West Houston Airport Convenient to Downtown Houston, the Galleria, Memorial City, and the Energy Corridor

COMMUNITY RELATIONS

 

Previous and Ongoing Community Involvement:

  • Sponsored Boy Scouts of America
  • Sponsored and Donated Headquarters and storage facility for Texas Wing of Civil Air Patrol Thunderbird Composite Squadron
  • Sponsored and Donated Headquarters for Texas Wing of Civil Air Patrol West Houston S.A.B.R.E. Squadron
  • Sponsors Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 774 Meetings
  • Sponsors EAA Young Eagles for over 1,000 participants
  • Sponsors Commemorative Air Force activities including annual Open House
  • Sponsored Reserved Officers Training Corps Orientation
  • Sponsors Angel Flight South Central
  • Sponsored Around the World Dream Flight USA
  • Sponsors Grace Flight of America, Inc.
  • Sponsors Houston Chapter of 99's (women's organization of flyers)
  • Sponsored Women in Aviation
  • Sponsors Federal Aviation Administration Safety Seminars for 29 years
  • Sponsors Greater Houston Association of Flight Instructors safety and recertifications
  • Contributor Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association
  • Contributor American Bonanza Society and 1991 convention fly-in
  • Contributor National Business Aviation Association
  • Contributor 1940 Air Terminal Museum / Houston Aeronautical Heritage Society
  • Contributor Texans for General Aviation
  • Contributor Vien Thong Tu
  • Contributor Memorial Drive United Methodist Church
  • Contributor Friends for Good
  • Contributor Girl Scouts of America
  • Contributor Houston Parks Department
  • Sponsored and Donated Headquarters for ALERT (Aerial Law Enforcement Response Team)
  • Contributed to Texas EquuSearch
  • Sponsored Women Pilots flight from UK to Antarctica via West Houston Airport
  • Sponsored Team MS 150
  • Contributed to Katy Future Farmers of America
  • Sponsored Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo
  • Sponsored Houston Farm and Ranch Club
  • Contributor to the Czech Center Museum Houston
  • Donated to Travis Elementary School
  • Donated to Cub Scout Pack 435
  • Donated to Marathon Oil for United Way
  • Donated to Cy Falls High School Band
  • Donated to Emma Jacobs Breast Cancer Foundation
  • Donated to Katy Jr High Band
  • Donated to Tomball Jr High Band
  • Donated to John Paul II Catholic School
  • Donated to Village School
  • Donated to Cinco Ranch High School Band
  • Donated over 500 Discovery Flights to numerous churches, groups, individuals, and organizations
  • Donated to EAA Chapter 12 Ford Tri-Motor Flights
  • Donated to Ageless Aviation "Dreams Foundation"
  • Sponsor TAA for 32 years
  • Groschke Road Cleanup and Rebuild efforts

 

Facilities Used By:

  • Park Harbor Homeowners Association
  • Lake Harbor Homeowners Association
  • Barkers Ridge Homeowners Association
  • Memorial Lakefront Townhomes Homeowners Association
  • West Houston Airport Subdivision Owners Association Inc.
  • Harris County Municipal Utility Disrict 238
  • Constable Precinct 3 meetings
  • Lone Star Hot Air Balloon Association
  • National Transportation Safety Board
  • Federal Aviation Administration for Remote Transmitter Receiver
  • Harris County Subsidence District for Remote GPS
  • Gulf Coast German Shorthaired Pointer Club annual de-snaking program

 

Shorts:

  • Provided plane in search and recovery effort Texas International Airlines 1973
  • Provided plane in cooperation with DEA in effort to track down Cuban overflight and drug intervention
  • Provided plane for local aircraft crash survivor for transport to Houston Hospital
  • Provided plane for local family for funeral transport.
  • Provided plane for transport of children to return to sick parent
  • Provided plane for air search and recovery of Piper Seneca crash
  • Provided plane for Harris County Search and Recovery after Hurricane Alicia
  • Funded transportation of former President Gerald Ford through Fellowship of Christian Athletes
  • Provided plane and Donated fuel and pilot to help relocate displaced persons due to Hurricane Katrina
  • Provided plane for use during Hurricane Ike
  • Provided living quarters for homeless women
  • Provided living quarters for homeless men
  • Provided living quarters for prelaw student

 

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Note: The above partial list is in no particular order.