Aviation

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Iowa DOT Office of Aviation

800 Lincoln Way
Ames, IA 50010
Phone: 515-239-1691 | Fax: 515-233-7983
Meet our staff
The Office of Aviation advocates for and delivers services that promote and enhance a healthy air transportation system. Emphasis is placed on building cooperative working relationships, advocating for opportunities to strengthen aviation in Iowa, coordinating outreach programs, maintaining a comprehensive data collection system, and managing programs that promote a safe and secure air transportation system in Iowa.

To achieve these goals, the Office of Aviation provides:
  • Administration of state and federal aviation funding programs.
  • Management of the Iowa aircraft registration program.
  • Inspection and certification of all public use airports.
  • Statewide aviation weather reporting (AWOS).
  • Communications, outreach and educational activities.
  • Aviation system planning.
  • Aviation data collection.
  • Runway markings and windsocks for airports.
  • Air service analysis and development.
  • Pavement inspections at federally funded airports.
  • Special studies and initiatives.
    • Economic impact assessments
    • Focus groups
    • Aviation security
    • Land use guidelines near airports
    • Wildlife mitigation for airports

Aviation Advisory Council

Aviation Advisory CouncilThe Iowa Aviation Advisory Council meets biannually for information exchange and to provide feedback and guidance to the Office on Aviation as it relates to aviation issues in Iowa.





Iowa DOT Office of Aviation | 800 Lincoln Way | Ames, IA 50010
515-239-1691 | Fax: 515-233-7983
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