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Who are the Airmen?

Protecting, Preserving, and Promoting General Aviation since 1951

With more licensed pilots per capita than any state in the union, the Airmen includes over 2,000 members, one of the largest General Aviation communities in the country. Our mission is to promote aviation, enhance safety and support initiatives that benefit pilots and our growing aviation community. Whether you're a veteran pilot or just discovered a passion for aviation, the Alaska Airmen Association is proud to welcome new members who share the wonders of flight in the Last Frontier!

WHAT IS THE ALASKA AIRMEN'S ASSOCIATION?

he Alaska Airmen's Association, established in 1951, is the largest general aviation organization in Alaska and is one of the largest GA groups in the country with over 2000 active members. It is a non-profit 501 (c) 3 membership based organization whose sole purpose is to protect, preserve, and promote general aviation.

We host the annual Great Alaska Aviation Gathering, America's largest free-entry aviation tradeshow with nearly 300 exhibitors from around the world and 30,000 attendees in Anchorage, Alaska the first weekend of every May.

We also host our annual SuperCub raffle each year, which is the Association's main fundraiser and also the largest raffle hosted in Alaska.

WHO ARE OUR MEMBERS?

Membership includes all pilots, student through ATP, mechanics, airline employees, aviation enthusiasts and any individual or business that has an interest in flying. Membership is open to everyone, including non-Alaska residents. Our members reside in 5 countries, 46 states, and represent members in 50 Alaskan cities and villages.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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STEPHEN RATCLIFF
President
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MARK PHILLIPS
Vice President
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CAROL ZERBE
Treasurer
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KEVIN CAMPBELL
Secretary
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NICK KELLAR

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DOUGLAS BRADBURY

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STEVEN LEWIS

AIRMEN'S STAFF

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ABBY AUSTIN
Executive Director
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ADAM WHITE
Government & Legislative Affairs Advocate
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JACKIE MASS
Operations Cooordinator
Jackie Mass
ALYSSA LEIRER
Outreach Coordinator

WHY SHOULD I JOIN?

The Alaska Airmen's Association maintains an active liaison with agencies and departments across the United States, the State of Alaska and local governments that are charged with the responsibility of regulating general aviation.

Everyday we are addressing important issues such as the closure of airstrips, airspace, state leasing regulations, weather, aircraft taxing, etc. Volunteers sit on numerous committees statewide representing you and the interests of general aviation. You also receive a substantial member benefit package when you join.

Our quarterly publication keeps you up-to-date on Association activities such as pilot safety meetings, seminars, fly-ins, banquets, special events and the latest and greatest in general aviation! Membership discounts are available around the state and online, on fuel (up to .15 cents per gallon), aviation parts, survival equipment, labor and much more. Use your Airmen's membership card to save!