An educated aviation community is a great aviation community. Learn about new happenings or simply sharpen your skills. Current webinar offerings are listed below. Follow the links to register for the free webinars!  Virtual seating is limited so register early! 


Upcoming Webinars


Subject: General Aviation Airport Manager's Forum
November 18, 2020 at 12 pm

Grab a lunch and join us at your computer to chat with other Ohio General Aviation Airport Managers about various topics, pose questions, and get connected! This forum will be moderated by Elton Cultice, Jr., of Urbana/Grimes Field. Registration closes November 17th at noon and a link will be emailed to all registrants thereafter.  Register by completing this FORM.


Subject: Human Trafficking and Ohio's Anti-Trafficking Training
October 28 at 2 pm  POSTPONED UNTIL 1/2021

The Governor’s Ohio Human Trafficking Task Force is pleased to provide a virtual human trafficking training to the Ohio Aviation Association. Tara Alston from the ODOT and Maria Busch from the Ohio Department of Public Safety will provide attendees with an overview of the nature and scope of human trafficking in Ohio, signs and indicators to aid in identification, and an overview of Ohio’s statewide anti-trafficking response efforts. After this training, attendees will be more equipped to leverage their frontline roles to identify and assist potential victims of sex and labor trafficking. NOTE FOR AIRPORTS: This is open to anyone who might witness passenger interaction on your airport so pass along to your tenants too!  

Past Webinars

Subject: Refresher on Airport Leases and Related Items
October 7, 2020

Need a refresher on airport leases? Hear from DET ADO's Stephanie Swann and AGL's Nicole Harris on the FAA's view of rate structuring, appraisals, fair market value, etc. Learn what should/shouldn't be included, and other valuable do’s and don'ts. Come prepared with questions! 

We are currently trying to obtain a copy of the presentation from the FAA.


Subject: Consultant Selection Process
September 24, 2019

Is it time for your airport to re-select a planning and engineering firm?  Do you know what the FAA is expecting in this process? Find out more as the presenter, Mr. Alex Erskine, Project Manager at the DET ADO, walks you through the process and what to expect. 

To view a copy of this recording, please visit our Member Center.


Subject: Ohio's Capital Budget Process
September 3, 2019

OAA has helped Ohio airports in this past Operating Budget. Join us on this webinar to find out more about the next budget process: the Capital Budget.  Now is the time to learn how the process works, what information will help your project stand-out, and more.  Presented by: Tony Fiore and Andy Schifflett of Kegler Brown Hill + Ritter

To view a copy of this recording, please visit our Member Center.


Subject: Pavement Maintenance: How and Why Should I?
May 2019

Pavement Management and Maintenance is an on-going requirement of your Federal obligations.  Presentation topics will include a quick primer on pavement management systems and a discussion of common pavement distresses and maintenance procedures to keep your pavements in top shape between big projects.  Presented by: Sean Smith, PE, Crawford, Murphy & Tilly, Inc.
To view a copy of this recording, please visit our Member Center.

Subject: Operations Counts, Fleet Mix, and Forecasts at Non-Towered Airports
February 2019

This webinar discussed various FAA acceptable methodologies for counting operations, development of a fleet mix, and forecasts at Non-Towered Airports.  Presented by Robert LaFayette, CHA Companies
To view a copy of this recording, please visit our Member Center.

Subject: The Digital Airport Brand - Your Website and Social Media
November 2018

This webinar discussed: What is important? Where should you start? What tools should you use? Answer these questions and more during this webinar specific to airports.

Presented by Ms. Chris Smith, Marketing Coordinator, Crawford, Murphy & Tilly, Inc.

Ms. Smith a practiced marketer with over 20 years’ experience in website design, social media, project management, and brand design. As a marketing researcher, she has a profound understanding of data collection and analysis. Her marketing strategies, including long-term campaigns as well as seasonal promotions, consistently exceed goals and return measured results.

To view a copy of this recording, please visit our Member Center.


Subject: Airport Insurance
October 2018

Sponsored by: 

This webinar discussed the following items:

  • Overview of specific Aviation - General Liability Coverages and Limits.
  • Coverages specific to Owners and/or Operators of Airports and Heliports.
  • Coverages specific to Tenants, Service Providers, and Contractors at airports.
  • Suggested Coverages and Limits to be carried by FBO’s, tenants, lessees etc.. at airports.
  • Claims/Incidents/Loss related trends associated with Airport Operations
Presented by Mr. Jerry Ruth, Sr. VP of Aviation - Commercial Insurance for Chubb
Mr. Jerry Ruth is a Sr. VP and the Aviation Practice Leader with Chubb for all Aviation risk in North America.  Jerry joined Chubb/ACE Limited in December 1998 as an Assistant VP of Aviation Underwriting and has over 28 years of experience in the aviation and aerospace underwriting field. 

To view a copy of this recording, please visit our Member Center.

Subject: Raising Awareness about Impacts of General Aviation
September 2018

Presented by the Alliance for Aviation Across America

September's webinar was presented by the Alliance for Aviation Across America (AAAA). They are a nonpartisan, nonprofit, national grassroots coalition of over 6,300 aviation and non-aviation stakeholders. AAAA represents individuals, businesses, FBOs, small airports, elected officials, agricultural and charitable organizations, and leading industry and aviation groups. Formed in 2007, they are dedicated to spreading awareness and educating the public about the value of general aviation, particularly for rural communities.

To view a copy of this recording, please visit our Member Center.


Subject: Grant Assurances
August 2018

Presented by the FAA

August's webinar was presented by the Federal Aviation Administration. While this webinar didn't allow enough time to discuss all grant assurances faced by airport grant recipients, it covered key assurances and those that Compliance receives questions about frequently. Whether you are new to airports or simply need a refresher, this was a webinar for you!  

To view a copy of this recording, please visit our Member Center.

Subject: ODOT Aviation - Overview of FAA's OE/AAA System
May 2018

Presented by ODOT Office of Aviation

May's webinar provided an overview of the FAA’s Obstruction Evaluation / Airport Airspace Analysis (OE/AAA) system, including how to create a user account, sign up to receive notifications as well as how to view and comment on circularized cases.

To view a copy of this recording, please visit our Member Center.