The Council Chambers
Portsmouth, New Hampshire
WHEREAS: Pease International Airport is a prospering business and aviation industrial community serving the seacoast region; and
WHEREAS: Pease International Airport offers a Foreign Trade Zone with access to the east international trade corridors by land, direct air cargo or by sea via the Port of New Hampshire; and
WHEREAS: Portsmouth International Airport is ideally suited for any import or export business and is customs ready with commercial and passenger International flights, cargo services and business charter flights; and
WHEREAS: Portsmouth International Airport Terminal Building has a full Federal Inspection SErvices facility with on-site U.S. Customs & Border Protection staff and an airfield with an 11,321-foot runway, making it ready to handle any aircraft in the world, regardless of size, that is departing or arriving from any location; and
WHEREAS: For 15years the Pease Air National Guard and the 157th Air Refueling Wing have successfully served the nation and the region.
Now, therefore, I Robert J. Lister, Mayor of the City of Portsmouth, do hereby join with the members of the City Council in proclaiming, March 2014, as
GENERAL AVIATION APPRECIATION MONTH
Given with my hand and the Seal of the City of Portsmouth on this 24th day of February, 2014.
Robert J. Lister, Mayor of Portsmouth