Proclamations & Resolutions
Cincinnati, OH 2015
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  • PROCLAMATION

    CITY OF CINCINNATI

    BE IT PROCLAIMED:

    Whereas, general aviation and community airports play a critical role in the lives of our citizens, as well as in the operation of our businesses and farms; and,

    Whereas, the state of Ohio has a significant interest in the continued vitality of general aviation, aerospace, aircraft manufacturing, education institutions, aviation organizations, community airports, and airport operators; and

    Whereas, according to the 2014 Ohio Airports Economic Impact Study, general aviation airports in Ohio support 17, 497 jobs and $688 million in annual payroll, and fractional aircraft companies, including Netjets, MaxFlight, and Flight Options employ more than 1,400 Ohio workers; and

    Whereas, according to the Ohio Department of Transportation, Office of Aviation, Ohio has a total of 150 public-use general aviation airports and according to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), these airports serve 15,586 pilots and 6,319 active general aviation aircraft; and,

    Whereas, according to the 2014 Ohio Airports Economic Impact Study, general aviation airports in Ohio contribute more than $1.8 billion to the state’s economy; and,

    Whereas, according to FAA data, Ohio is home to 137 repair stations, 19 FAA-approved pilot schools, 2,856 student pilots, 2,981 flight instructors, and 122 fixed-base operators, and Helicopter Association International data states, that there are 740 heliports in Ohio; and,

    Whereas, many communities in Ohio depend heavily on general aviation and community airports for the continued flow of commerce, tourists, and visitors to our state;

    Noe, Therefore, I, John Cranley

    Mayor of the City of Cincinnati do hereby proclaim December 2015 as

    “GENERAL AVIATION APPRECIATION MONTH”

    in Cincinnati.

    IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I  have hereunto set my hand and cause this deal of the City of Cincinnati to be affixed this First day of December in the year Two Thousand and Fifteen,

    John Cranley

    Mayor, City of Cincinnati

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