OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF RENO, NEVADA
WHEREAS, the City of Reno has a significant interest in the continued vitality of general aviation, aircraft manufacturing, aviation educational institutions and organizations and community airports; 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 individuals 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, Nevada is home to 49 public-use airports, which serve 6,811 pilots and 2,246 active general aviation aircraft, five FAA-approved pilot schools, 1,096 flight students and 1,341 flight instructors; and
WHEREAS, the nation’s aviation infrastructure represents an important public benefit to Nevada with a total economic output of over $275 million.
NOW THEREFORE, I, Hillary L. Schieve, Mayor of the City of Reno, Nevada, do hereby proclaim November, 2016, to recognize General Aviation Appreciation Month In and for the City of Reno, and encourage all of our citizens to join in recognizing general aviation as a vital strategic resource to the City of Reno.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have set my
hand and caused the Seal of the city of Reno,
Nevada, to be affixed this seventh day
of November, 2016.