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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.
 



LATEST OAC & STATE AVIATION NEWS

NASAO Education Award  2014Aeronautics Commission Nationally Recognized for Aviation
Education Excellence
- October, 14, 2014

The Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission was recently recognized during a national aviation event for its efforts to expose more young people to careers in aviation or aerospace.

During the National Association of State Aviation Officials (NASAO) Annual Convention and Trade Show in Providence, R.I., the Aeronautics Commission was presented with NASAO’s 2014 “Aviation Education Program Award.” The award recognizes the efforts of state aviation agencies to educate and motivate the public with aviation-related education programs.

Vic Bird, who has served as director for the Aeronautics Commission for nearly 12 years, understands how critical it is to have a pipeline of qualified, skilled workers in the state to ensure the growth of Oklahoma’s aerospace industry, one of the state’s top economic engines. Read more.
 

Aeronautics Commission Seeks Public Comments for 3-Year Proposed Airport Capital Improvement Program - October 13, 2014

The Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission is seeking public comments through Nov. 11 for its recently proposed FY2015-2017 Airport Capital Improvement Program. Anyone wishing to provide comments may do so by contacting Grayson Ardies at 1-405-604-6903 or e-mail him at gardies@oac.ok.gov. For those wishing to provide comments through regular mail, please address your comments to the Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission at 120 N. Robinson, Suite 1244W, Oklahoma City OK 73102. To view a copy of the proposed CIP, please click here.

Aeronautics Commission to Meet Nov. 13 in Tulsa


The Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission will hold their next regularly scheduled meeting at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 13, in Tulsa. The meeting will be held in the A150 Auditorium at Tulsa Technology Center's Riverside Campus, 801 E. 91st Street. For more information, contact Harve Allen, OAC public information officer, at 1-405-604-6916 or email hallen@oac.ok.gov.

 

Dave AmisAeronautics Commission Selects New Officers; Amis Named Chairman - July 28, 2014

During their regularly scheduled meeting earlier this month, the Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission selected a new slate of officers for the current fiscal year that runs through June 30, 2015.

District 5 commissioner Dave Amis III of Oklahoma City was named chairman – the third time he has served in that role – while Tom Stephenson of Oklahoma City and Guymon’s Michael Ray, both currently serving as at-large appointees, were named vice chairman and secretary, respectively. Read more.

 

 

 

Aviation Events Calendar.

October 25, 2014
8th Annual OU Westheimer Airport Open House/Fly-In and Family Festival will be held on Saturday, Oct. 25, from 9 AM to 4 PM at KOUN. General Aviation Aircraft Fly-In; Open to public and community; free parking and free admission; and tons of fun for kids and families! Sooner Flight Academy's Please Touch STEM Aviation Hangar! Boomer and Sooner and the Sooner Schooner will be there! OU aircraft and many other GA Aircraft. For more information, visit http://www.ou.edu/content/airport/events/festival.html

October 25, 2014
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.

November 1, 2014
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.

November 1, 2014
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.

November 6, 2014
Oklahoma Pilots Association Dinner Meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. in the C.E. Page Building at Wiley Post Airport in Oklahoma City .For more information, please contact Roger Walton at 405-219-5149 or e-mail
rwxact@yahoo.com.

November 8, 2014
Oklahoma Pilots Association November Fly Away will take place at the Fairview Fly-In and Air Show, Fairview Municipal Airport. Wheels down at 11 a.m. For more information, please contact Roger Walton at 405-219-5149 or e-mail
rwxact@yahoo.com.

November 8, 2014
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.

November 13, 2014
Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission's regularly scheduled meeting will be held beginning at 10 a.m. inside the A150 Auditorium at Tulsa Technology Center-Riverside Campus. For more information, please contact Harve Allen at 405-604-6916 or hallen@oac.ok.gov.

November 15, 2014
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.

 

 

 

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