Proclamations & Resolutions
Cedar City, UT 2014
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  • Cedar City, Utah
    Proclamation

    Whereas, The city of Cedar City in the state of Utah 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 Cedar City Regional Airport, have an immense economic impact on the city of Cedar City; and

    Whereas, Utah is home to 46 public-use airports, which serve 7,969 pilots and 2,601 active general aviation aircraft; and

    Whereas, Utah is home to 43 fixed-based operators, 30 repair stations, 20 FAA-approved pilot schools, 1,731 student pilots and 1,510 flight instructors; and

    Whereas, general aviation in Utah contributes over $274 million to the state’s economy annually; and

    Whereas, general aviation not only supports Utah’s economy, it improves the overall quality of life by supporting emergency medical and health-care services, law-enforcement, firefighting and disaster relief, and by 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, be it resolved that I, Maile L. Wilson, Mayor of Cedar City, Utah, do hereby proclaim general aviation a vital strategic resource to the city of Cedar City and declare November 2014 to be General Aviation Appreciation Month.

    Signed on this, the 24th day of October in the year of our Lord 2014

    Maile L. Wilson
    Mayor of Cedar City

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