Proclamations & Resolutions
Washington County, MD 2014
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    General Aviation and Community Airport Month
    September 2014

    WHEREAS, General Aviation and Community Airports play a critical role in the both the lives of our citizens, businesses and farms; and

    WHEREAS, a 2013 Maryland Economic Impact of Airports Study found that the annual economic impact of general aviation in Maryland is $550.7 million dollars; and

    WHEREAS, the state of Maryland has 36 public use airports, serving 7,782 pilots and 2,774 general aviation aircraft. General aviation supports 6,274 jobs across the state; and

    WHEREAS, Washington County is proud to be home to the Hagerstown Regional Airport. Hagerstown Regional Airport is located approximately three miles north of Hagerstown and has grown in size over the years. It is among the oldest, continuously operating U.S. airports in history; and

    WHEREAS, Washington County is proud to play a role in aviation history as well as provide both public and private aviation services to the community; and

    NOW, THEREFORE, we, the Board of Country Commissioners of Washington County, Maryland, do hereby proclaim September, 2014 as General Aviation and Community Airport Month in Washington County.

    Awarded this 10th day of September, 2014


    President Terry L. Baker

    Vice President John F. Barr

    Commissioner Ruth Anne Callaham

    Commissioner Jeffery A. Cline

    Commissioner William B. McKinley

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