Iowa Signs Participating Addendum with DroneUp Providing Public Sector Agencies Access to Drone Services

DroneUp, LLC and the State of Iowa have signed a Participating Addendum for the NASPO ValuePoint contract for Unmanned Aerial Vehicle services established as the Contract Number #21171. This begins the offering for the purchase of complete drone solutions to all state agencies, commissions, political subdivisions, institutions, and local public bodies allowed by law. The […]

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Michelle Fletcher McEnany: 1966-2019

We are saddened to report that long-time Office of Aviation director Michelle Fletcher McEnany has passed away. Ms. McEnany served as the director of the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Office of Aviation and the Office of Public Transit from 2000 through 2017. McEnany was responsible for the development and maintenance of safe, comprehensive, and competitive […]

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Iowa Legislative Session Good to Aviation

The Iowa Department of Transportation Office of Aviation reports that the 2019 legislative session, which wrapped up last Saturday (April 27), has been good to aviation. While the State Aviation Fund continues to direct aviation fuel taxes and aircraft registration fees to airport development and safety programs, funding for vertical infrastructure projects like airport terminals […]

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Iowa Transportation Commission approves fiscal year 2015 State Aviation Program

The Iowa Transportation Commission approved approximately $4.6 million for the fiscal year 2015 State Aviation Program, which includes several subprograms detailed below. The Airport Improvement Program (AIP) will fund $2.4 million for aviation safety, planning and airport development projects at 21 airports throughout Iowa. Projects funded through the AIP include maintenance of aviation weather systems; […]

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Iowa Aviation Conference to Feature Al Haynes

Registration for attendees, sponsors, and exhibitors is now open for the 2014 Iowa Aviation Conference! Exhibitors will receive booth space on a first-come, first serve basis. Information on the conference, to be held April 22 & 23 at the West Des Moines Sheraton Hotel, is available at the Iowa Aviation Conference website, or can be […]

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Iowa Office of Aviation Seeks Aviation Program Manager

The Iowa DOT has an open position and is seeking an Aviation Program Manager for the state aviation programs in the Office of Aviation. This position is responsible for overseeing the state’s airport maintenance and improvement responsibilities to enhance the state’s air transportation system. This position plays a key role in reviewing, overseeing and providing […]

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