Our Vision: To be the nationally recognized voice for the public interest, states and territories on aviation and the national aviation system.

On Thursday, Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao announced the Drone Integration Pilot Program. The program follows a directive from President Donald Trump to initiate a pilot program to safely test and validate advanced operations through various partnerships across the country. […]

The National Association of State Aviation Officials (NASAO) sent a letter to the leadership of the Senate Commerce, Science and transportation Committee, expressing support for S.1405, the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2017, and urging lawmakers to retain the Thune Amendment, […]

For the first time ever commercial drone operators can request automated authorization to fly in controlled airspace near select U.S. airports using the same AirMap iOS and Android applications they use today for flight planning and real-time situational awareness. Automated […]




Whether you are a state aviation official, staff member or a Friend of NASAO, there are opportunities for you to become more involved with NASAO through participation on one of our many Committees. See a complete list of opportunities and let us know where you would like to be involved. More
NASAO is one of the most senior aviation organizations in the United States, predating even the Federal Aviation Administration’s predecessor, the Civil Aeronautics Authority. The states first established NASAO to ensure uniformity of safety measures, to standardize airport regulations and develop a truly national air transportation system responsive to local, state, and regional needs. More
NASAO holds two formal conferences each year – our Annual Convention and Trade Show, typically held in September and a Washington Legislative Conference held in the nation’s Capital during the February/March timeframe. NASAO also has a presence at EAA’s AirVenture, held each year in Oshkosh, Wisconsin in late July. Whether you are looking to attend an interesting, informative and relevant conference or would like to exhibit or sponsor an event, let us know. More
Featured Business Partners