Airport Additional Resources
The AirNav website provides detail aviation information such as, fuel prices, FAA information and amenities.
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is responsible for the safety of civil aviation. Major roles include, but not limited to:
- Promote safety in civil aviation
- Encouraging and developing civil aeronautics
- Developing and operate air traffic control and navigation systems
- Researching and developing the National Airspace System and civil aeronautics
- Develop and monitor programs to control aircraft effects on the environmental
- Regulate U.S. commercial air space
North Carolina Division of Aviation is part of the Department of Transportation and is responsible for all aviation functions such as state system planning, airport and aviation system development and provides funding to communities for construction and the improvement of airports in the state.
First Flight Society is an aviation organization that works with the National Park Service to preserve the original site of the Wright brothers’ flights.
The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) was created to have an organization where members could come together to share their passion for aviation with others.
The not-for-profit Aircraft Owners and Pilots Associations (AOPA) has been around since 1939 and is dedicated to keeping “general aviation fun, safe and affordable.”
North Carolina Airports Association (NCAA) mission is to promote cooperation, assistance and exchange of information among North Carolina’s airports.
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Learn more about the science behind flight and aircraft. From Sir Isaac Newton’s laws of motion, Bernoulli’s Principle to modern aerodynamics, to how aircraft are put together to create flight and links to experiments and games on flight and airplanes.