Proclamations & Resolutions
Albuquerque, NM 2016
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  • Executive Order

    From the

    Office of the Mayor

    WHEREAS, the City of Albuquerque in the State of New Mexico has a significant interest in the continued vitality of general aviation, aircraft manufacturing, aviation educational institutions, aviation organizations, and community airports; and

    WHEREAS, general aviation and the Double Eagle J J Airport have an immense economic impact on the City of Albuquerque; and

    WHEREAS, New Mexico is home to 53 public-use general aviation airports, which serve 4,562 pilots and 2,562 active general aviation aircraft; and

    WHEREAS, general aviation not only supports New Mexico’s economy, it improves overall quality of life by supporting emergency medical and healthcare services, law enforcement, firefighting and disaster relief, and by quickly and safely transporting business travelers to their destinations; and

    WHEREAS, the nation’s aviation infrastructure represents an important public benefit, and Congressional oversight should be in place to ensure stable funding of this system; and

    NOW, THEREFORE, I, Richard J. Berry, Mayor of the City of Albuquerque, do hereby proclaim, October 1, 2016, as:

    GENERAL AVIATION APPRECIATION MONTH

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