Proclamations & Resolutions
Carson City, NV 2014
  • Share
  • PROCLAMATION

    General Aviation Appreciation Month

    June 2014

    WHEREAS, Carson City 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 local airports, including Carson Airport and Parker Airport, have an immense economic impact on the city of Carson City; and

    WHEREAS, Nevada is home to 49 public-use airports that serve 6,927 pilots and 2030 active general aviation aircraft; and

    WHEREAS, the state is home to 29 fixed-based operators, 29 repair stations, and 4 FAA-approved pilot schools; and

    WHEREAS, general aviation contributes an annual economic impact of $721 million to Nevada’s economy and supports over 3,300 jobs; and

    WHEREAS, general aviation not only supports Nevada’s economy, it improves our overall quality of life by supporting emergency medical and health care services, law-enforcement, fire-fighting, disaster relief, and transporting business travelers to their destinations quickly and safely; 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;

    NOW THEREFORE, I, Robert L. Crowell, Mayor of Carson City, Nevada do hereby proclaim general aviation a vital strategic resource to the city of Carson City and declare June to be “General Aviation Appreciation Month.”

    Dated this 16th day of June 2014.

    Robert L. Crowell, Mayor

    Download (PDF, Unknown)