Public Hearing on State of Aviation in Pennsylvania

Senate Transportation Committee

Thursday, April 20, 2023 | 10 a.m.

John Murtha Johnstown-Cambria County Airport
Flair of Country Restaurant
481 Airport Road
Johnstown, PA


To discuss State of Aviation in Pennsylvania


(Subject to change)

10:00 a.m.: Welcoming Remarks

  • Housekeeping
  • Committee Member Introductions
  • Swearing-in of Testifiers 

10:05 a.m.-10:25 a.m.: Overview of Pennsylvania’s Aviation System

  • Larry Nulton, Nulton Aviation Services, and Co-Chair of the Transportation Advisory Committee’s (TAC) Aviation Task Force – Testimony
  • Mark Murawski, Lycoming County Transportation Planner, and Co-Chair of TAC Aviation Task Force – Testimony 

10:25 a.m.-10:50 a.m.: Pilot and Aircraft Perspectives

  • Sean Collins, Eastern Regional Manager, Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association – Testimony 
  • John Duseler, President, PA Drone Association – Testimony 

10:50 a.m.-11:30 a.m.: Airport Perspectives

  • Robert (Bob) Shaffer, Chair, Pennsylvania Aviation Advisory Committee, and Airport Manager at DuBois Regional Airport – Testimony
  • Gabriel (Gabe) Monzo, President, Aviation Council of Pennsylvania, and Executive Director of the Westmoreland Airport Authority – Testimony
  • Cory Cree, Airport Manager, John Murtha Johnstown-Cambria County Airport – Testimony
  • Joseph (Joe) Rotterdam, Director of Air Service Development, Pittsburgh International Airport – Testimony

11:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.: PennDOT Perspectives

  • Honorable Michael (Mike) Carroll, Acting Secretary of Transportation
  • Anthony (Tony) McCloskey, Director, Bureau of Aviation, PennDOT – Testimony

Additional Testimony

  • Bobby Walston, North Carolina Department of Transportation – Testimony
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