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Collaboration continues across Kansas to support UAS. Kansas Division of Aviation Director, Merrill Atwater tells NASAO that over 30 representatives from Kansas aviation sectors including academia, military and public and private aviation companies were active in UAS discussions recently. The […]

The House and Senate Committee leadership released the text of a bipartisan FAA extension bill that would fund the agency through the end of FY2017. The legislation authorizes Airport Improvement Program (AIP), Essential Air Service (EAS), FAA Facilities & Equipment […]

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) released the long-awaited final rule governing small UAS operations. The Small Unmanned Aircraft Rule (Part 107) contains few surprises with just a handful of notable revisions from the initial proposed rule, but marks a significant […]




2017 Save the Date

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
  • State Aviation Directors gather at AirVenture. L to R, Steve Summers, Greg Princpato and Randy Burdette.
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