Directory of publications

If you would like copies of the following brochures, please contact the Aviation  Bureau at

Aircraft registration

Aircraft Registration in Iowa

Unless specifically exempted, a certificate of registration is required to operate an aircraft in Iowa (in addition to being registered with the FAA).

Automated Weather Observing System
(AWOS) brochure

AWOS collects and disseminate weather data to various sources for the primary purpose of enhancing the safety of aircraft operations in Iowa's air transportation system.

Aviation Career

Careers in Aviation

From designing, flying and repairing planes, to airport management and aviation marketing, a wide range of aviation career training opportunities exists in Iowa.

Discover Aviation

Discover Aviation in Iowa

Each year, an estimated 1.3 million aircraft operations are conducted at airports throughout Iowa. Significant activity occurs in each aviation category, including commercial airlines, air cargo, military, and general aviation.

Federal AIP Funding

Federal AIP Funding

Vision 100, the Century of Aviation Reauthorization Act, reauthorizes federal aviation programs through fiscal year 2007 and sets spending levels for the Airport Improvement Program (AIP), Essential Air Service, Small Community Development Grants, and other programs that develop and maintain facilities at airports around the country.

General Aviation Security

GA Security brochure

General aviation security guidelines have been adapted from the National Working Group on General Aviation Security. This group consisted of members from the nation's major aviation associations.

Aviation Photography Contest

Iowa Aviation Photography Contest

Each participant may submit a maximum of 20 pictures for the contest. All photos must have an Iowa connection and may include photos taken on travels away from Iowa. Only digital entries will be accepted. Digital photos should be taken at the highest resolution possible.

Iowa Aviation System

Iowa Aviation System fact sheet

Vision for Iowa airports. To have safe, quality facilities and services that support transportation demands while meeting economic and quality of life needs in Iowa.

You Can Fly brochure

You Can Fly

Flight schools in Iowa. Most frequently asked questions about learning to file. College pilot training programs in Iowa.


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