Four Out of Every Five Governors Sign Proclamations Recognizing Aviation

 - July 5, 2012, 3:15 PM

Forty of the 50 U.S. governors have signed proclamations recognizing the value of aviation to the national and their local, state economy, according to the Alliance for Aviation Across America. The majority of those proclamations–29–have specifically recognized the general aviation industry, which supports more than 1.2 million jobs and has a $150 billion economic impact in the U.S. Additionally, GA aircraft and airports provide a lifeline to many rural communities, supporting healthcare, disaster relief and law enforcement among other important services and resources.