Director's Desk

Grayson Ardies has been the Oklahoma State Director of Aeronautics since November 2020. The Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission's mission is to promote aviation and aerospace, which includes fostering the growth of the aerospace industry and ensuring that the needs of commerce and communities across Oklahoma are met by the 108 public airports that comprise the state’s air transportation system.

Did you know?

At any given moment, there are about 61,000 people airborne over the mainland United States. At Chicago-O’Hare Airport, one of the world’s busiest, planes take off or land every 37 seconds. More than 29,000 flights operate from the U.S. alone every day.
Since FY 2002, the Commission has invested $189 million in federal funds and $71 million of the $85.5 million it has received in state funds into airport infrastructure - 83% of OAC’s total revenues invested in airport infrastructure across the state.
UAS/Drones are indeed aircraft!