Even if you do not manage an airport, own or fly a plane or have not even visited an airport lately, if you use Oklahoma airport services in any way - even indirectly, you need to be aware of what Victor Bird, Director, Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission, shared at the OAOA Quarterly Meeting on July 16.
The following is quoted, with Mr. Bird's permission, from an email he sent just prior to that July 16 meeting.
"It has to do with the $3 Million legislative raid on our revolving fund. It has happened.
Are you a Facebook user? If not, we can give you a reason to start. If so, click on the Facebook button (f in the blue box) in the top right-hand corner of our Home page and you will go directly to the OAOA Facebook page. Get some updates, share some pictures, find out what others are talking about. We hope you will click 'Like' while you are there!
Our thanks goes to Justin Heid for setting up the OAOA page and getting it going. If you have something you want shared but do not want to enter it, send
Congratulations to those who were presented awards at this year's OAOA Conference. Guthrie-Edmond Regional Airport was named the "Airport of the Year" and Justin Heid from the Guthrie-Edmond Regional Airport was recognized as the "Airport Manager of the Year".
CONFERENCE UPDATE: The time is growing short for registration for OAOA Annual Conference. Get your paperwork in quickly! At this writing, the Holiday Inn still has a few rooms, but we have another room block right next door at the SpringHill Suites Marriott. For reservations at SpringHill phone 580-226-7100 and identify yourself as a member of OAOA or go to the following link:
First, all of us with OAOA wish all of you a most successful and happy YEAR of 2014!
And now for the News of the New Year:
Welcome to the NEW WEBSITE!.
Hope you find it more attractive and easier to navigate. Note the calendar reminders on the front page then go to the calendar for more details. Though information is still being added, you should still find most of your favorite pages. As before, the Members Only pages are available only to current members who have opened their account. If you had an account on the old website, you will need to open a new one here. These Members Only pages contain our membership directory that has the added benefit of a search selected by your choice of airports, airport managers, corporations, or several other choices. Please take a minute to click around all the pages and then be sure to check back often as new material is added.