Proclamations & Resolutions
Rolla, MO 2016
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  • PROCLAMATION

    WHEREAS: the City of Rolla in the State of Missouri 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 Rolla National Airport have an immense economic impact on the City of Rolla; Missouri is home to 115 public-use general aviation airports, which serve 9,087 pilots and 3,953 active general aviation aircraft; and

    WHEREAS, Missouri is home to 95 fixed-based operators, 55 repair stations, 547 heliports, 6 FAA-approved pilot schools, 1,732 flight students and 1,610 flight instructors; general aviation airports in Missouri support an economic impact of over $857 million annually; and

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

    NOW THEREFORE, I, Louis J. Magdits, IV, Mayor of the City of Rolla, Missouri do hereby proclaim February 2016 as

    “General Aviation Appreciation Month”

    in the City of Rolla, Missouri, and I urge all citizens to celebrate and hereby proclaim general aviation a vital strategic resource.

    IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Seal of the City of Rolla to be affixed this 19th Day of February In the Year of Our Lord, Two-Thousand and Sixteen.

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