Proclamations & Resolutions
Carson City, NV 2016
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  • PROCLAMATION

    General Aviation Appreciation Month

    November 2016

    WHEREAS, Carson City, Nevada 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 Carson Airport have an immense economic impact on Carson City; and

    WHEREAS, Nevada is home to 49 public-use airports, which serve 6,811 pilots and 2,246 active general aviation aircraft; and

    WHEREAS, Nevada is home to 31 fixed-base operators, 31 repair stations, 139 heliports, 5 FAA-approved pilot schools, 1,096 flight students and 1,341 flight instructors; and

    WHEREAS, general aviation airports in Nevada support a total economic output of over $275 million; and

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

    WHEREAS, many communities in Nevada depend heavily on general aviation and community airports for the continued flow of commerce, tourists, and visitors to the state; 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 Crowell, Mayor of Carson City, Nevada do hereby proclaim general aviation a vital strategic resource to Carson City and declare November as “General Aviation Appreciation Month”

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