Proclamations & Resolutions
Rochester, NY 2016
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    WHEREAS: The City of Rochester in the state of New York 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 Greater Rochester International Airport have an immense economic impact on the City of Rochester;

    WHEREAS: According to New York Department of Transportation Aviation Bureau, there are 108 public-use general aviation airports in New York. The FAA reports that these airport support 16,267 pilots and 5,116 active general aviation aircraft; and

    WHEREAS: FAA data shows that New York is home to 118 repair stations, 11 FAA-approved pilot schools, 2,617 flight instructors and 4,108 student pilots. In addition, there are 75 fixed-base operators in the state, according to the comprehensive AC-U-KWIK directory. According to Helicopter Association International, there are 587 heliports in New York; and

    WHEREAS: General aviation airports in New York account for 37,800 jobs and over $2.9 billion in labor income; and

    WHEREAS: General aviation not only supports New York’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 quick;y and safely; and

    NOW, THEREFORE, I, Lovely A. Warren, Mayor of teh City of Rochester, NEW York, do hereby proclaim general aviation a vital strategic resource and the month of May, 2016, to be:


    In Witness Whereof, I have hereunto set my hand

    on this first day of May in the year 2016.

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