aviation Association, and Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association for recognizing and promoting the interest and importance of aviation in Utah;

    NOW, THEREFORE, I, Gary R. Herbert, governor of the state of Utah, do hereby declare April 2015 as


    Gary R. Herbert

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