OK Aeronautics Deputy Receives State Aviation Distinguished Service Award

For more than 10 years of state service to the Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission, deputy director Grayson Ardies has been recognized with the 2020 State Aviation Distinguished Service Award from the National Association of State Aviation Officials (NASAO). This award was established in 1989 to honor State Aviation personnel who have excelled in their service and […]

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$16M in Airport Projects for Oklahoma Announced, Slated to Begin This Fall

Airport construction projects totaling $15,919,332 will soon commence across the state following a recent announcement of funding by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).  The fourteen grants for Oklahoma airports were announced by U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao. The FAA funding that was a part of the announcement is a mixture of FAA Airport […]

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Oklahoma Airport Operators Association Announce Annual Awards, Name Guthrie-Edmond Regional as Airport of the Year

Members of the Oklahoma Airport Operators Association (OAOA) named Guthrie-Edmond Regional Airport as the state’s top airport for 2020. Schellon Stanley, the Guthrie/Edmond Airport Director was also selected as the 2020 airport manager of the year. Stanley came to the Guthrie/Edmond airport in 2015 after serving as the Airport Operations Officer at OU Westheimer Airport […]

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Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission Grants Record Amount of $335,400 for Aviation and Aerospace Education Funding

Forty-five years ago last month, millions of people around the world watched on television as the U.S. Apollo and U.S.S.R. Soyuz spacecraft docked to mark the first historic international space mission and what is generally considered the end of the Space Race. The Apollo module was commanded by Oklahoma favorite son, General Thomas P. Stafford. […]

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Skydweller Announces Oklahoma City as U.S. Corporate Headquarters

Skydweller Aero Inc., a U.S.-Spanish aerospace company developing renewably powered aircraft for defense and commercial industries, announced the establishment of their corporate headquarters and engineering operations in Oklahoma City and testing and integration in Ardmore, Oklahoma. Skydweller plans to increase operations to 120 aerospace engineering and field technician jobs in Oklahoma by 2024. “It has […]

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Oklahoma Advanced Mobility Pilot Program Passes the House, Headed to Governor’s Desk

A measure creating the Oklahoma Advanced Mobility Pilot Program to further state investment in emerging advanced transportation technologies gained approval from the House of Representatives on Tuesday and now moves to Governor Stitt’s desk for his signature. Contingent upon availability of funds, Senate Bill 1688 by Sen. Micheal Bergstrom, R-Adair, would house the program under […]

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Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission Updates Five-Year Airport Plan, Rule Changes Adopted

An updated $132 million plan for airport infrastructure projects across the state is taking shape, and state military airspace rules are further protected following the March meeting of the Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission. At its meeting on Wednesday, March 11, the Commission heard details about the latest version of the Airport Construction Program for Fiscal Years […]

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