Oklahoma Department of Aerospace and Aeronautics Breaks Ground on New Airport Terminal at Miami

The Oklahoma Department of Aerospace and Aeronautics (ODAA) announced a significant milestone in the expansion of aerospace infrastructure in Northeast Oklahoma. ODAA in collaboration with the City of Miami, Garver, and New Fire Native celebrated the groundbreaking of a new regional airport terminal.

The groundbreaking ceremony, attended by community members, state and local government, and partner organizations, reflects ODAA commitment to fostering growth and innovation within the aviation sector. This collaborative effort signifies the beginning of construction on a facility that will enhance NE Oklahoma and contribute to the continued advancement of aerospace operations in the state.

“The Oklahoma Department of Aerospace and Aeronautics is excited to partner with Miami to expand its Oklahoma aerospace presence with a new terminal,” said Executive Director Grayson Ardies, Oklahoma Department of Aerospace and Aeronautics. “The new terminal will serve as a hub for regional air travel, facilitating economic growth and enhancing connectivity for both business and leisure travelers. We believe this partnership will further solidify Oklahoma’s position as a leader in the aerospace industry and create new opportunities for collaboration and innovation.”

“We are thrilled to expand Oklahoma’s aerospace footprint through this partnership with Miami,” said Lt. Governor Matt Pinnell. “This new terminal marks a significant milestone in our state’s commitment to advancing air travel accessibility and fostering economic prosperity. I’m proud to see Oklahoma’s aerospace industry soar to new heights, driving innovation and creating opportunities for our communities to thrive.”

“Thanks to the generous support from the Oklahoma Aerospace & Aeronautics Commission, the new terminal at Miami Regional Airport not only enhances our infrastructure, but propels Miami forward,” said Miami Mayor Bless Parker. “We look forward to connecting our community with endless opportunities through this new advancement.”

As construction commences, we extend our congratulations to the City of Miami and express our gratitude to all those involved in making this project a reality. Together, we will continue to drive innovation, create jobs, and propel Oklahoma’s aerospace industry to new heights of success and prosperity.