Proclamations & Resolutions
Carson City, NV 2014
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    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

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