Wyoming Department of Transportation

Aeronautics Commission

The Wyoming Aeronautics Commission

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    M i s s i o n . . .


    "To enhance the economic well-being and quality of life in Wyoming by working with public and private partners to produce a safe and efficient aviation system." 


  • Overview

    • The Wyoming Department of Transportation's Aeronautics Commission is comprised seven (7) members, each appointed by Wyoming's Governor, and receiving Senate consent.

      Aeronautics Commission members shall each serve for a term of six (6) years, for an appointment which shall not to exceed two (2) consecutive terms.

      Each county within a district is represented, by successive appointments, and State law requires that the minority party be represented on the Commission. 

      The Aeronautics Commission governs the activities of the Wyoming Department of Transportation's Aeronautics Division.


  • Members

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      Wyoming Aeronautics commissioners, listed in order from left to right: Vice Chairman Dilts, Commissioner Vaughan, Commissioner Ksir, Commissioner Wilke, Chairman Schoonmaker, Commissioner DeVore, Commissioner Newton.


      Pete Schoonmaker of Sheridan is the current chair of the Aeronautics Commission, serving alongside his current vice chair, Bill DeVore of Casper.

      The other commission positions are presently filled by Jerry Dilts of Riverton, Charlie Ksir of Laramie, John Newton of Cody, Doyle Vaughan of Jackson and Chuck Wilkie of Worland.


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