Proclamations & Resolutions
Youngstown, OH 2015
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  • City of Youngstown

    Proclamation

    Mayor John A. McNally

    WHEREAS: General aviation and community airports play a critical role in the lives of our citizens, as well as in the operation of our businesses and farms. The State of Ohio has a significant interest in the continued vitality of general aviation, aerospace, aircraft manufacturing, educational institutions and aviation organizations and community airports and airport operators; and

    WHEREAS: According to the 2014 Ohio Airports Economic Impact Study, general aviation airports in Ohio support 17,497 jobs and $688 million in annual payroll. According to the same source, fractional aircraft companies, including NetJets, MaxFlight and Flight Options employ more the 1,400 Ohio workers; and

    WHEREAS: According to the Ohio Department of Transportation, Office of Aviation, the State has a total of 150 public-use general aviation airports. These airports serve 15,586 pilots and 6319 active general aviation aircraft. General Aviation airports in Ohio contribute more than $1.8 billion to the state’s economy; and

    WHEREAS: Ohio is home to 137 repair stations, 19 FAA-approved pilot schools, 2,856 student pilots and 2,981 flight instructors. In addition, there are 122 fixed-base operators in the state as well as 740 heliports in Ohio; and

    WHEREAS: Many communities in Ohio heavily depend on General Aviation and Community Airport for the continued flow of commerce, tourists and visitors to the State of Ohio.

    NOW, THEREFORE, I, John A. McNally, as Mayor of City of Youngstown, Ohio do hereby proclaim December 2015

     GENERAL AVIATION APPRECIATION MONTH

    in the City of Youngstown and encourage all citizens to join in its observance.

    IN WITNESS WHEREOF

    I have set my hand and caused to be affixed the Great Seal of the City of Youngstown, Ohio, this 1st day of December, 2015

    Mayor John A. McNally

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