Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission Approves Nearly $142 Million Five-Year Airport Construction Program

Just in time for the August declaration of Aviation and Aerospace awareness month, more than $142 million in airport infrastructure projects are slated for the next several years as part of the Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission’s (OAC) Airport Construction Program (ACP) for fiscal years 2020-2024. As part of the agency’s duties outlined in state statute, OAC […]

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Ada City School District Secures Third Aviation Education Grant

Thirty-nine organizations were awarded Aerospace and Aviation Education Program grants or contracts totaling over $299,235 from the Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission (OAC). The record amount of funds will be used to bring more school-aged children in Oklahoma to STEM careers, particularly those in aerospace and aviation.  The funding was approved by the Commission at their most […]

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Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission Seeks Aviation Program Manager

OKLAHOMA AERONAUTICS COMMISSION AVIATION PROGRAM MANAGER UNCLASSIFIED BASIC PURPOSE: The mission of the Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission is to promote aviation, which includes fostering the growth and safety of the State’s publicly owned public-use airports. This position will report to and assist the Deputy Director as assigned in the performance of planning and programming airport improvement […]

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Aviation and Aerospace in Oklahoma Gets Boost from Legislative Session

The legislative session has concluded, and the aviation and aerospace industry in Oklahoma benefited from several bills ensuring the viability of the state’s second largest industry. Over twenty bills were filed directly or indirectly affecting the aviation community. Among those filed were measures that would sunset exemptions to the aircraft excise tax, prohibit drones from […]

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Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission Gets Record Number of Applications for Aviation and Aerospace Education Grants

Aviation and Aerospace is trending among Oklahoma students, and the Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission (OAC) has emphatically been a driving force of those trends. Through summer camp programs and primary through secondary aviation education curriculum across the state, the Commission has boosted that interest through their aviation and aerospace education grant program. Last year, 25 organizations […]

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Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission Accepting Applications for Aviation and Aerospace Education Grant Program

The Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission announced that the FY20 Aeronautics Commission Aviation & Aerospace Education Grant Program is now accepting applications through May 31, 2019.  Any learning institutions or organizations instructing an aviation and/or aerospace minded educational program or camp in the coming year should apply.  Aerospace and aviation education is one of the Aeronautics Commission’s […]

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