O k l a h o m a A e r o n a u t i c s C o m m i s s i o n
FICTION: The Aircraft Pilot & Passenger Protection Act would
prevent development around an airport.
FACT! The Act would only ensure that future development around
an airport is compatible with airport operations.
FACT! The Act would protect and preserve airports and the public
investment in airports.
FACT! The Act would prevent noise-sensitive development around
an airport or relieve a municipality, the state or federal government
from spending large sums of money to reduce airport noise.
FICTION: The Act would stop the construction of wind turbines,
cell phone towers or other tall structures.
FACT! The Act would not stop the construction of wind turbines,
cell phone towers or other tall structures. It would only ensure the
mutual coexistence of airports with wind turbines, cell phone towers
or other tall structures.
FICTION: The Act would replace local zoning authority regarding
FACT! The Act would not replace local zoning authority regarding
airports. It would only complement local zoning authority already in
Aircraft Pilot & Passenger Protec tion Ac t
HB 2919 and SB 1960
Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission
120 N. Robinson, Suite 1244W
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
This bill is about
safety and protect-ing
the flying public,
as well as protecting
the public invest-ment
in our state’s
2005, more than one
airport a week was
closed in the U.S.
due to encroaching
Source: Aircraft Owners and