Membership Categories

Below, you will find the membership categories offered by the Ohio Aviation Association.  All membership types renew annually. The membership year runs from January 1 through December 31. There is an unlimited number of individuals (or representatives) that may be added to any Airport, Business Partner and Aviation Education Program Membership, at no additional cost. Every individual will gain access to all membership benefits.

There are five main membership categories. Some membership categories have subcategories, as noted, and include:
  1. Airport Member
    1. Commercial Service
    2. General Aviation Airport 1
    3. General Aviation Airport 2
    4. General Aviation Airport 3
    5. General Aviation Airport 4
  2. Business Partner Member
    1. Corporate & Consulting
    2. Supply Chain/Small Business/Direct Service
  3. Other Organizations
    1. Non-Profit Organizations
    2. State/Federal Organizations (State/Fed Officials)
  4. Aviation Education Program (the actual institution)
  5. Students (high school and higher education students)
  6. Aviation Supporter (those not currently employed in aviation industry but still want to support)
Each is further described below, including membership dues and restrictions.

1. Airport Member

This category is for airport sponsors and their management teams and/or boards.  We offer five (5) subcategories for the Airport Membership and they are noted below.  There is an unlimited number of airport employees that may be added to your membership, at no additional cost, with access to full membership benefits.  Each Airport Member can have up to five (5) voting employees.

Airport Subcategory definitions:
    1. Commercial Service Airport - $2,500 (Airports that provide scheduled passenger airline service or commercial cargo service)
    2. General Aviation Airport 1 - $800 (includes those airports with >80 Based Aircraft)
    3. General Aviation Airport 2 - $550 (includes those airports with 50-79 Based Aircraft)
    4. General Aviation Airport 3 - $300 (includes those airports with 20-49 Based Aircraft)
    5. General Aviation Airport 4 - $175 (includes those airports with <20 Based Aircraft) 

2. Business Partner Member

The Business Partners are a vital part of aviation in Ohio. This membership category has two subcategories, as noted below. They too, can have an unlimited number of employees added to their membership for no additional cost. The Business Partner Member subcategories are noted below.  Corporate & Consulting Members can have up to five (5) voting members while Supply Chain/Small Business/Direct Service Members can have up to two (2) voting members.
    1. Corporate and Consulting - $1000 (Engineering & Planning Firms and Contractors)
    2. Supply Chain/Small Business/Direct Service - $500 (FBO's, equipment suppliers, corporate flight departments, certified S/W/M-B, flying schools, flying clubs, building manufacturers, material providers)

3. Other Organizations

The Other Organizations category has two subcategories, as noted below. They too, can have an unlimited number of employees added to their membership for no additional cost. Sate/Fed Organizations can have up to two (2) voting members. Non-Profit Categories can have up to one (1) voting member.

    1. State/Federal Organizations - $500 (State/Federal Officials)
    2. Non-Profit Category - $250 (non-profit organizations, museums, other non-profit trade associations)

4. Aviation Education Program

This membership category is for those education institutions that offer a collegiate degree or technical aviation program.  This can include technical high schools, trade schools, universities, colleges, etc. The representatives included in this category would be teachers, instructors, professors, deans, etc.  This member category can have an unlimited number of employees added to their membership for no additional cost. This member category can have up to two (2) voting members.

Aviation Education Programs Category - $500

5. Student 

This membership category is an individual membership only. It is for high school, college and aviation degree-seeking students. This category does not have voting privileges. 

Aviation Student Category - $0

6. Aviation Supporter

This membership category is for aviation supporters NOT currently employed in the aviation field.  This membership category is an individual membership only. This category includes: aircraft owners, pilot, or aviation enthusiast.  If you are presently employed in an aviation field (i.e, if you work for an airport, business partner or aviation education membership as described above) this is NOT the correct category for you.  This individual has voting privileges.

Aviation Supporter - $50

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