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GENERAL AVIATION AIRPORT BI-MONTHLY PUBLIC MEETINGS TO COMMENCE ON THURSDAY, MARCH 31

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Virtual meetings to provide project updates for state GA airports

The Rhode Island Airport Corporation (RIAC) is pleased to announce the commencement of routine virtual public meetings for Rhode Island’s General Aviation (GA) airport communities including those hosting or abutting Rhode Island’s five GA airports: Block Island, Newport, North Central, Quonset and Westerly State Airports. The meetings will be held bi-monthly throughout the year and will provide program and project updates on state GA airports.

The first meeting is scheduled for Thursday, March 31 at 5:00 p.m. and will be held via Zoom with a link to be provided at https://www.pvdairport.com

The meetings afford RIAC with the opportunity to provide updates on state airport related matters as well as report on progress on the implementation of the General Aviation Airport Strategic Business Plan (GASBP) available at: https://www.pvdairport.com/corporate/general-aviation-strategic-business-plan.

The meetings will also provide an opportunity for the public, as well as local officials, to engage with RIAC regarding state airports in their community. Individuals who wish to suggest agenda items for the meeting can email recommended topics at GAStrategicBusinessPlan@pvdairport.com.

About the Rhode Island Airport Corporation: The Rhode Island Airport Corporation (RIAC) was formed on December 9, 1992 as a semi-autonomous subsidiary of the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation to operate and maintain the state’s airport system. The powers of the corporation are vested in its seven-member board of directors, all of whom are appointed by the governor. RIAC is responsible for the design, construction, operation and maintenance of the six state-owned airports; and the supervision of all civil airports, landing areas, navigation facilities, air schools and flying clubs. In addition to Rhode Island T. F. Green International Airport, RIAC is responsible for five general aviation airports throughout the state: Block Island, Newport, North Central, Quonset and Westerly. For more information visit RIAC at https://www.pvdairport.com/.

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