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Unless specifically exempted, a certificate of registration
is required to operate an aircraft in Iowa
(in addition to being registered with the FAA).
AWOS collects and disseminate weather data to various sources for the
primary purpose of enhancing the safety of aircraft operations in Iowa's air transportation system.
From designing, flying and repairing planes, to airport management and aviation marketing, a wide range of
aviation career training opportunities exists in Iowa.
Each year, an estimated 1.3 million aircraft operations are conducted at airports throughout Iowa.
Significant activity occurs in each aviation category, including commercial airlines, air cargo, military,
and general aviation.
Vision 100, the Century of Aviation Reauthorization Act, reauthorizes federal aviation programs through
fiscal year 2007 and sets spending levels for the Airport Improvement Program (AIP), Essential Air Service, Small
Community Development Grants, and other programs that develop and maintain facilities at airports around the country.
General aviation security guidelines have been adapted from the National Working Group on General Aviation Security. This group consisted of members from the nation's major aviation associations.
Each participant may submit a maximum of 20 pictures for the contest. All photos must have an Iowa connection and may include photos taken on travels away from Iowa. Only digital entries will be accepted. Digital photos should be taken at the highest resolution possible.
Vision for Iowa airports. To have safe, quality facilities and services that support transportation
demands while meeting economic and quality of life needs in Iowa.
Flight schools in Iowa. Most frequently asked questions about learning to file. College pilot training programs in Iowa.