Welcome to the Ohio Aviation Association!

The Ohio Aviation Association is a non-profit association whose members are comprised of airport management, airport governing bodies, and varying types of organizations that provide support and assistance to airports including consulting firms, aviation education programs, construction contractors, FBO's, equipment providers and aviation enthusiasts.  The Ohio Aviation Association promotes aviation by advocating on behalf of airports in Ohio, communicating the economic benefits of Ohio airports and the aviation industry, as well as educating and engaging its members and the public. 

The OAA Board of Directors work towards achieving the organization's goals through strong values and the following value statement:

"The Ohio Aviation Association is dedicated to the advancement of aviation in Ohio with an unwavering commitment to its members through leadership with integrity, professionalism, and honesty."

Learn more about our organization here...

 


 

Member Appreciation Happy Hour - REPEAT!

Our Member Appreciation Happy Hour was loads of fun on September 5th!  We are going to continue the good times with additional Member Appreciation Happy Hour Events! Go HERE to register for attending one or all of these events!

October 24, 2019*
Fat Heads Brewery
17450 Engle Lake Drive
Middleburg Heights, OH 44130
November 12, 2019*
Granite City Brewery
The Shops @ Fallen Timbers
2300 Village Drive W
Maumee, OH 43537
December 5, 2019*
Troll Pub @ the Wheelhouse
216 Wayne Avenue
Dayton, OH 45402

 

 

 

 

* These events are both Member Appreciation and PAC events. Donations to the PAC are not required to attend the Member Appreciation event however donations are always welcome! Please remember that we cannot accept any contributions from a corporation. A personal check or personal credit card is accepted. Also, PAC to PAC checks, as well as non-corporation entity checks are accepted.

 


 

State's Operating Budget Passed with an Increase for Airports!

The State of Ohio signed the Operating Budget into law when the Governor signed in at the end of July.  The line item for Airport Improvements saw a bump of $1 million over the biennium!  Thanks to all our members that helped to tell their story to legislators so they can understand how vital this funding is to all airports of Ohio! Read more here...

 



2019 Ohio Aviation Association Annual Conference

The conference was a huge hit! Thanks to all our participants, speakers, exhibitors, and sponsors! Here is a peek at some of the excitement from the conference:

 

 

 


 

Get to Know Ohio Aviation Association's Board Members!

New: We will be introducing you to our Board Members over the next few months via videos!  Enjoy!

 


View our latest news below!



Visit our blog here for all our past news stories... 
The Benefits of Membership




The Ohio Aviation Association works to provide timely resources you need, the latest educational topics to excel and the networking community you desire. We invite you to bring your experience and join the others for the future of Ohio aviation. With your membership, you receive an incredible amount of benefits, services, and resources. To check out all of the benefits offered, CLICK HERE.  However, beyond that, you will join others like yourself to help aviation in Ohio, today and tomorrow.  With a greater membership base comes a louder voice that can be heard here in Central Ohio and around the state. No one should fight the typical aviation challenges alone.  We can help get your concerns and ideas heard by others -- we are here to help!

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2018-2019 Policy Agenda




There is no denying that the aviation industry is a vital part of Ohio’s economy and is an essential part of everyday life of Ohioans. Our airports play a critical role ensuring the state’s ability to attract, generate, and maintain business and employment.  Airports are global gateways that allow companies the ability to establish operations, move people and cargo seamlessly between locations, and connect business with tourism.  It’s our job to make sure that Ohio’s multifaceted airport system remains competitive in an increasingly global economy.  Yet, given its vital role, state-level funding for aviation programs and projects had declined more than 250% in the last decade and less than $1 million was invested annually in the Ohio Airport Grant Program. Read more to find out how OAA turned that around - and our future goals...

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