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Aviation Conference

The 35th Annual Texas Aviation Conference was held on Aprill 19 - 21, 2017, at the Embassy Suites San Marcos Hotel, Spa & Conference Center in San Marcos, TX.

Registration and Agenda

The conference brought together about 550 participants, including city, county, state and federal officials, airport managers, airport commission members, consulting engineers, fixed­base operators, business aviation representatives, and others interested in aviation issues.

The sessions covered a wide variety of topics about current issues affecting aviation in Texas and the links below will provide YouTube videos of the conference videos.

Aviation Project Funding

The conference recognized airports and individuals who have enhanced airport operations as well as increased community economic development.

Award Presentations

  • General Aviation Airport Manager of the Year - Rob Blanchard, McGregor Executive Airport
  • General Aviation Airport of the Year - Lamesa Municipal Airport
  • Reliever Airport Manager of the Year- Morris Martin, Stinson Municipal Airport
  • Most Improved Airport of the Year- Hale County Airport
  • Ramp Coordinator of the Year - Rebecca Petty, TxDOT Tyler District

If you have any questions or need additional information, contact the Aviation Division at 1-­800-­68­PILOT.