OAOA seeks to advance Oklahoma airports and the aviation industry, by providing resources and training to airport operators, and through cohesive legislative advocacy, to provide a robust aviation transportation system for the benefit of Oklahoma citizens.

OAOA elevates Oklahoma Airports to new altitudes.


Thank you for a great 2021 virtual conference. We look forward to seeing you all in-person next year!




  • Provide for the exchange of ideas, methods, information and experience as related to the operation and management of airports.      
  • Promote and encourage the public's understanding of the value of aviation and airports to the community.                                        
  • Provide a unified voice for airports within the State to local, State, and Federal agencies and to the State Legislature and the Congress of the United States on all proposed and pending legislation relating to aviation.                                                                   

Board Members

  • Paul Priegel - Stillwater Regional Airport
  • Alexis Higgins - Tulsa International Airport
  • Keston Cook - Enid Woodring Regional Airport
  • Gary Johnson - Stillwater Regional Airport (Retired)
  • Jan Williams
  • Grayson Ardies - Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission
  • Scott Keith - OKC Will Rogers World Airport
  • Toby Baker - Parkhill
  • Austin Helms - Stillwater Regional Airport
  • Austin Wheeler - Tulsa Richard L. Jones Airport
  • Adam Fox - El Reno Regional Airport
  • Davis Bunn - Enid Woodring Regional Airport
  • Daniel Adams - Altus Quartz Mountain Regional Airport

Upcoming Events


Oklahoma Airport Operators Association along with the Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission is honored to invite you to celebrate the State’s fifth annual Oklahoma Women in Aviation & Aerospace Day. The luncheon will provide an opportunity to hear updates about Oklahoma aviation, the future of the industry, and how we can advocate on behalf of aviation and aerospace for women across our State.



Award Nominations are now open! More Information

Outstanding Oklahoma WIAA Award Nominations 2021 (Google Form)