Proclamations & Resolutions
Sioux Falls, SD 2016
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  • Proclamation

    WHEREAS, General Aviation and Joe Foss Field/Sioux Falls Regional Airport play a critical role in the lives of our citizens, as well as in the operation of our businesses;

    WHEREAS, The City of Sioux Falls has a significant interest in the continued vitality of general aviation, aerospace, aircraft manufacturing, educational institutions, aviation organizations, public airports, and airport operators;

    WHEREAS, Sioux Falls has the largest and most utilized airport in the state of South Dakota, and has two fixed-base operators – Landmark Aviation and Maverick Air Center – serving 93 based aircraft and facilitation of over 53,000 general aviation operations annually;

    WHEREAS, General aviation contributes to the Sioux Falls economy and medical care, and boosts economic development for Sioux Falls and surrounding communities;

    WHEREAS, From the 2010 State Aviation System Plan, general and commercial aviation at Joe Foss Field/ Sioux Falls Regional Airport supports nearly $209 million in business sales, including over $91 million in personal income and over 2,200 jobs;

    WHEREAS, General aviation is integral to the city’s response to emergencies and natural disasters, as well as a key component of business at Joe Foss Field / Sioux Falls Regional Airport;

    WHEREAS, Sioux Falls depends heavily on general aviation and Joe Foss Field / Sioux Falls Regional Airport for the continued flow of commerce, tourists, and visitors to our city and state;

    NOW, THEREFORE, I, Mike T. Huether, Mayor of the City of Sioux Falls, do hereby proclaim June 2016 as:

    GENERAL AVIATION APPRECIATION MONTH

    in Sioux Falls.

    IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set

    my hand and caused the Seal of the City of Sioux

    Falls to be affixed this 1st day of June, 2016.

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