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The Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission's mission is to promote aviation, which includes ensuring that the needs of commerce and communities across Oklahoma are met by the state's 110 public airports that comprise the state’s air transportation system, and ensuring the growth and vitality of the state's aerospace industry.
 


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Emergency Rules for Anemometer Towers (MET Towers) Are Now Officially in Effect!

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LATEST OAC & STATE AVIATION NEWS

Request for Qualifications for Statewide Airport Economic Impact Study

The Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission is requesting Statements of Qualifications (SOQ) for the development of a statewide airport economic impact study. The deadline for submitting a SOQ is August 26 at 5 p.m. Any questions should be addressed to Mr. Grayson Ardies, aviation program manager, at gardies@oac.ok.gov. To download the official Request for Qualifications, please click
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Enid Runway ExtensionRecord Year of $10 Million in Airport Improvements for Aeronautics Commission - July 23, 2015

Federal, state and city officials will soon celebrate the completion of a runway extension at Enid Woodring Regional Airport (pictured left), giving pilots training at Vance Air Force Base an alternative airport nearby on which they can land their T-38 jet trainers. This development, undoubtedly, will prove significant in any future base realignment and closure (BRAC) rounds.

Similar scenes will most likely be played out in other Oklahoma communities over the coming months as they, too, celebrate the completion of various airport improvements.

The Enid runway extension to 8,000 feet is just one of many airport projects statewide included in a record $10 million the Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission has invested in airport infrastructure over the past year. Read more.
 

Rogers & Post photoWill Rogers & Wiley Post Fly-In August 15

Will Rogers and Wiley Post died in an Alaska plane crash on Aug. 15, 1935. It is often called the “crash heard around the world.”  This year the Will Rogers & Wiley Post Fly-In at the Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch will be Saturday, Aug. 15, the 80th anniversary of the history-making event when bold headlines in newspapers all over the world carried the story. Planes start landing about 8:30 a.m.

Airports across the country have been invited to join in a special Moment of Remembrance at 10 a.m. (CST) at their respective airports to honor those who have lost their lives in a small aircraft accident. RSU Radio will broadcast live the tribute, beginning at 10 a.m., on 91.3 FM and on their website at www.rsuradio.com.  
 

Tom StephensonCommission Selects New Officers for FY2016; Stephenson Named Chairman - July 20, 2015

The Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission has selected a new slate of officers for the new fiscal year that runs through June 30, 2016.

Tom Stephenson of Oklahoma City (pictured left) has been named chairman for the second time as a member of the Commission. He previously served in that role in fiscal year 2008.

Commissioners have also selected Guymon’s Michael Ray and Ardmore’s Wes Stucky as vice chairman and secretary, respectively. Other members of the Commission include Dave Amis III of Oklahoma City, David Conway of Durant and Joe Harris of Goldsby. Read more.


 

 

 

 

Aviation Events Calendar.

July 25, 2015
Enid Fly-in Breakfast will take place at Enid Woodring Regional Airport. Call 580-234-5476 or e-mail wdgairport@enid.org for more information.

August 1, 2015
Pauls Valley Hamburger Lunch Fly-in will be held at Pauls Valley Municipal Airport. For more information call 405-238-7338 or e-mail pvairport@suddenlinkmail.com.

August 1, 2015
Ponca City Aviation Booster Fly-in Breakfast will take place at the Ponca City Municipal Airport. For more information, call 580-767-0470 or e-mail airport@poncacityok.gov.

August 6, 2015
Oklahoma Pilots Association Dinner Meeting will be held at Wiley Post Airport in the Wiley Post Building. Social time begins at  6:30p.m., followed by dinner at 7 p.m. There will be an Oshkosh review as well as the election of new officers and directors. For more information, contact Roger Walton at 405.219.514 or e-mail him at rwxact@yahoo.com.

August 8, 2015
Ardmore Pancake Breakfast will be held at Lakeland Aviation, located behind the control tower at Ardmore Municipal Airport. For more information call (580) 388-5000 or e-mail lakeland@brightok.net. Contact: Bill Holbrook.

August 8, 2015
Oklahoma Pilots Association August Fly-away will take place at Lake Texoma with lunch at Pelican's Restaurant - Cedar Hills. Wheels down AT 10:30 am. For more information, contact Roger Walton at 405.219.514 or e-mail him at rwxact@yahoo.com.

August 13, 2015
Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission meeting will be held in Oklahoma City inside the Oklahoma Department of Transportation building in Oklahoma City. Commissioners will convene the meeting at 10 a.m. in the first floor Commission Room. For more information, please call Harve Allen at 405.604.6916 or email hallen@oac.ok.gov.

August 15, 2015
Alva Regional Airport Fly-in Breakfast will take place at Alva Regional Airport. For more information, please call (580) 327-6778 or e-mail alvaair@sbcglobal.net.

August 15, 2015
Will Rogers-Wiley Post Annual Fly-in will take place at the Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch in Oologah, Okla. The event commemorates the deaths of aviation legends Will Rogers and Wiley Post who perished in a plane crash in Point Barrow, Alaska, on August 15, 1935. For more information, please read the news article on the left side of the OAC home page or visit www.willrogers.com.

August 22, 2015
Enid Fly-in Breakfast will take place at Enid Woodring Regional Airport. Call 580-234-5476 or e-mail wdgairport@enid.org for more information.

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

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