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?

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).