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Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission (3 O.S. § 84)
Agency Code 060 (IA)
110 N Robinson, Suite 200, Oklahoma City 73102 405/604–6900, fax 405/604–6919


History and Function    The commission was created in 1963 by the Oklahoma Legislature to advance, foster, and assist in the development of aeronautics in Oklahoma, including current and future aircraft, and to encourage the establishment and maintenance of public airports. This includes the preservation and improvement of the state’s 110 public airports, which make up the state airport system. The Commission fosters the growth of the aerospace industry, a top employer in Oklahoma, providing approximately 120,000 direct and indirect jobs, and ensures that the needs of business and communities in the State are met by the State's airports.   

Mission   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 viability of the state's aerospace industry.

About the Commission     Comprised of seven members, each appointed by the Governor, serve six-year terms, five members are appointed from among Oklahoma's five congressional districts with the remaining two appointed at-large. The Commission is responsible for appointing the State Director of Aeronautics to serve at its pleasure. The current Director is Victor Bird, having served in that position since December 2002.

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Aviation Events Calendar

July 23, 2016 Airborne Demonstration Team Open Hangar Day at Frederick Regional Airport. Get a glimpse of U.S. military history in action at the Airborne Demonstration Team Open Hangar Day in Frederick.  Visit the historic Frederick Army Airfield section of the Frederick Regional Airport for an exciting day of aviation and military-related displays. In the morning, the WWII Airborne Demonstration Team will showcase skills they've learned in jump school through authentic WWII-era training.  Watch the team jumpers as they make amazing parachute jumps from a WWII-style C-47 aircraft.  Bring the entire family to Open Hangar Day to see WWII living history ...

July 23, 2016  Vance Air Force Base Open House Air Show in Enid.  Head to Enid this summer for a day of high-flying, family fun at the Vance Air Force Base Open House Air Show.  At this show, thrill to perfectly choreographed, precision flying, as the USAF Thunderbirds take to the air, pushing their F-16 Fighting Falcon’s to the limit. In addition to the Thunderbirds, watch as several civilian planes perform stunt and aerial acts. Meanwhile, back on the ground, check out aviation history at the vintage airplane display.

July 30, 2016  Enid Woodring Regional Airport, Breakfast Fly-in at 8:00 am.

August 8, 2016 USA-OK UAS Policy & Law Dinner Monday, August 8, 2016 from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM at the Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History - 2401 Chautauqua Avenue, Norman, OK 73072. 

August 9, 2016 UAS-OK Drone Summit at the National Weather Center in Norman.

August 13, 2016  Goldsby Airport Terminal Open House will be at 2:00 pm and August Fest will be the same day starting at 5:00.

August 13, 2016 Will Rogers and Wiley Post Fly-n,  Come watch more than 100 small aircraft fly-in and land on the 2,000-ft grass airstrip on the Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch, located just east of Oologah and bordering Oologah Lake. This event celebrates Will Rogers and Wiley Post's many contributions to aviation. Bring your own lawn chairs, talk to the pilots and see their planes up close. Other attractions include children's activities like a petting zoo and giant inflatables, a Cherokee storyteller, a classic car show, food vendors and free tours of the Will Rogers Birthplace home and Amish barn.                                                                                  

Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch
9501 E 380 Rd
Oologah, OK 74017 


August 27th – Westside RC Flyers, field opens at 7am.  Pilot registration begins at 8:30 with a pilots meeting at 9am, flying till dusk.  Come for a day to celebrate the charm and allure of general aviation aircraft.   All non-military aircraft of any size invited. Park flyers to giant scale (no size restrictions) with open flying all day.

September 17, 2016  Flying Aces Fly-In at Elk City Model Park.  Watch as vintage-style model airplanes take to the sky at Elk City's annual Flying Aces Fly-In. This exhibition features vintage and present-day replicas. Check out the variety of model airplanes at the Flying Aces Fly-In and take advantage of the chance to discuss the planes with exhibitors.

September 24, 2016 Guthrie-Edmond Fly In

October 1, 2016 The University of Oklahoma’s Westheimer Airport will host its 10th Aviation Festival on Saturday, October 1, 2016 from 9:00AM to 1:00PM. Parking and admission to the event are free. In addition to varies aircraft and response vehicles on static display, there is a kid’s area highlighting S.T.E.M. Activities. Additional details will be posted on our FaceBook event ( or our website at This year is also the 75th Anniversary of flight training at Max Westheimer.



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Last Modified on 07/21/2016