Proclamations & Resolutions
Lebanon, NH 2016
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  • PROCLAMATION

    GENERAL AVIATION APPRECIATION MONTH

    WHEREAS, The City of Lebanon in the state of New Hampshire 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 Lebanon Municipal Airport have an immense economic impact on Lebanon; and

    WHEREAS, according to the FAA, New Hampshire has 25 public use airports that serve 3,691 pilots and 1, 187 active general aviation aircraft; and

    WHEREAS, according to the 2015 New Hampshire State Airport System Plan, the economic output of general aviation in New Hampshire is over $1 billion annually; and

    WHEREAS, according to the 2015 New Hampshire State Airport System Plan, general aviation in New Hampshire’s aviation system supports 776 jobs in the state; and

    WHEREAS, general aviation not only supports New Hampshire’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, the nation’s aviation infrastructure represents an important public benefit, and Congressional oversight should be in place to ensure stable funding of this system;

    THEREFORE, BE IT NOW RESOLVED, that the City of Lebanon, N.H., does hereby proclaim General Aviation and the Lebanon Airport vital strategic resources to the State of New Hampshire and declare March to be General Aviation Appreciation Month.

    Proclaimed this Twenty-Sixth Day of February in the year Two-Thousand-Sixteen

    Georgia A. Tuttle, MD

    Mayor, City of Lebanon

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