State Aeronautics Director Victor Bird retires, Leaves legacy of strong aviation advocacy and a flourishing airport system
October 14, 2020
September 22, 2020
September 17, 2020
Airport Operators Association Announce Annual Awards, Name Guthrie-Edmond Regional as Airport of the Year
August 31, 2020
Victor Bird has been the Director of the Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission since December 2002. Under his leadership, the Commission has partnered with the Federal Aviation Administration to improve the state’s airport planning process, becoming a model for other states around the country. Bird earned his juris doctorate and bachelor’s degree from The University of Tulsa.
June 03, 2020
Did you know?
UAS/Drones are indeed aircraft!
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.
The wingspan of the Boeing 747 is longer than the distance of the Wright Brothers’ first flight (more than 120 feet).