Join us for the airport celebration of the summer!
The Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission and the City of Ponca City welcome Gov. Kevin Stitt and U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe and other officials as we celebrate the Ponca City Regional Airport Runway Dedication on Friday, July 9, 2021 at 10:00 am. Fly-in or drive, plan to arrive before 9:30 am, and let’s celebrate Oklahoma Aviation!
Aviation Industry Facts:
The Oklahoma Aviation and Aerospace Industry produces just under $44 billion in annual economic activity, making it the second largest economic engine in our state. Three segments account for this total: Military aviation, $19.3 billion; off-airport aviation and aerospace businesses, $13.9 billion; and commercial and general aviation airports, $10.6 billion. Aviation & Aerospace supports 206,000 jobs totaling an $11.7 billion payroll. The average salary in the industry is $73,300, making it one of the highest average salaries in the state.