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Mission Statement

" To satisfy aviation demand and promote airport development that both integrates with the community and serves the region's general aviation and corporate pilots."

Effective July 1, 2001, the board of County Commissioners transferred the responsibilities of the Airport to the Department of Public Works & Transportation. Since 1969, the St. Mary's County airport has been serving the general aviation needs of the community and currently has over 56,000 operations per year. In January 2003, a seven (7) member Airport Advisory Committee was established by the Board of County Commissioners. airport master planning, grant administration, commuter air service development, airport compliance, security and safety, tie-down and lease management, business development and airspace protection are some of the responsibilities of the airport Manager position. Services provided at the Airport include hangar leasing, tie-down rental, flight school protection are some of the responsibilities of the Airport Manage position. Services provided at the Airport include hangar leasing , tie-down rental, flight school instructions, charter services, maintenance/repair services and Maryland State Police Medevac operations. Over 100,000 gallons of 100 low lead and Jet-A fuel are purchased each year for customer use. In 2009 and 2010, over 50,000 square feet of new hangar space was constructed, the consolidation of several tenant leases was completed, a new MD State Police Medvac hangar was built and occupied in November 2010 and renovations to an existing adjacent hangar for Medstar rotary win operations will be completed in early 2011.

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