The California Aviation Day at the Capitol is presented to inform legislators, staff, and the public about the importance of aviation to the welfare of the California economy and to raise the level of awareness of the benefits of aviation to all Californians.
Our Main Message
- Aviation is vital to the California economy.
- Airports and aviation create jobs.
- State support of California’s airports is completely funded by user fees.
- The historical level of state support is insufficient to sustain the infrastructure.
California Aviation Day Activities and Schedule
The event kicks off on the morning of Tuesday, April 22, 2014 as representatives of the aviation community will distribute aviation information packets to the offices of every Assembly Member and Senator. In this process, elected officials will be given the opportunity to speak with constituents and industry experts regarding the important role aviation plays in our state. After working hours, elected officials will be invited to engage in a casual reception at Chops Sacramento, 1117 11th Street across from the Capitol. (This reception is by invitation only.)
From 11:00 am to 1:00 pm on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 the north steps of the Capitol will feature interactive displays and informational presentations provided by businesses and organizations which utilize aviation to serve their customers and benefit the citizens of California. There is no charge to attend this part of the event and everyone is encouraged to come learn about the state’s aviation industry while enjoying the activities that will be offered.