Aviation Week

posted Jul 26, 2016, 11:09 AM by Ryan Quinn
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) and the Transportation Development Association of Wisconsin (TDA) have teamed up to promote, educate and celebrate the state's aviation industry this week.

Aviation Week coincides with EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh-the "World's Greatest Aviation Celebration." The week-long event draws 10,000 aircraft and more than half a million people from more than 60 countries to Wittman Regional Airport-to celebrate the past, present and future in the world of aviation.

Wisconsin aviation is a thriving industry, and boasts more than 722 landing facilities, 127 of which are public-use airports, linking Wisconsin's residents and businesses to national and global markets.

Aviation in Wisconsin and aviation-related jobs generate nearly $7 billion in annual economic activity and $3.5 billion in personal income.