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Tristan Atkins has announced his retirement, effective June 30th, from the Washington State Department of Transportation after 31 years of state service, having served as aviation director for nearly six of those years. “The leadership at the Washington State Department […]

On Tuesday, May 23rd, the President released the administration’s full FY2018 budget. NASAO participated in a call with Administrator Huerta this afternoon to hear more about the specifics as relates to aviation and the FAA’s budget specifically. Under this plan, […]

The Washington State Department of Transportation is the recipient of the 2017 President’s Award from the Washington Airport Management Association (WAMA). This marks the first time WAMA has recognized a state agency with the award. “I am impressed with the […]



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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
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