General Aviation Advancing America

This initiative is a series of gatherings being held across the country where aviation, civic, and business leaders can interact in a town-hall style forum.

Past Event Locations:

  • California
    - Bakersfield, CA
  • Colorado*
    - Loveland, CO
    - Longmont, CO
    - Salida, CO
    - Meadow Lake, CO
  • Florida
    - Tallahassee, FL
  • Nevada
    - Elko, NV
  • South Carolina
    - Greenville, SC

GAAA Press:

The importance of regional airports
NATA’s General Aviation Advancing America Initiative Highlights Regional Airports in Elko and Bakersfield
Airport officials meet at TLH to discuss importance of airports as travel re-starts following pandemic
Association's latest GA initiative hits the road

GSA Business Report
Experts Visiting NoCo Regional Say General Aviation Staying Aloft Despite Virus
Industry Leaders Discuss Aviation
National Air Transportation Association To Discuss Economic Development and Recovery with Local Leaders

Contact NATA SVP Ryan Waguespack at if you would like to host an upcoming General Aviation Advancing America gathering at your airport.
View upcoming GAAA locations here.

Registration space is intended for local businesses only, numerous events will be held throughout the country.

As safety is foremost in NATA’s mission, the event will adhere to all health safety operation protocols outlined in the Safety 1st  Clean standard.

*Combined, these four airport locations above and their tenants create 1,879 jobs and bring in over $143M in annual revenue for their local communities.