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With only two days before the FAA’s authorization was set to expire on September 30th, Congress managed to approve a six-month FAA extension bill, avoiding a partial shutdown of the agency. The first attempt to pass a six-month extension bill […]

West Virginia Governor Jim Justice has proclaimed October 2017 as WV 2017 GA Proclamation, citing that GA and local airports play a critical role in the lives of the state’s citizens, businesses, communities throughout the state. Robby Queen, Acting Director […]

On Monday evening, the House attempted to pass a six-month FAA Extension bill that also included hurricane relief funds. The bill, H.R. 3284, was considered under suspension of the rules and required a two-thirds vote. It failed on a 171-245 […]




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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